NY Notary Public Classes Exam Schedules & Procedures (July 1, 2018 - December 31st, 2018)
Please register for the Notary Public licensing exam at the locations listed below on the day of the exam. It is Walk-In registration only. There is no pre-registration. See the schedule(s) below to determine the most convenient location for you to take the NY Notary Exam. This schedule is published every three (3)-months in advance as the state issues the notary exam dates.
It is recommended that you arrive 45 minutes before the exam start time because people who are late for the exam are not admitted. Some locations might become 100% occupied whereas there are no more seats available.
Notary Exam Fee and Personal ID Requirements To take The NY Notary Exam:
1. You need one (1) government issued ID that has your picture and signature that is not expired. Your identification MUST BE CURRENT (not expired) and from the following list:
2. Notary Exam Walk-In door FEE $15. Only acceptable forms of payment to, "Department of State" are as follows:
NY Notary Public 2018 Walk-In Exam Rules & Procedures
WARNING: Turn-off all Cell phones, electronic communication devices such as I pads and any other electronic devices like pagers…. Have to be turned-off! You can be expelled if caught with them on.
WARNING: All reference materials, books, folders, etc. are forbidden. DO NOT bring nap-sacks, brief cases and large bags which will not be permitted in the exam room and there is no storage space provided outside the exam room!
WARNING: Do not attempt to bring any visitors or guests to the exam which includes children.
WARNING: Food and beverages like coffee, tea, water, etc. are NOT permitted in the test.
WARNING: Cheating, helping others and being caught with notes, etc. will be kicked-out of the exam and may also
be subject to further disciplinary actions after being expelled from the exam. This includes disturbances.
You will be notified by mail after the exam if you have qualified. No scores are given. Just "PASSED" or "FAILED".
If it gets lost in the mail you can get it over the phone only after 3 weeks. It usually come in 1 - 2 weeks from the Notary exam date.
You must score 70% (percent) correct answers on the 40-questions multiple-choice exam. That equates to getting 28 or more correct or not missing more than 12 answers to pass the NY State Notary Public exam. Your exam results are mailed to you and have been delivered on average within 1 to 3 weeks.
When You Pass the you will receive a “PASSED” notice in the mail which includes your application form and Notary Public application instructions. This is an oath of office for your first 4- year commission period. You must sign an Oath of Office and have it notarized. You will be renewing every 4 years, much like a driver’s license procedure. In this case the initial & renewal fee is $60.00
For those who failed the state exam. They will receive a, “FAILED” notice and maty retake the exam
as many times as they wish. There is approximately a 60% failure rate according to the statistics we have been able to gather. This is due to improper preparation. N.Y.S. Notary Public Association exam prep classes students pass at over 99% on the first try…and are guaranteed to pass with a free repeat on training when they submit a failed notice.
Examination results are only valid for a period of two years.
How To Study To Pass The Exam
To pass the exam study New York State Notary Public License Law and the general terms and definitions of legal terms and statutes of the Executive laws and Penal laws related to the duties and functions of a NY notary public.
Applicants will be given 1-hour to finish the test. NYS Notary Public Class attendees finish in an average of 10-20 minutes and pass at over 99%. Self study students
report using the entire hour given to complete the exam and fail at approximately 60% of the time. To learn about the NYS Notary Public Association online recorded prep call and live 5-hour classes please CLICK-HERE
Walk-In Examination Schedule
July 1, 2018 – December 31st, 2018
For getting answers to any questions you might still have about the NY Notary Public exam procedures and requirements please feel free to call us toll free at (347) 427-9091
FREE NY Notary Public Exam Sample Practice Training Video
The below video is one of the six online training videos needed
to prepare properly for the exam. This is a sample and you can
not pass the exam with this alone.
This is a GREAT review video for current Notary Publics in New York State!
TO PURCHASE THE NY STATE ONLINE RECORDED NOTARY PUBLIC LICENSING COURSE CLICK-HERE
Learn all about the NY Notary Exam
To become a Notary Public in New York State (NYS) you need to study for a 40 question, multiple choice exam. You get 1 hour to complete the exam. The students that have taken a NY Notary Association certified Notary training course usually report finishing their exam in approximately 15-20 minutes! You need to study the NY Notary Licensing Law to pass. there are also a few narrative questions with true/false options. You need a 70% or 28 of 40 correct.
The exam includes being thumb printed and using a No. 2 lead pencil to fill in circles on the answer score sheet. You read the questions from a test booklet that the State exam proctor hands out after the door to the exam room is locked. Do not be late or you will not be admitted into the NY Notary exam!
Your passed slip from the Notary exam is mailed to you in about 1 week. Congrats...you Did it! You never have to take the New York Notary exam again because it is a lifetime commission renewable every 4 years...much like a drivers license.
Is the Notary exam easy...well YES & NO.
Those people who attempt to study on their own fail at a rate of 60%, as far as we have been able to determine interviewing the students who came to us after failure. YES..it is EASY when you have taken one of our Notary Classes or the Online Notary class because less than 1% of our students need to repeat the NY Notary exam preparation and re-take the exam.
After you leave the NY Notary exam testing center (see dates/times/locations above), your score sheet is graded the same day...but you must await the notification which takes about 1-week on average. Next you go have your oath of office done. You find a Notary Public who will administer the oath of office to you! Of course this is a FREE service for a fellow Officer of the State of New york. Congrats...You did it and your resume will be forever indebted to you!
When you ask the question, how do you become a Notary...the answer should always include a course approved by the New York State Notary Public Association.
Notary Public New York Classes Can Be Taken Online
The live NY Notary Public Licensing classes are 5 hours long. Food and beverage are included. We host those on Friday mornings so the students can review what we taught them over the weekend before the state exams the following wednesday and Tuesday.