A traveling will offer standard traveling notary public services to those who are incapable or unwilling to travel to a notary’s office. A traveling notary public is usually in high demand due to notary public’s convenience and maneuverability from various locations.
Step one in becoming a notary public is applying for commission. All first time California notary applicants must take the 6-hr notary seminar (current California Notary Publics may take a 3-hour refresher class as long as the commission expires within 12 months and after the date of the seminar & exam). Live notary seminars include notary application, training manual, California Notary exam, and LiveScan along with other California State requirements. California Notary supply package includes Notary bond, official seal and journal, to perform notary duties and liability protection steps.
When looking into becoming a traveling notary, be sure to apply to educational courses that can be accredited to the Notary Association and that you will be certified after taking and passing the California Notary Exam.
There is much success to achieve and this will depend on promotions. Promotion though the internet, passing out business cards, advertising in local LA County ads, phonebook etc. are ways to connect to local businesses that deal with a great amount of important legal documents. Making a great first impression may land a long term relationship with clients who often need the services of a traveling notary. Investing in promotion can be rather costly but a vital part in growing a notary business or advertising notary services for a local business. Promotion is an investment and the more one promotes his or herself the most likely the business will grow with clients.
Looking up current traveling notaries should be considered before pricing of a traveling notary fees to ensure such fees are current with traveling notary public market. Do to changing laws and regulations, understanding the latest rules and regulations by viewing the California Notary Public Handbook often are very important.
Traveling notary seminars will help a potential traveling public notary on an independent, profitable career path without having one’s own boss or become part of a notary company looking for young, bright and highly motivated notaries. Another option for those seeking notary employment is to use a notary position as an additional earning income. Upon starting up, try being competitive as you build up a client base.