California Notary Signing Agent Complete Course $89
- You are already a notary public - why not become a certified notary signing agent and earn more money?
- Notarystudy.com offers an online preparation course to assist you in becoming a certified notary signing agent.
- The Course will prepare you to understand what you really need to as a notary signing agent.
- We offer a list of of websites to enlist your services.
- There are 30 multiple choice questions, with a passing grade of 75% required in order to receive a notary signing agent certificate by mail.
- Sample of many loan documents.
- This course includes the notary signing agent certification exam.
Questions & Answers
What do I get after paying $89?
You will get all of the following:
1. Online access to our California notary signing agent course for six months
2. The Notary Signing Agent book with samples loan signing documents click here
3. The Official Notary Public Journal click here
4. The California Notary Signing Agent certification exam at the end of the online course click here
5. Your Notary Signing Agent certificate sent by first class mail after you pass the certification exam. click here
6. Enlist in our notary search free click here
7. Email support 7 days a week click here
8. Participate in our notary forum click here
What does the California notary signing agent online course consists of?
The California notary signing agent online course is written for all notaries that decide to become notary signing agents. We teach you all the steps you need to know in order to work as a notary signing agent with loan signing package, journal entries and a list of companies seeking to hire notary signing agents.
Do I need any special configuration on my computer or online connection to use this website?
No, if you can read these Questions and Answers, you are ready to register and take the online course.
What is a California notary signing agent?
A California notary signing agent is a California notary public who specializes in handling and notarizing loan papers.
As a California notary public what are the benefits in becoming a California notary signing agent?
As a California notary public you will have more benefits because you will be trained to work with mortgage and/or title companies in assisting to close real-estate loans.
How long will it take me to study to take the certification notary signing agent exam?
That question depends on you; you can study the material in one day or over a longer period if you wish.
After I register how long can I use my username and password?
You will have access to the course for six months; enough time to review the course and pass the notary loan signing certification exam.
Notarystudy.com offers a certification exam?
Yes, at the end of this online course you will be able to take the certification exam, the exam consist in 30 questions that you have to answer our company designed 30 questions; you will have 3 attempts to pass with a score of 75% or higher.
What does the certification notary signing agent exam consist of?
The exam consists of 30 multiple choice questions, and the time allowed is 60 minutes.
Can I take the Notarystudy.com certification exam several times?
Yes, you have 3 attempts to pass the exam with 75% or more enough attempts to become certified. After submitting the exam for grading, you will receive your score immediately. If your score is more than 75% we will send you your certificate by mail.
What happen if I do not pass the exam in my 3 attempts?
If you do not pass the exam in 3 attempts and still want to become certified you can pay the certification exam only to have 3 attempts more. (click your state, click certification exam)
After passing the exam with 75% or more, when will I receive my certificate?
You will receive it about 3-5 days after we have received your score of 75% or more, by mail at no extra charge.
Will there be any extra charge to receive the certification by mail?
No, the mail charges are included in your $89 payment.
Can two people take the same course?
No, this is a registration for one person only and the certification will be given to the register name only.
How will I receive my username and password after registration?
After you register, you will type your own username and password; then you may use it to log in. If you have any problem with the registration process, please contact us, and we will resolve it ASAP.
Is my credit card transaction secure when I register?
Yes, Notarystudy.com uses a secure transaction system using SSL and encryption technology. Notarystudy.com does not retain your credit card information after your registration has been completed. We currently accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards.
Can my company pay for this class?
Yes, your company can pay for this class, or any friend or family member can pay for this class, as long as the registration form is in your name. The certificate will show the name given on the registration form.
Why is it important to be certified?
It is important because notaries with certification have an advantage over notaries without. Companies prefer notaries with the highest education and skills.
Do I need a license to become a California notary signing agent?
You need to be a notary public, but you don’t need any special license to become a notary signing agent. We recommend taking the course because you will be prepared for the loan signing process.
I am not a California notary public. Can I take the California notary signing agent course?
Yes, you can take the course and receive your notary signing agent certification, but in order to work as a notary signing agent you must be a notary public.
How much can I charge as a notary signing agent?
Usually, notary agents working for loan signing companies receive $70 or more per loan package signed. If working directly with mortgage lenders, title and escrow companies, they receive from $150 to $250 for each loan package signed. These figures are also dependent on traveling costs.
I have other questions, how can I contact you?
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Becoming a Notary Public
Notary Public Definition
5 Characteristics of a Notary Public
Term of Office
Jurisdiction of a Notary Public
Notary Public Bonds
Errors and Omissions Insurance
Chapter 2 Notary Acts
Notary Acknowledgment Responsibilities
Providing Certified Copies of Power of Attorney
Chapter 3 Identification of the Signer
Credible Identifying Witness
One Credible Identifying Witness
Two Credible Identifying Witnesses
Chapter 4 Notary Practice
Seal Purchase or Replacement
Shape of the Seal
Sample of a Notary Seal
Notarization of Deeds, Quitclaim Deeds, or Deed of Trust
Sample Deed of Trust Journal entry using 2 Credible Witnesses
Surrendering the Journal to an Employer upon Termination of Employment
Photocopies of Lines Items
Employer Examinations of Journals
Notary Fees, Fines and Penalties
Essential Information for a Notary
Notary Refusal of Service
Notarization of Minors
Unauthorized Practices of Law
Documents in Other Languages
Description of a Notary Signing Agent
Overall Duties of Notary Signing Agents
Becoming a Notary Signing Agent
Injury and Damages
Chapter 6 Working for Loan Signing Companies or Working Directly with Lenders
Employment with Loan Signing Company
Working Directly with Lenders
Independent Contractor Agreement
Sample Independent Contractor Agreement
Personal Business Cards
Locating Mortgage and Title Companies
Creating a Website
Advertising on the Web
Notarystudy.com Sample Search
Drawn Sample Registration
Chapter 7 Mortgage Loans
What is a Mortgage?
Types of Mortgages
Obtaining a Mortgage
Analyzing Borrower Information
Market Value of the Property
Chapter 8 Description of a Loan Signing Agent’s Activities
Lenders Looking for notary Signing Agents
Receiving the Assignment
Sample Assignment Form
Email, Fax or Download it
Pick Up Documents
Delivery to the Borrower
Contacting the Borrower
Should I Save all Documents or Write Down the List of Documents I Received?
Chapter 9 Important Information to Discuss When Contacting the Borrower
Verify Borrower’s Name
Comply with Lender’s Instructions
Confirm the Signing Location and Time
Verify Borrower’s Phone Number
Ask the Borrower to Have an ID
Borrower Does Not have and ID
Questions Relate to the Loan
Borrower Received Documents
Preparing the Documents Package to Be Signed
Maintain Same Order of Documents
Use Sticky Notes for Places to Be Signed and Initials
Verify All Documents are Complete
Blank Spaces and Type Errors
Review the Three Days’ Right to Cancel Document
Verify Lender’s Instructions
Verify Signing Location an Arrive On Time
Chapter 10 Step by Step What to Do When the Signing Agent Meets the Borrower
Using Time Wisely
Arriving at the Signing Location
Meeting the Borrower
Look for Appropriate Place for the Signings to take Place
Identifying the Signer(s)
Collecting Photocopies, check, etc
Show All Documents to Be Signed
Sample Journal Entries
Signing the Documents
Should a Notary Signing Agent Advise the Borrower?
Reviewing All Documents
What If the Borrower does Not Want to Sign?
What to do if Mistakes Were Made?
Chapter 11 Returning Documents
Invoicing the Lender
Keeping Track of Invoices
Computer or Notebook
The Use of Folders
Chapter 12 Mortgage Documents
Sample Settlement Statement
Affidavit of Occupancy
Sample Affidavit of Occupancy
Deed of Trust
Sample Deed of Trust
Notice of Right to Cancel
Sample Notice of Right to Cancel
The Truth in Lending Disclosure
Sample Truth in Lending Disclosure Statement
W9 Tax Form
Sample W9 Tax Form
Housing Financial discrimination Act
Sample Housing Financial Discrimination Act
Requested Copy of Transcript of Tax Form 4506
Sample Tax form 4506
The Uniform Residential Loan Application Form 1003
Sample Uniform Residential Loan Application
Sample Signature Certification/Affidavit
Sample Settlement Agent Closing Instructions, Escrow Closing
Sample Provider of Settlement Service Disclosure
Sample Document correction Agreement
Practice Exam and Answer Key
Companies Seeking to Hire Notary Signing Agents
Notary Public Offices By State