The Rockland County Clerk maintains records on New York State Notary Publics residing or doing business in Rockland County. We are responsible for authenticating notary public commissions, signatures and effective dates. The County Clerk also administers notary renewals, and provides "Becoming a Notary Public" informational packets.
You can register for the exam at the test center, on the day of the exam. Refer to the schedule below to find the most convenient location, date and time for you to take any upcoming exam. Exam schedules are updated in January and July of each year.
Seats are limited and assigned on a first-come/first-served basis.
Test sites and times are subject to change and exams may be canceled due to weather conditions or other emergencies. If hazardous weather conditions exist in your area, you may call 518-474-4429 to see if an exam has been canceled. Please do not call the test center.
If you need assistance or exam information, you may contact a Division of Licensing Services office in your area or call the Albany phone center at 518-474-4429. TDD users may contact the New York State relay operator at 1-800-662-1220. Persons with disabilities who require accessibility information may call 518-474-4429.
Notary Public exams will be held on the following dates:
Frequently Asked Questions
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