Commissioners for Oaths

A Commissioner of Oaths is an individual who is authorized by law to witness signatures for certain documents such as affidavits and statutory declarations. 


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About Commissioners for Oaths

A Commissioner for Oaths is a person who is authorised to verify affidavits and other legal documents, it is a power granted by the Chief justice. It allows us to verify affidavits, certify documents, witness signatures and statutory declarations.

Areas of Expertise

Application to amend birth registration

Declaration affirming parentage

Delayed birth registration forms

Election to change of name of child under the age of 12

Statutory declaration by an applicant to correct an error in registration

Legal name change application

Blank statutory declaration

Insurance claims

Common law status affidavits;

Special invitations to family members overseas;

Passport applications (in lieu of guarantor)

Pension purpose attestations of recipient being alive and confirming their residency

Residency document

Lost passport

Single status certificate

Consent letter for traveling with a child commonly referred to as a travel document

Federal government permanent residency card applications

Affidavit waiving vaccinations based on religious grounds

Please note that we are not Notary Public.

    1. Please bring in your complete document to be commissioned but do not sign it until the Commissioner is available to witness your signature.
    2. In order to have your document commissioned, all parties required to sign the document must be present and must provide valid photo identification.

The following is a listing of documents a Commissioner of Oaths cannot sign:

Forms which call upon a Commissioner of Oath, yet also request certified true copies of other documents as attachments. Because the Commissioner cannot certify attachments, they cannot sign the affixed application (as listed above, the only exception is that of a federal government permanent residency application)

Please note we reserve the right to refuse commissioning services of any document.


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*This is subject to entering into a CFA agreement in accordance with our policy and complying with your responsibilities under the agreement.

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