Admission to Practice as a Public Notary - South Australia

Service summary

All persons intending to act as a Public Notary will require admission from the Supreme Court of South Australia.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.



Additional information

Please read the Legal Practitioners Rules 1981 for requirements before applying. Part 7 - Public Notaries.

Rules, forms, fees and practice directions are available at:

Administering agency

Supreme Court of South Australia
Civil Registry

Act(s) name

Legal Practitioners Act 1981 (South Australia)

Contact details

Client Services Officers

The Supreme Court Registry is open between 9.30am and 4.30pm weekdays.

Operating address:
Sir Samuel Way building
241-259 Victoria Square
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address:
1 Gouger Street
Adelaide SA 5000





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