Appointment as a Notary Public - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will require this appointment if you intend to become a notary public. A notary public is a legal practitioner appointed by the Supreme Court. Activities carried out by a notary public may include:

  • drawing, attesting or certifying documents such as deeds and contracts for use overseas
  • taking affidavits and statutory declarations
  • preparing wills
  • drawing up formal papers relating to shipping.

Please use the contact details below for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to for appointment as a notary public, you must:

  • hold a current unrestricted practising certificate
  • be competent to act as a notary public
  • be of good fame and character.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Appointment as a Notary Public - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Notaries Public Act 1984 ACT

Administering agency

Justice and Community Safety Directorate

ACT Law Courts & Tribunal Administration

Supreme Court

Contact details

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General Enquiries, The Supreme Court Registry

Supreme Court

ACT Law Courts & Tribunal Administration

Justice and Community Safety Directorate

Operating address: Magistrates Court Building
4 Knowles Place
Canberra City
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: PO BOX 1548
Canberra City, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 1709
Email: scregistry@act.gov.au