Appointment as a Notary Public - Australian Capital Territory


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.

Service type


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.


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Act(s) name

Notaries Public Act 1984 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Justice and Community Safety Directorate

ACT Law Courts & Tribunal Administration

Supreme Court

Contact details

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