Admission to Practice as a Public Notary - South Australia


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

A notary public is a public officer who is appointed for life by the State. They are given statutory powers to administer certain legal actions such as witness documents, administer oaths and provide other administrative functions.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • be entitled to practise the profession of law in South Australia
  •  be admitted and enrolled as a legal practitioner for at least 5 years.



Administering agency

Supreme Court of South Australia

Civil Registry

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Client Services Officers

Civil Registry

Supreme Court of South Australia

South Australia
Operating address: Sir Samuel Way building
241-259 Victoria Square
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address: 1 Gouger Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Phone: 0882040289
Fax: 0882127154
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