Appointment as a Notary Public - Tasmania


You will need this appointment if you intend to become a public notary. Public notaries are barristers or solicitors who are given statutory powers to carry out duties such as:

  • preparing and certifying powers of attorney, wills, deeds, contracts and other legal documents, for use in Australia and overseas countries
  • administering oaths for Australian and international documents
  • verifying documents for use in Australia and overseas countries.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this appointment you must:

  • have been an Australian legal practitioner for at least five years
  • be of good fame and character
  • be competent to act as a public notary
  • have completed the notarial practice course.


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Act(s) name

Notaries Public Act 1990 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Justice

Supreme Court of Tasmania

Contact details

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