Appointment as a Public Notary - Victoria

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to become a Public Notary. A Public Notary is a senior legal practitioner appointed by the Supreme Court who is given statutory powers at a national and international level to:

  • witness documents
  • administer oaths
  • draw up and certify wills, deeds, contracts and powers of attorney.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 for this appointment you must:

  • Be a natural person;
  • Be an Australian lawyer;
  • Have held an Australian practising certificate for a 5 year period; and
  • Have completed a course of study related to notarial practice.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Affidavit in Support of Application for Appointment - Please consult the responsible agency for more information.
Apply All Application for Certificate of Eligibility - DOC (Opens in new window)
Apply All Notice of Application for Appointment - Please consult the responsible agency for more information.
Apply All Notification of Particulars and Specimen Seal - DOC (Opens in new window)

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Oath Affirmation of Office - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Act(s) name

Public Notaries Act 2001 VIC

Administering agency

Victorian Legal Admissions Board

Contact details

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

Chief Executive Officer

Victorian Legal Admissions Board

Operating address: 451 Little Bourke Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Phone: 03 9604 2451
Fax: 03 9604 2414
Email: vlab@justice.vic.gov.au
Website: https://www.lawadmissions.vic.gov.au/ (Opens in new window)