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.

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 five year period
  • have completed a course of study related to notarial practice.

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

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Guide for Public Notaries - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Public Notaries Act 2001 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Supreme Court (Miscellaneous Civil Proceedings) Rules 2008 Victoria

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.