JP services

Justice of the Peace services

JPs in New South Wales are able to:

  • Witness the signing of a statutory declaration
  • Witness the signing of an affidavit
  • Certify that a copy of an original document is a true copy.


  • Bookings are essential and open 24 hours before the scheduled day
  • Visitors will be asked to provide a booking confirmation before seeing the JP
  • Visitor contact details will be noted in compliance with NSW Health guidelines
  • Please note bookings are for one person only at any one time. Carer’s or co-signers will be permitted
  • Please ensure you have your original documents, number of copies required, identification, completed forms and your own pen on arrival.
  • There is a 15 minute limit per person. The JP will sign additional documents if time permits or you may be asked to rejoin the line.
  • A photocopying service is not available at the Customer Service Centre. Please organise your copies before arrival
  • Please note that this service cannot be guaranteed at all times as it is dependent on the availability of JP staff. We advise you phone first to check that staff with JP credentials will be available on the day.

Ashfield Library

3/260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield
From Tuesday 2 November to Friday 17 December 2021 - 10am-12pm
From Tuesday 4 January 2022
Bookings open 24 hours before the scheduled day

Click here to make a booking

Balmain Library

370 Darling Street, Balmain
Wednesday 10am-12pm
Bookings open 24 hours before the scheduled day

Click here to make a booking

Find a JP

Find registered JPs and their contact details in your suburb at the NSW Communities and Justice website  Some local chemists also offer this service.

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Page last updated: 21 Oct 2021