Notarial services are provided by the Australian Embassy and Australian Consulates-General. Notarial services include authenticating and certifying documents, witnessing signatures, taking of statutory declarations, affidavits, oaths and affirmations, and other services.
The Australian Embassy and Australian Consulates-General provide notarial services at different times by appointment only.
Yes, fees apply. Please see the notarial services page for more information.
During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we ask that all notarial services that can be obtained through the mail are done via mail instead of in person. The following services can be done by mail:
All other services must be done in person. This includes witnessing signatures (e.g. for land transfers and driving licences), affidavits and wills. Please make an appointment with your preferred office.