What: We provide notarisation services to clients who need documents witnessed, authenticated or certified for use overseas (in foreign courts, tribunals, public or private administrative bodies, banks, insurers, registrars etc).

Who: the Notary Public in New South Wales is a solicitor qualified to practice law in the state, with at least five years continuous practicing experience prior to his appointment as a notary. Your notary will also have the support of a local and international network of notarial professionals, through membership of:

  • The Society of Notaries of New South Wales Inc.;
  • The Australian and New Zealand College of Notaries;
  • The World Organisation of Notaries (Common Law countries);
  • The International Union of Notaries (Civil Law countries).

When: Notarisations can be produced on the same business day or following business day (depending on the type of notarial certificate required). This time estimate does not however include the provision of an apostille or legalisation, which is applied by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade or the foreign mission of the country in which the notarised document is to be used. This can take up to a few additional days to completion.

How Much: Our fees are competitive and in some circumstances we may be able to offer discounts to our clients. This will depend on the type of notarisation and who is it provided to. for more information, potential clients are encouraged to contact us for a quote.

More Information:

For more information about the different types of notarial certificates we can provide, see our Services and Examples sections. To find out whether you can become our client, see our Clients and Conferences sections. To see whether we can come to you, see our Availability section.