Volunteer JP Service
Sutherland Shire Council officers volunteering as New South Wales Justices of the Peace representatives will ONLY verify an identity and witness signatures on the below listed documents limited to a maximum of 15 sheets (per customer, per day):
Note: This service is subject to Volunteer Justice of the Peace Officer availability. Please phone Council on 9710 0333 prior to attending on the day to confirm.
Please refer to Sutherland Court House for signing of documents in excess of 15 sheets.
Statutory declarations, for example:
- Registration of animals
- Company documents requiring a witness of a signature
Certified copies of original documents
All New South Wales Justices of the Peace are PROHIBITED from witnessing/certifying ANY of the following documents:
Anything requiring a Public Notary
Enduring Power of Attorneys
Laminated Citizenship Certificates
Proof of Life forms
*Please note: Overseas pensions cannot be certified by a Justice of the Peace. You will require a Public Notary Officer to do this. The website www.notarynsw.org.au provides a list of Officers in your area that can provide this service.