Commissioner of Oaths services are offered through the Town's Customer Services Department between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (4:00 pm on Fridays
during the summer) and include affidavits, oaths, statutory declarations and
foreign pension documents (Newmarket residents only). Note that Commissioner of Oath services are subject to a fee, with the exception of commissioning of foreign pension documents.
Town Commissioners will not sign any of the following:
- Estate, Will or Power of Attorney documents
- Real Estate documents
- Documents that are leaving the country
- Consent letters for children travelling abroad
- Letter of Invitation for visitors to Canada
- Any court related documents
Since the services vary, it is recommended that you contact the Town
905-895-5193 in advance of your visit to confirm that your document can be
commissioned by a Town Commissioner.
The Town does not provide Notary Public services. A list of Notary Publics
and lawyers who notarize documents can be found in your local phone
Once you are certain the Town can commission your document, you must visit
the Customer Services Department in person. Note that these services are only available at 395 Mulock Drive. The request for the Commissioner of Oaths
service must be made by the same individual who will be taking the oath and
signing the document. You must present one original piece of photo
identification (no copies permitted) in the form of government-issued photo
identification: i.e. a valid driver's license, a valid passport, which includes
All documents to be commissioned must be signed in the presence of
the Commissioner of Oaths.