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Justice of the Peace (JP) visits

If you need legal documents signed and witnessed a JP is available at the times and locations listed below. A free service with no bookings required.

About JPs

Justice of the Peace are people who are authorised to witness and sign statutory declarations, affidavits and certify legal documents, such as migration documents.

These people are volunteers and their availability can change with little notice.

Before you visit

  • Check you have the correct Declaration Form
  • The Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration Form is used for all Commonwealth
  • Matters – such as immigration and family law
  • The NSW Statutory Declaration Form is used for all NSW matters
  • With Declarations relating to Police Penalty Fines, the person holding the fine should attend the meeting with the JP

When certifying documents

  • Make sure the whole document is copied
  • Bring the original document with you
  • Documents in a non-English language need to be copied in the presence of the JP
  • Documents in English can be copied before meeting with a JP to save time


Times are subject to change at short notice.

Auburn Library | 02 8757 9060

Monday 10am to 12pm
Tuesday 10am to 12pm
Thursday 10am to 12pm
Saturday 11am to 12pm

Granville Library | 02 8757 9061

Tuesday 10am to 1pm

Greystanes Library | 02 8757 9062

Thursday 6pm to 7.30pm

Guildford Library | 02 8757 9063

Saturday 9.30am to 10.30am - not available first Saturday of the month
Saturday 11am to 12pm

Lidcombe Library | 02 8757 9064

Monday 12pm to 1pm
Wednesday 11am to 12pm

Merrylands Library | 02 8757 9065

Thursday 5.30pm to 7pm

Wentworthville Library | 02 8757 9067

Monday 2pm to 5pm
Friday 9.30am to 12pm