Find a Commissioner for Oaths

To find a Commissioner for Oaths you can do any of the following:

Call us

You can call Attorney-General and Justice statutory appointments officer and search for a Commissioner for Oaths either by region or surname.

Phone: (08) 8999 1809

agd.sao@nt.gov.au 

Go to a police station 

You can find a Commissioner for Oaths by going to a police station in the Northern Territory.  

Find a list of police stations on the NT Police website

If you live remotely

If there isn't a police station in your local community, you will need to call the statutory appointments officer on (08) 8999 1809 to find the nearest Commissioner for Oaths to you. 

Other people who are Commissioners for Oaths

There are people who are automatically given power under the law to be a Commissioner for Oaths. 

They are also known as ex-officio Commissioner for Oaths. 

These are all of the following: 

  • a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • a member of the Commonwealth Senate who represents the Territory
  • a member of the commonwealth House of Representatives who represents an electorate in the Territory
  • a legal practitioner who holds a practising certificate
  • a police officer
  • anyone appointed by the Attorney-General. 

A person stops being a Commissioner for Oaths when they no longer hold one of these positions.

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Last updated: 30 November 2017