You can apply to become a Commissioner for Oaths in Saskatchewan if you are over the age of 18.
Certain individuals are Commissioners for Oaths because of their position or office, and are not required to apply for an appointment. The appointment ends as soon as you no longer hold that position or office. These individuals are:
- Lawyers in good standing in Saskatchewan;
- Members of the Legislative Assembly;
- Senior officers of the Canadian Armed Forces, including permanent and/or reserve officers;
- Court officials who are appointed pursuant to The Court Officials Act 2012;
- All police officers; and
- Certain provincial government officials who need the appointment to perform their duties.
You can review The Commissioners for Oaths Act, 2012 and The Commissioners for Oaths Regulations, 2013 to determine if you are a Commissioner for Oaths because of your office or status.
Renewing Your Commissioner for Oaths Appointment
You may apply for a renewal of your appointment in advance of your expiry date.
If you apply for your renewal prior to the month in which your existing certificate expires, the month in which your appointment expires will change. For example, if your appointment expires in June and you apply to renew in February, your new appointment expiry date will be in February.