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Notaries Public administer oaths and take and receive affidavits, affirmations and declarations. A Notary Public is frequently asked to make a notarial copy of a document for official purposes, such as signing passport documents or certifying copies of birth certificates.
Effective September 26, 2016, all new applications and renewals for Notary Public appointments must complete an educational component as part of the application process. The educational component outlines and reinforces your understanding of the duties and obligations as a Commissioner for Oaths.
A Notary Public can:
Notaries Public are frequently asked to make a notarial copy of a document for official purposes. They can notarize documents to be used in and outside of Saskatchewan.
Examples of what a Notary Public can do are:
An appointment as a Notary Public in Saskatchewan lasts for five years.
You may apply to become a Notary Public if you are:
Renewing Your Notary Public 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.
You will need to apply through an online application system to become a Notary Public in Saskatchewan.
Before you begin, you will need to:
Applications take approximately two to three weeks for processing.
Upon approval, you will receive an invoice to pay the Notary Public appointment fee of $200. Exceptions to this are:
For information on how to pay your invoice, see the apply section below.
Appointments are approved by officials authorized to act on behalf of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General. Appointments are effective from the date the Certificate of Appointment is issued.
Apply for or renew your appointment as a Notary Public using the online application system.
To pay your invoice you will need to sign in to your Saskatchewan Account and follow the directions below:
You can print your certificate on the "View My Invoices" page.
Notaries Public can notarize documents to be used in and outside of Saskatchewan.
You can find a Notary Public through:
In addition, all lawyers are Notaries Public.
You can use your Saskatchewan Account to:
Use your Saskatchewan Account to sign in to the online Notary Public system and manage your appointment details.
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