As well, all applications both new and renewal will have to pay a $100 fee.
New applicants to become a Commissioner of Oaths will now need a certificate of conduct. As well, all applications both new and renewal will have to pay a $100 fee. Members of the public who are 19 years of age or older and are Canadian citizens or permanent residents can apply to be a Commissioner for Oaths. Appointees are considered in a position of trust and play an important role in the proper completion of legal documents, in particular the administration of Oaths and Affirmations for Affidavits and Declarations. Each month, the province receives between 100-200 new and renewal applications for Commissioner for Oaths. Mayors of municipalities, barristers and Members of the House of Assembly will remain Commissioners of Oaths by virtue of office.