Government of New Brunswick
  • Description
  • Fees
  • Contacts
  • Overview

    The Commissioners for Taking Affidavits Act provides authority for the Minister to appoint and empower as many persons resident in New Brunswick as are necessary to be a Commissioner of Oaths. All Commissioner of Oaths appointments are valid for five years and they all expire on December 31st, unless revoked. Appointments can be renewed.

    Eligibility

    To be appointed a Commissioner of Oaths a resident of New Brunswick must:

    · Be at least nineteen (19) years of age
    · Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant

    A person cannot be appointed a Commissioner of Oaths if she/he has been convicted of an offence, pertinent to the appointment, under the Criminal Code of Canada or the criminal law of any jurisdiction outside Canada.

    Description

    After the Financial and Consumer Services Commission reviews an application to be a Commissioner of Oaths, it will provide you with a handbook to study and instructions on how and where to take the test.

    Fees

    Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

    Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
    YYYY-MM-DD
    For a five year appointment 75.002012-03-02
    Renewal fee for five years75.002012-03-02
    Contact Email Location
    Fredericton