Government of New Brunswick


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.


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

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.


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.


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

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
For a five year appointment 75.001991-06-30
Renewal fee for five years75.001991-06-30
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