Justice of the Peace

The NSW Justice Association volunteers provide this service to the community of Willoughby. There is no booking required to use this service. Willoughby Council is grateful to the volunteers who are giving up their time and we ask that the users of this service are respectful and patient when interacting with them.

The service is provided at the following locations for the benefit of our residents and those persons working in and visiting the Willoughby City. Please click on each location to view available times and additional details.

JP's are available for JP's are not available for 
  • Witness a person making a Statutory Declaration
  • Witness a person making an Affidavit
  • Certify that a copy of an original document is a true and accurate copy 
  • Mortgages 
  • Company Registration 
  • Guarantees 
  • Wills 
  • Power of Attorney
  • Proof of Life 
  • Overseas documents

These documents should be taken to a Solicitor, a Notary Public or a third party that has the authority to explain and discuss the document. To find a Public Notary please visit notarylocator.com.au/NSW.

Artarmon Library

When: Thursdays 6pm - 7pm 

Where: 139 Artarmon Road, Artarmon 2064 

Chatswood Library

Due to high demand we will be extending hours at Chatswood Library on Mondays in 2023. Sessions will take place from 12pm - 2pm effective from Monday 9 January 2023.

  • We are open in line with current Public Health Orders, please see our Conditions of Entry before your visit.
  • Due to the popularity of this service, you may need to queue to see a JP, please allow enough time for your visit.
  • Photocopying and printing is available, or use the library’s web printing service to send your documents to print.
  • The library is a cashless facility, only card or Eftpos payments are accepted. 

When: Mondays 12pm - 2pm, Wednesdays 10am - 12pm, Saturdays 10am - 12pm

Where: Lower Ground, The Concourse, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood 2067

Northbridge Library

When: Thursdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm 

Where: 258 Sailors Bay Rd, Northbridge 2063

Northbridge Plaza

When: Tuesday mornings 10am - 12pm
Where: 79 - 113 Sailors Bay Rd, Northbridge NSW 2063  (Level 1 opposite Seed Women & at the Lower Level of Plaza near carpark entrance door)

West Chatswood Library

Due to high demand there will be updated hours for West Chatswood Library on Tuesdays in 2023. Sessions will take place from 5pm - 6pm effective from Tuesday 10 January 2023.

When: Tuesdays 5pm - 6pm

Where: 565 Mowbray Rd West, Lane Cove North NSW 2066

You can find a Justice of the Peace outside the times offered by Council, or find more information about Justices of the Peace in NSW, at the NSW Justices Association, or Lawlink.

Please note: The Code of Conduct and the Attorney General's Office prohibits the Justice of the Peace from receiving gifts or payments for services. We thank you for your consideration.

Requests for witnessing Proof of Life forms or any overseas documents

NSW law does not authorise NSW JPs to witness signatures on overseas documents or to perform other tasks under overseas laws, or those required by an organisation or agency from overseas. A Public Notary is able to witness signatures on overseas documents.