A Notary Public is a person designated by the Provincial Government or the pertinent regulatory body who is in charge of administering oaths, authenticating legal documents, contracts, and copies, and taking affidavits and declarations on legal matters.
A commissioner of oaths is authorized by provincial legislation to administer and witness swearing of oaths or solemn affirmations in taking of affidavits for any legal matter. Oaths must be witnessed in person and the signature compared to a piece of photo identification.
(i) Certified True Copies of Original Documents
Including marriage certificates, death certificates, wills, birth certificates, diplomas, degrees and passports. We will require to see the original document.
(ii) Commissioning of Oaths and Affidavits
(a) Affidavits for insurance claims, including stolen vehicles
(b) Affidavits of Service,
(c) Affidavits for name changes, transfer of ownership, marital status
(d) Sworn Statements for Family Gift of a Used Vehicle in the Province of Ontario
(e) Any other affidavit required by law
(iii) Witnessing and Certifying Signatures and Verifying Identities
(f) Life certificates, proof of life certificates and certificates of existence
(g) Letters of invitation for visitors to Canada
(h) Consent to travel letters for children traveling abroad
(iv) Administering oaths and taking declarations to be used in legal matters:
(a) Statutory declarations confirming identity
(b) Statutory declarations of marital status, including IMM 5409 E Statutory Declarations of Common Law Status and Statutory Declarations of Conjugal Relationships for Citizenship and Immigration Canada applications
(c) Statutory declarations for professional accreditation, including for colleges or universities
(d) Any other statutory declaration required by law.
(v) Preparing and drafting any kind of Affidavit or Statutory Declaration