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Justice of the Peace

All Justice of the Peace services have been suspended until further notice.

JUSTICE OF THE PEACE

City of Ryde Libraries are offering limited JP services. For the safety of our community we are adhering to our COVID Safe Plan, and social distancing will be implemented.

Conditions:

  • Please stay home if you feel unwell
  • All visitors must check-in through Service NSW upon entry
  • Have all your documents and/or identification ready on arrival
  • Have photocopies of your documents and/or identification ready before you queue up
  • Document limit: 10 documents maximum per customer
  • No booking is required. First-come first-served basis
  • Please see staff at front desk for a ticket when you arrive
JP SERVICES AT LIBRARIES

 All Justice of the Peace services have been suspended until further notice.

OTHER COMMUNITY JP SERVICES

Below is a list of other community JP services available in the Ryde and surrounding local government area. We encourage you to call up beforehand. Last updated in October 2021.

DAY

TIME

LOCATION

PHONE

Monday

10.00AM - 11.00AM

CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY AID*
2 Dickson Ave, West Ryde

9858 3222

Tuesday

10.00AM - 12.00PM

COX’S ROAD MALL
203-211 Cox’s Rd, North Ryde

Wednesday

9.30AM - 12.30PM (currently suspended)

MACQUARIE CENTRE
Customer Service Desk, Lvl 4

9887 0820

9.30AM - 12.30PM (currently suspended)

(every 1st and 3rd week)

RHODES WATERSIDE
1 Rider Boulevard, Rhodes

8754 1111

10.00AM - 11.00AM

CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY AID*
12 Lakeside Rd, Eastwood

9858 3222

Saturday

9.00AM - 12.00PM (currently suspended)

RHODES WATERSIDE
1 Rider Boulevard, Rhodes

8754 1111


*Clients must wear face masks when they see JP at Christian Community Aid.

What services can a Justice of the Peace (JP) provide?

Generally a Justice of the Peace can:

  • witness oaths or affidavits
  • take statutory declarations and affirmations
  • witness signatures
  • attest the execution of a document
  • certify a true copy of an original document.
JP Public Register

You can find a Justice of the Peace using the online JP Public Register. You can search by postcode, name of a JP, day of availability, language spoken and JP registration number. 

The register lists a JP’s location, availability and telephone number. Please note that JPs are volunteers and may not be available at all times.

NSW Justices Association

Contact the NSW Justices Association if you need more information about JPs, wish to become a JP, or need JP services outside of these hours.

The NSW Justices Association website will give you postcodes and telephone numbers for JPs in your postcode area.

Phone: 9736 2255
Email: nswja@nswja.org.au
Website: www.nswja.org.au

Last updated on 22 October 2021