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Justice of the Peace Services

Members of the NSW Justices Association volunteer their services at our libraries at the following locations and times.

As this service is performed by volunteers we encourage you to contact each library before attending with your documents to ensure that the Justice of the Peace is available. This is to avoid any disappointment on the rare occasion that a Justice of the Peace isn't available.

West Ryde Library

Tuesdays: 10 am - 12 noon
Thursdays: 2 pm - 4 pm
Saturdays: 2 pm - 4 pm

Eastwood Library

Tuesdays: 2 pm - 4 pm
Wednesdays: 6.15 pm - 7.15 pm

Ryde Library

Wednesdays: 10 am - 12 noon
Thursdays: 10 am - 12 noon
Fridays: 1 pm - 3 pm

Please call Ryde Library on 9952 8352 for more information regarding JP availability. 

Gladesville library

Mondays: 10.30 am - 11.30 am


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

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

Last updated on 20 July 2018