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Justice of the Peace Services

All JP services at City of Ryde Libraries are suspended until further notice.

For a list of JPs operating in your local area, visit the JP Public Register. The NSW Government has introduced new regulations to temporarily enable legal documents to be witnessed remotely. Find out more.

Ryde Library

Phone: 9952 8352

Mondays: 5pm - 7pm
Wednesdays: 10am - 12pm
Thursdays: 10am - 12pm 
Fridays: 2pm - 4pm

West Ryde Library

Phone: 9952 8376

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

Eastwood Library

Phone: 9952 8375

Tuesdays: 2pm - 4pm
Wednesdays: 6pm - 7pm

Gladesville library

Phone: 9952 8378

Mondays: 10.30am - 11.30am

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 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

Last updated on 5 June 2020