Justices of the Peace

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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 of use:

  • Please stay home if you feel unwell.
  • Have photocopies of your documents and/or identification ready before you queue up.
  • Document limit: 10 pages maximum per customer.
  • No booking is required but as this is a high demand service only a limited number of tickets are issued for each session. First-come first-served basis.
  • Please see staff at front desk for a ticket when you arrive.
  • Tickets may be issued 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the session, depending on demand.

JP Services at Libraries

Please note that this service is dependent on the availability of our volunteer JPs.

We ask you to please contact the library on the day to confirm that the JP will be onsite.

Last updated in August 2022.

 Date/Time  Location  Phone

Monday
5.00 — 7.00PM

 RYDE LIBRARY
 1 Pope Street, Ryde

 9952 8352

Wednesday
10.00AM — 12.00PM

Wednesday
 2.00 — 3.30PM

 NORTH RYDE LIBRARY
 201 Coxs Road, North Ryde

 9952 8377

Wednesday
6.15 — 7.15PM

 EASTWOOD LIBRARY
 Cnr Hillview Road and West Parade

 9952 8375 

Thursday
2.00 — 4.00PM

 WEST RYDE LIBRARY
 2 Graf Avenue, West Ryde

 9952 8376

Friday
2.30 — 4.30PM

 RYDE LIBRARY
 1 Pope Street, Ryde

 9952 8352

Saturday
2.00 — 4.00PM

 WEST RYDE LIBRARY
 2 Graf Avenue, West Ryde

 9952 8376

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 April 2022.

 Date  Time  Location  Phone
Monday 10.00 - 11.00AM CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY AID *
2 Dickson Ave, West Ryde 
9858 3222

Tuesday

10.00AM - 12.00PM

COXS ROAD MALL
203-211 Coxs Rd, North Ryde

Wednesday

9.30AM - 12.30PM

MACQUARIE CENTRE
Customer Service Desk, Level 4

9887 0820

9.30 - 11.30AM

THE NORTHERN CENTRE
Level 3, West Ryde Community Centre
3-5 Anthony Rd, West Ryde

9334 0111

10.00 - 11.00AM

CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY AID *
12 Lakeside Rd, Eastwood

9858 3222

Saturday

9.00AM - 12.00PM

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