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Commissioning and Affidavits

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​Commissioning and Affidavits

Summary: A Commissioner of Oath is an individual authorized by law to witness signatures for certain documents such as affidavits*, oaths, pension documents from other countries and statutory declarations.

Hours of Service: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday to Friday (excluding
​Statu​​tory Holidays). 

Fees: $16.50 (HST Exempt) for residents and businesses
$22.00 (HST Exempt) for non-residents and businesses

Booking an Appointment: Contact the Township at 905-833-5321 to be connected to the next available Commissioner or e-mail us at clerks@king.ca​​. While it is not mandatory to book an appointment, it is strongly recommended so that we can ensure someone is available to help you. 

ID & Documents: The individual taking the oath and signing the document must present one original piece of government issued photo identification (Ie. a valid driver's licence or valid passport which includes a current address). Please complete the document(s) to be commissioned beforehand, but do not sign the document in advance - the Commissioner must witness your signature. 

Note: The Township does not provide Notary Public services. Our Commissioners will not sign Wills, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Divorce, Separation or Custody Agreements. A list of Notary Publics and lawyers who notarize documents can be found in your local phone directory.
* Affidavits regarding Wills and Real Estate require the services of a lawyer.

Contact Information: Clerks Department​