A notary public can authenticate public or private documents or transactions that need to be officially authenticated for government, court or other reasons. When a document is certified, a notary’s seal is placed on the document and the act is recorded.
- Certify a document as a true copy
- Certify and witness affidavits, declarations or other documents
- Certify true copy of school/college diplomas, certificates, university degrees
- Administer or commission oaths and affirmations
- Take acknowledgments
- Take depositions or testimonies
- Commission Affidavits of Service
- Draft an Affidavit
- Draft a Power of Attorney.
- Prepare wills, mortgages, and other legal documents.
- Statutory Declaration Confirming Identity
- Statutory Declaration of Marital Status
- Statutory Declaration re: Ownership of Property
- Provide official authentication / witnessing of signature
- Provide affidavits of lost document
- Letter of invitation for the purposes of applying for a Canadian visitor’s visa
- Duplicate original notarizations
- Noting and protesting of bills of exchange
- Preparation of ships’ protests.
- Notarial certificates
- Name changes
- Passport Applications: includes certification of applicant’s photo, declaration in lieu of guarantor and certification of documents that support the applicant’s identity
- Permanent Resident Card Applications: includes certification of applicant’s photo, declaration in lieu of guarantor and certification of documents that support the applicant’s identity
- Consent to Travel Documents: Drafting and notarization of consent to travel document for when a child is traveling without both parents
- Authentication of the signature
Notaries can provide other certification services as well, if you are unsure whether any document needs to be certified, please inquire at our office by telephone or in person.