We are appointed Singapore Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths in Singapore and we provide notarisation and legalisation services to individuals and companies.

Our notary public services include the following:

A. Witnessing and Attesting to execution of documents like Power of Attorney, Sale and Purchase Agreement, Bank Loan documents, Statutory Declaration, Statements, Renunciation of Citizenship, Affirmation, Affidavit, Bill of Sale, Ship Mortgage, etc.

B. Certifying true copy or original of documents like Passport, Identity Card, Education Certificate, Company documents like Certification of Incorporation, Business Profile, Constitution, Memorandum and Articles of Association, Financial Statement, Invoices, etc.

Common transactions which require our notary services include sale and purchase of properties, mortgage loans, know-your-clients (KYC”), ant-money laundering requirements, setting up companies and business overseas, appointing Attorney of Fact overseas, court proceedings, adoption proceedings, appointment of guardians, etc.

We also provide the following value added services:

A. Arranging for Authentication by Singapore Academy of Law.

B. Arranging for Verification by Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

C. Legalisation at Embassies of China, India, USA, Vietnam, Indonesia, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Russia, Argentina, Austria, Chile, Egypt, Germany, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Mauritius, Morocco, Myanmar, South Africa, Switzerland, Turkey, UAE, etc.. and High Commissions of Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, Malaysia, South Africa, etc.

D. Notary Public Certification and Translation services for Singapore and overseas use.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is a Notary Public?

    Notary Public are generally qualified lawyers who have at least 15 years of continuous legal practice experience in Singapore and are appointed by the Board of Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public to provide notary services to the general public.

    There are also notary public, albeit fewer in numbers, who are appointed to provide notary public services to government departments.

    How long does it take to notarise a document

    The Notary Public has to witness your signing or certify your document as a true copy. The duration may vary depending on the time taken for him to explain the document, procedure and the time taken to process the notarisation, which involves endorsing on your document, submitting information online to the Singapore Academy of Law, issuing a Notary Certificate and bundling the Notary Certificate on your documents.

    For general guidance only, you should set aside approximately 15-30 minutes of a document and about 30-45 minutes for 2 or more documents. For numerous documents or multiple sets of documents, the Notary Public may request that you collect the documents on the next working day.

    It is therefore imperative to notify the Notary Public in advance in the event that you have many
    documents for notarisation so that he can plan your appointment with him accordingly.

    How much does it costs

    The notary public fees are fixed by law in Singapore. The list of fees charged by Notary Public for certain notarial services are set out in the First Schedule of the Notary Public Rules

    For witnessing a document, the notary fee is $40.00 for a person, $20 for second party and $10 for each additional party to the same document. If there is any exhibit, the notary fee for each exhibit is $10 per exhibit.

    For examining and certifying a document is a true copy of the original (where a notary public is
    requited to affix a seal), it is $10 for the first page and $2 for each subsequent page. Where the
    notary public is not required to affix a seal, the notary fee is $5 for the first page and $1 for each subsequent page. Similarly, if there is any exhibit, the notary fee for each exhibit is $10 per exhibit.

    While the notary fees for witnessing and certifying true copies are fixed by the Notary Public Rules, the Notary Public can charge reasonable fees for other notarial acts which are not fixed
    by the Notary Public Rules.

    Do I need a Notary Certificate

    The Notary Public will charge for issuing a notary certificate for each document that has been notarised (i.e. witnessed/certified as true copy). This is required by law for all notarised documents with effect from 15 February 2017 onwards.

    The costs for issuing a Notary Certificate is $75 for each notarised document and this is in addition to the notary public fees.

    Do I need authentication by Singapore Academy of Law

    All notarised documents must be authenticated by the Singapore Academy of Law. This is mandatory since 1 October 2019. The authentication service is being performed over-the-counter at the office of Singapore Academy of Law which is located at 1 Coleman Street, #08-06 The Adelphi, Singapore 179803 and their operating hours are from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). In view of Covid-19, authentication by Singapore Academy of Law is strictly by prior appointment only.

    The authentication fee for each notary certificate is $85.60 which is collected by the Notary
    Pubic before he issues the notary certificate.

    How do I engage a Notary Public

    You can call us at 6222 3788 during business hours or by return email at mail@singaporenotarypublic.sg.

    One Raffles Quay, Level 49 North Tower, Singapore 048583
    (+65) 6222 3788

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