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A Statutory Declaration is a legal document which the maker must sign in the presence of an authorised witness, declaring that the information it contains is true and correct.
A list of persons authorised to witness Statutory Declarations can be found on the Victorian Department of Justice website. Details of University staff (159 KB) qualified and willing to witness Statutory Declarations and receive Affidavits is available to download.
A standard form Statutory Declaration is available to download as either a PDF or Word file. Please complete the form but do not sign it. It must be signed in the presence of a person qualified to witness Statutory Declarations:
When presenting at the University Solicitors Office to make a Statutory Declaration or Affidavit, please ensure you bring photo identification with you.
The University Solicitors Office offers a document certification service to staff and students.
Please ensure you have made copies for certification and that you have original documents with you when attending.