Statutory declarations

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.

To obtain a statutory declaration:

  1. Download the statutory declaration template (DOCX, 31.9KB).
  2. Complete the document but do not sign it.
  3. Take the unsigned document to, and sign it in the presence of a person qualified to witness statutory declarations.

A list of persons authorised to take a statutory declaration and certify documents can be found on the Victorian Department of Justice website.

When presenting to make a statutory declaration, please ensure that you have photo identification with you. The authorised witness must sight your identification before they can take a statutory declaration.

Visit the Royal Victorian Association of Honorary Justices website to find a public signing station

Document certification

Please ensure that you have made copies of the documents you need certified, and that you have the original documents with you when attending.

Justice of the Peace (JP) signing station at Burwood campus

A JP is available at Burwood for signing of statutory declarations. They are located in the Allied Health room (LC1.104), view the roster to see when they are available.

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