Authentication Services

  • What are your operating hours?

    Mondays - Fridays

    9:00am to 4:30pm

    Eves of Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year

    9:00am to 12:30pm

    Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays

    Closed

  • Do I need to make an appointment for authentication service?

    You do not need to make an appointment for authentication service. Please proceed directly to our counter located at Level 5M, anytime from Mondays to Fridays, between 9.00am and 4.30pm.

  • What are the documents that I need to submit to Singapore Academy of Law for authentication?

    For authentication of the signature of a Notary Public, we will require only the Notarial Certificate issued by the Notary Public and the documents attached to this certificate. Documents not accompanied by a Notarial Certificate will not be accepted.

  • What is the processing time for the authentication of the signature of a Notary Public by normal and express services?

    For Normal service, collection of documents is after 2.00 pm of the next working day from date of submission of document. For Express service, submission time is between 9.00am and 3.00pm and collection of documents is on the same working day as the date of submission of document (except on Eves of Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year).

  • What is the fee and mode of payment for authenticating the signature of a Notary Public?

    The fee payable to Singapore Academy of Law for the authentication of the signature of a Notary Public is   $ 42.80 (inclusive of GST) per signature for Normal service and
    $ 128.40 (inclusive of GST) per signature for Express service. This fee is payable upon submission of documents. Payment may be made in NETS, Credit Card (Master/VISA), CashCard or by cheque made payable to Singapore Academy of Law.

  • Do I need to submit and collect the documents for authentication in person?

    No. A representative may submit and collect the document on your behalf. For collection of documents, please present the `collection form` to us. (The `collection form` is provided by Singapore Academy of Law at the time of submission of documents) Documents will not be released without a `collection form`.

  • Can I collect my document later than on the date stated on my `collection form`?

    Yes, documents not collected on the specified collection date can be collected any time after the stated dated, from Mondays to Fridays, between 9.00am and 4.30pm.

  • Does Singapore Academy of Law provide the services of a Notary Public?

    Singapore Academy of Law is the statutory body that appoints Notaries Public and Commissioners for Oaths who practise in Singapore. Singapore Academy of Law provides authentication services for the signatures of Notaries Public and does not provide notarial services. You are required to contact a Notary Public directly if you would like your documents notarised. Click here for a list of Notaries Public.

Notarisation of Documents

  • Does Singapore Academy of Law provide the services of a Notary Public?

    Singapore Academy of Law is the statutory body that appoints Notaries Public and Commissioners for Oaths who practise in Singapore. Singapore Academy of Law provides authentication services for the signatures of Notaries Public and does not provide notarial servicesClick here for a list of Notaries Public.

  • What are the documents needed for notarisation?

    Please check with a Notary Public directly. Click here for a list of Notaries Public.

  • What should be stated on a Notarial Certificate?

    Please check with a Notary Public directly. Click here for a list of Notaries Public.

  • Are there Notaries Public located in the Supreme Court building?

    There are no Notaries Public located within the Supreme Court building. Click here for a list of Notaries Public and their locations.

  • What are the fees charged by a Notary Public?

    The information on fees charged by a Notary Public can be found in the fees schedule in the Notaries Public rules. Alternatively, please check with a Notary Public
    directly. Click here for a list of Notaries Public.

Commissioning of Documents

  • Does Singapore Academy of Law provide the services of a Commissioner for Oaths?

    Singapore Academy of Law is the statutory body that appoints Notaries Public and Commissioners for Oaths who practise in Singapore. Singapore Academy of Law provides authentication services for the signatures of Notaries Public and does not provide commissioning services. Click here for a list of Commissioners for Oaths.

  • What are the documents needed for commissioning?

    Please check with a Commissioner for Oaths directly. Click here for a list of Commissioners for Oaths.

  • Are there Commissioner for Oaths located in the Supreme Court building?

    The Commissioners for Oaths at the Supreme Court administer oaths/affirmations in respect of statutory declarations or affidavits to be used in Supreme Court proceedings. Deponents who wish to have their affidavits and statutory declarations affirmed / sworn / declared may proceed to see the duty Commissioner for Oaths at Level 3M.

  • What are the fees charged by a Commissioner for Oaths?

    The information on fees charged by a Commissioner for Oaths can be found in the fees schedule in the Commissioners for Oaths rules. Alternatively, please check with 
    a Commissioner for Oaths directly. Click here for a list of Commissioners for Oaths.

Others

  • What is the procedure for making a statutory declaration?

    Please contact a Commissioner for Oaths or Notary Public on the procedure for making a statutory declaration. Click here for a list of Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public.

  • Does Singapore Academy of Law issue Certificates of Non-Criminal Conviction (CNCC) and how can I request for one?

    Singapore Academy of Law does not issue Certificates of Non-Criminal Conviction (CNCC). Please contact the CNCC officer at telephone numbers: ( 65) 64358409 or ( 65) 64358410 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for clarification on CNCC matters.

    The Singapore Police Force has ceased issuing the CNCC to non-Singapore Citizens with effect from 18 Oct 2010. An alternative would be for the applicant to make a Statutory Declaration in the presence of a Commissioner for Oaths or a Notary Public. Please contact a Commissioner for Oaths or Notary Public on the procedure for making a Statutory Declaration. Click here for a list of Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public.

    For documents to be used abroad, please ascertain with the person/authority that requires the documents (the end-user), on whether the Statutory Declaration is to be made in the presence of a Commissioner for Oaths or a Notary Public, and whether a Statutory Declaration will be accepted in place of a Police Certificate.

    If you are not in Singapore at present, we would suggest that you check with a Commissioner for Oaths or a lawyer in the country that you are currently residing in, on the procedure for making a Statutory Declaration there.