City Hall

Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public

Available by Appointment

Due to the recent public health restrictions, limited number of staff will be available to provide these services. To schedule an appointment for either a commissioner for Oaths or a Notary Public contact the numbers provided below.


What is an oath?

An oath is a solemn declaration that a statement is true. The oath is taken before a Commissioner for Oaths or a Notary Public for it to be valid.


What is a Commissioner for Oaths?

A Commissioner for Oaths is an individual authorized by the Province of Manitoba to administer and witness the swearing of oaths, affidavits, statutory declarations and affirmations. A Commissioner for Oaths signature is only valid for documents that are staying within the Province of Manitoba.

A Commissioner for Oaths only certifies that the required oath, declaration, or affirmation has been property administered, they do not certify the truth of the statements contained in a document.

A Commissioner for Oaths cannot certify or verify documents.

To book an appointment call 204-729-2296 or email cityclerk@brandon.caCharges are in accordance with the Annual Schedule of Fees By-law.


What is a Notary Public?

A Notary Public is a public officer (lawyer) constituted by law to service the public. A notary’s main function is to administer oaths, affirmations, affidavits and statutory declarations.

To book an appointment call 204-729-2271 or email Charges are in accordance with the Annual Schedule of Fees By-law.