City Hall

Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public

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.ca  Charges 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 legal@brandon.ca.  Charges are in accordance with the Annual Schedule of Fees By-law.