Commissioner of Oaths

Members of the public may request commissioning of documents whereby one is required to take an oath, affirmation or declaration in front of a commissioner.  Our Commissioner of Oath’s will witness the signature of people who are affirming/swearing the contents of a document to be true.  If you are seeking these services, you must visit the Municipal Office in person, with photo identification, during regular business hours.

We strongly recommend you call the Municipal Office before visiting to ensure that one of the Commissioner of Oath’s are available.

We reserve the right to refuse commissioning services of any document.

The Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh does not have a Notary Public on staff.  For notary services, please contact a lawyer or notary public.

Common documents we can witness include: 

  • Vehicle transfers 
  • Consent letters for children travelling out of country
  • Foreign pension life statements
  • Immunization exemptions

Examples of documents we cannot witness:

  • Wills
  • Power of attorney documents
  • Divorce papers or separation agreements
  • Real estate documents, including transfer of land