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Commissioner of Oaths

The Municipality of Bayham can sign documents that need the signature of a Commissioner of Oaths or Commissioner for Taking Affidavits.


The Commissioning fee is $20.00 per document. Proof of life for Senior's pensions will not be charged the fee.

Before you start

You will need to bring valid photo identification. The identification should show your full name, signature, and address.

Please contact us to see if a Commissioner of Oaths is available.

Documents we can commission

We have multiple Commissioner of Oaths that can sign documents at their discretion, including but not limited to the following:

  • Travel letters and permissions;
  • Proof of residency;
  • Transfer of vehicle ownership;
  • Pension plan and insurance claim documents;
  • Municipality forms; and,
  • Other government-related forms.

The Commissioner of Oaths can also:

  • Certify documents as ‘true copies; and,
  • Certify the signature of an identifiable individual.

Documents we will not commission

  • Wills, testaments, and estates;
  • Powers of Attorney;
  • Divorce, separation, and custody;
  • Real estate;
  • Court documents or any documents related to court proceedings; and,
  • Any other documents requiring a Notary Public.

We do not provide the services of a Notary Public.

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