Commissioner of Oaths



The Office of the Town Clerk offers the public a Commissioner of Oaths service. In order to have a document commissioned, all parties required to sign the document must be present and must provide valid photo identification. Please ensure that your document allows signing by a Commissioner of Oaths. The entire document must be presented before the Commissioner of Oaths. A Commissioner is available during regular business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.


  Commission Affidavits Certified True Copies
 Whitby Residents $11.30 
($10 plus $1.30 HST)
($10 plus $1.30 HST)
 Non-Whitby Residents $28.25 
($25 plus $3.25 HST)
($25 plus $3.25 HST)

Please Note: Proof of residence required. The fees noted above are for a limit of 4 documents. Additional fees will apply for larger quantities. 

Commissioning fees do not apply for proof of life pension statements at this time.

Our Commissioners will not sign:

  • Wills, Living Wills, Codicil to a Will
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Divorce, Separation, Marriage or Cohabitation documents or agreements
  • Custody documents
  • Ministry of Community and Social Services Family Responsibility Office forms
  • Real estate related documents, statements, transfer of land
  • Any court-related documents
  • Age of Majority/Bring Your Identification (BYID) Card Application
  • International educational institution or association documents, including photographs
  • Letters of Invitation
  • Documents noting the signature of a Notary Public

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