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Commissioners for Oaths

Affidavits must be signed in front of the Commissioner. Please do not sign document(s) prior.

The City has Commissioners for Oaths available for taking an individual’s Affidavit. If the form indicates the Affidavit must be taken by a Notary Public then you must contact a Lawyer.

The Commissioner for Oaths will require picture identification (e.g. Driver’s License or Passport that contains a picture of the individual).

The City of Welland charges an administrative fee of $15.00 for a Commissioner to take an individual’s Affidavit provided the form is completed by the Applicant.

The City does not have prepared Affidavits available. The individual is responsible for obtaining or writing up and supplying the form to be signed by the Commissioner when he/she arrives at City Hall.

A Commissioner is available at City Hall in the Clerk’s Office during regular office hours - Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (excluding holidays). An appointment is not necessary however it may be convenient to contact the Clerk’s Office prior to arrival to confirm that a Commissioner will be available.

If you require additional information you may contact the Clerk’s Office at 905-735-1700, ext. 2155.

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