A Commissioner of Oaths / Affidavits is a person authorized to take your oath or solemn affirmation when you sign an affidavit or a statutory declaration. A Commissioner does not certify the statements being made in the affidavit or the statutory declaration are true, but only certifies that an oath or solemn affirmation has been administered properly.
Commissioner of Oaths services are available through Corporate Services at the Municipal Office, 1 MacDonald Square, Elora. A variety of documents such as affidavits, statutory declarations, government documents / applications which need to be signed in a formal manner can be sworn or affirmed before a Commissioner of Oaths at a cost of $20.00.
Appointments are not necessary, however; you are encouraged to call ahead to ensure a Commissioner is available. Proof of identity must be presented in the form of government issued Photo ID to complete a commission.