How to have a document certified

  1. Bring the copy and original documents to one of the witnesses listed below
  2. Make a photocopy of the original document
  3. Have them sight the original and stamp/sign the front of the photocopied document.

Below is an example of a certified stamp:


Below is an example of a certified stamp: Below are occupations or persons before whom a statutory declaration may be made under –according to Statutory Declarations Regulations 1993 (partial list)”:

– Nurse

– Pharmacist

– General Practitioner including Chiropractor, Dentist, Physiotherapist

– Police Officer

-Justice of the Peace

– Legal Practitioner

– Member of Engineers Australia, other than at the grade of student

-Member of Association of Taxation and ManagementAccountants

– Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia

– Bank Officer with 5 or more continuous years of service

– Teacher employed on a full-time basis at a school or tertiary education institution

– Australian Post Office employee

– Public Servant

For people residing overseas, please visit the following to have your documents certified: Australian Embassy/High Commission

– Public Notary

*Please note that you are NOT able to certify your own ID

***This is a partial list, for full list go to our website or go to