Advocates and Solicitors: Application for Appointments/ Re-appointments as Commissioners for Oaths (CO) and/or Notaries Public (NP) for the period 1 October 2020 – 30 September 2021



The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) invites applications for the appointment/reappointment as Commissioner for Oaths (CO) and/or Notaries Public (NP) (advocates and solicitors) for the period 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2021.


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Applications must be submitted online and received by SAL by 31 July 2020.  A confirmation e-mail will be sent to you upon successful application.  Late applications will not be considered.


Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early so that they do not miss the deadline.


All appointed COs and NPs will be issued with expiry date stamps for use on documents administered in exercise of their appointments.  COs and NPs are required to maintain a register of these documents, which shall be made available for inspection by the Secretary.  COs and NPs shall be required to furnish such information as the Secretary may require.


Advocate and Solicitors are required to pay an annual fee of $ 700 each for application and appointment or reappointment as CO and NP.  This fee is comprised of $ 650 (Appointment Fee) and $ 50 (Non-refundable Application Fee).  In the event of an unsuccessful application or a withdrawal of application at any time and for any reason, only the Appointment Fee of $ 650 will be refunded.  Please click here for the COs and NPs appointment criteria.


For more information on the appointment/reappointments of COs and NPs, please e-mail [email protected]


Note: Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public whose appointments expire on 31 March 2021 should apply in January 2021.