​​(T​his applies for documents intended for use in State Courts only.)  
  
 Case Flow
 
 
          
Step1:
Obtain a statutory declaration form
 
Step2:
Fill in the statutory declaration form
 
Step3:
                          Swear/affirm the declaration & sign the document                       
                       
                
 

 
 

Step 1: Obtain a statutory declaration form


For a statutory declaration which is intended for use in State Courts, the Applicant may complete the appropriate standard application form

For a statutory declaration which is intended for use in State Courts, the Applicant may complete the appropriate standard application form

(click he​​re for the form).

 

Please note that with effect from 19 November 2001, State Courts' Commissioner for Oaths will not attest to documents by or referred by lawyers.

 

You may also obtain the forms from the Supreme Court, the relevant Ministries, statutory boards or organisations where the statutory declarations are intended for use.

 

You may also appear before a lawyer who has been appointed a Commissioner for Oaths (click here for link to Law Society's list of Commissioners for Oaths)

 

Step 2: Fill in the statutory declaration form

 

If your statutory declaration is required by a particular Ministry or statutory board, you may wish to find out from them what you are required to declare, and approach the relevant Commissioner for Oaths of that particular Ministry or statutory board.

           

You must ensure that the form is properly filled up and completed before swearing or affirming it. The Commissioner for Oaths will assist you if you have any difficulty filling the forms.

 

Step 3:Swear/affirm declaration and sign document


You will be asked by the Commissioner for Oaths to swear or affirm your declaration.Following that, the Commissioner for Oaths and you will sign the declaration. The statutory declaration is now duly sworn or affirmed. No changes, i.e. amendments or deletions, may be made to the declaration unless it is done in the presence of the Commissioner for Oaths.

 
Last updated on: 22/5/2017 3:49 PM

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