The State Courts provide Commissioner for Oaths (CFO) services for Litigants-in-person in State Courts proceedings.
Deponents/declarants who wish to affirm or swear their affidavits and statutory declarations to be used in State Courts proceedings may proceed to the Central Registry located at level 2 of the State Courts during the following operating hours:
|Time (Mon-Thurs)||Time (Fri)|
|8.30 am to 12.30 pm||8.30 am to 12.30 pm|
|2.00 pm to 5.30 pm||2.00 pm to 5.00 pm|
For deponents/declarants who do not understand or speak English, interpretation in the following languages and dialects will be provided:
|Chinese Languages||Mandarin, Hokkien, Teochew and Cantonese|
|Malay Languages||Malay, Javanese and Boyanese|
|Indian Languages||Tamil, Malayalam and Urdu|
The following commissioning fees apply:
|Type of Document||Commissioning Fee||Additional Fees|
|Affidavit in Magistrate's Court (MC) Suits||S$10.00 per affidavit per deponent|
S$5.00 per exhibit
|Affidavit in District Court (DC) Suits||S$25.00 per affidavit per deponent|
|Statutory Declaration for Interpleader Summons in Magistrate's Court (MC) Suits||S$10.00 per affidavit per deponent|
|Statutory Declaration for Interpleader Summons in District Court (DC) Suits||S$25.00 per affidavit per deponent|
|Affidavit for Harassment (POHA) Cases||S$10.00 per affidavit per deponent|
For documents to be used in a foreign country, deponents/declarants should have them executed in the presence of a Notary Public (NP) instead of a Commissioner for Oaths.
Members of the public who require CFO/NP services for non-State Courts related matters may access https://legalisation.sal.sg/Directory of the Singapore Academy of Law.