A Commissioner of Oaths is an individual who is authorized by law to witness signatures for certain documents such as affidavits and statutory declarations. In order to have a document to be commissioned, it cannot be signed until the Commissioner is present and witnessing your signature. All parties required to sign the document must be present and must provide valid photo identification.

HMC has seven Commissioner of Oaths who can provide free assistance with signing declarations regarding:

  • Residency in Ontario
  • Legal name change and birth name correction
  • Invitation letter for parent and family members to visit Canada
  • Parental consent for children travelling abroad
  • Identify declaration as per request of the requesting body/organization
  • Proof of Life
  • Certifying copies of:
    • Passport
    • Birth certificate
    • Permanent resident card
    • Canadian citizenship certificate
    • Foreign university and college diplomas

Please note:  Translated documents cannot be commissioned.  Wills and other legal documents cannot be commissioned.  HMC does not provide legal advice of any kind.

Commissioners of Oath Services are offered at no cost by appointment only.

For more information or to book an appointment, please contact:

contact@nullhmcconnections.com or 905-842-2486 ext. 0

For further inquiries please email: