Recommended Fees

PUBLIC NOTARIES ACT 1997, Section 12

Notaries Recommended Fees* as at 1 January 2019 as published in New South Wales Government Gazette on 29th March 2019
1. Affidavits, Affirmations, Declarations Fee Fee + GST
Administering an oath or affirmation or taking a declaration and signing jurat $125.00 $137.50
Each additional deponent etc at the same time $65.00 $71.50
2. Deeds or other Unsworn Documents
Witnessing and attesting execution or signing of a deed or other document $125.00 $137.50
Each additional individual etc at the same time $65.00 $71.50
3. Verification of copy documents
Examining copies (photographic or otherwise) with original for verification –
per 6 minute time unit, or part thereof
$60.00 $66.00
Notarial Certificate verifying copy document  * $200.00 $220.00
4. Notarial Certificates
Individual
Preparing Notarial Certificate verifying execution of a document by one individual, and completing the Certificate
$200.00 $220.00
Each additional individual at the same time $80.00 $88.00
Corporation
Preparing Notarial Certificate verifying execution of document by a corporation with declaration and exhibit, and completing the Certificate
$375.00 $412.50
Preparing Notarial Certificate of Corporation’s Good Standing $400.00 $440.00
Preparing Notarial Certificate verifying corporation’s registration certificate or ASIC record or Change of Name, and completing the Certificate $375.00 $412.50
Other
Preparing and completing Notarial Certificate not otherwise prescribed – per 6 minute time unit , or part thereof
$60.00 $66.00
5. Apostille
Preparing and submitting application to DFAT for Apostille, obtaining Apostille and providing same to client or as directed. ** $150.00 $165.00
6. Miscellaneous
Attendances:
– away from office or not otherwise provided for;
– drawing and engrossing documents; and
– other matters.
For Notary’s time per six minute time unit or part thereof $60.00 $66.00
For any Clerk per hour (pro rata for proportionate part) $195.00 $214.50
Photocopying, Facsimilies up to 15 pages included in above scales, exceeding 15, then per page $3.00 $3.30

* Verifying Educational documents may involve additional work (to contact the educational institution to independently verify educational documents ) , for which an additional charge may be made.

**DFAT fees and special postages are also payable in addition.

Notes: All other outlays and out-of-pocket expenses should be added to the above scales.
THE NOTARY SHOULD TAKE THE INDIVIDUAL CIRCUMSTANCES OF EACH ATTENDANCE INTO ACCOUNT (SUCH AS TIME INVOLVED AND WORK PERFORMED) WHEN APPLYING THE ABOVE RECOMMENDED FEES. IT MAY BE APPROPRIATE TO APPLY THE NOTARY’S HOURLY RATE PARTICULARLY WHEN CERTIFICATES HAVE NOT BEEN PREPARED BY THE NOTARY.

These Recommended Fees:

i. set out the base fee and the GST inclusive fee; and

ii. reflect increases in professional office overheads and expenses during the past 24 months preceding the date stated above.