Waikato Justices of the Peace

 We can help you.

A JP can witness your signature on a document
A JP can certify copies of documents for you
A JP can complete an affidavit for you
A JP can complete a statutory declaration for you.
A JP can confirm your identity.

Justices of the Peace provide their services free of charge.


Find a JP

You can search the NZ JP database for a local JP, using place, postcode, name or language skill.

Service Centres

The Waikato JP Association operates 19 local service centres.
These are places where you can call in, without an appointment, to see a Justice.


Cambridge Citizens Advice Bureau

Monday 9.00am to 11.00am
Friday Noon – 2.00pm


Hamilton

Anglesea Pharmacy

Tuesday 5.30pm – 7.30pm


Centre Place (outside Whitcoulls)

Wednesday Noon – 2.00pm


Chartwell Shopping Centre

Monday Noon – 2.00pm
Wednesday Noon – 2.00pm
Thursday 6.00pm – 8.00pm


Community Law Waikato

Monday 12.30pm – 2.00pm
Thursday 12.30pm – 2.00pm


Garden Place Library

Friday Noon – 2.00pm


Glenview Mall

Saturday 10.00am – Noon


Te Awa / The Base

Saturday 10.00am – Noon


Waikato Hospital

Tuesday Noon – 1.30pm


Waikato University Student Service Centre

Tuesday Noon – 1.00pm
Thursday 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Closed during University holidays.


Western Community Centre

Tuesday 10.30am – Noon


Huntly Library

Thursday 11.30am – 1.30pm


Leamington

Cambridge Community House
193 Shakespeare St, Leamington

Wednesday Noon – 2.00pm


Ngaruawahia Community Centre

Tuesday 9.00am – Noon


Otorohanga Support House

Tuesday Noon – 1.00pm


Putaruru Library

Friday 10.00am – Noon


Taumarunui Court

Monday 10.00am – Noon


Te Aroha Citizens Advice Bureau

Wednesday 11.00am – 1.00pm


Te Awamutu Citizens Advice Bureau

Monday 9.30am – 12.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am – 12.30pm
Friday 9.30am – 12.30pm


Te Kuiti Citizens Advice Bureau

Tuesday 1.30pm – 2.30pm


Service Centres are closed on public holidays.

Checklist for visiting a JP

  • Phone the Justice of the Peace for an appointment.
  • Explain what you need to be completed – some documents can take more time than you expect.
  • Do not sign any of your documents before you meet the Justice.
  • Take some form of photo identification, in case it is needed.
  • If your documents are from another country, check that a New Zealand Justice of the Peace can complete them for you.

We serve our community

Justices of the Peace are trained, trusted members of your community who can

  • witness your signature on documents
  • certify copies of documents, including mobile phone messages and computer displays
  • confirm your identity for banks and other agencies
  • administer statutory declarations and affidavits (sworn or affirmed).