Waikato Justices of the Peace

 We can help you.

A JP can certify copies of documents for you
A JP can administer your statutory declaration or affidavit.
A JP can confirm your identity for banks and other agencies.
A JP can witness your signature on some documents.
Justices of the Peace are trained, trusted members of your community who provide their services free of charge.

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Latest COVID lockdown news

L3 extended until Wed 27 Oct for Waitomo District, including Te Kuiti, Waipa District, Ōtorohanga District, Raglan, Te Kauwhata, Huntly, Ngāruawāhia, and Hamilton City.

We are unable to provide face to face JP services during Level 3.

Please note that personal travel across the Level boundary is strictly limited. This means that you may not travel from the Level 3 area to see a Justice in a Level 2 area.

If you need JP services urgently, there are 120 Justices across NZ offering to assist you online, using Zoom, Skype and similar apps.
They are able to administer statutory declarations and affidavits, and process some other documents.
You can identify which Justices offer this service using the ‘Find a JP’ button below.
Search for online in the Location field.

updated at 9.00pm Thu 21 Oct 2021

Individual Justices

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

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Service Centres

We provide 21 service centres in the Waikato.
These are places where you can call in, without an appointment, to see a Justice.

Service Centres are closed on public holidays.

You can help us to help you.
Have a look at our checklist before you visit a JP.


Hamilton City Service Centres

All Hamilton Service Desks are closed.

Anglesea Pharmacy

Tuesday 5.30pm – 7.00pm


Centre Place (outside Whitcoulls)

Wednesday Noon – 2.00pm


Chartwell Shopping Centre

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


Garden Place Library

Monday Noon – 2.00pm
Friday Noon – 2.00pm


Glenview Library

Saturday 10.00am – Noon


Te Awa / The Base

Saturday 10.00am – Noon


Waikato Hospital

Tuesday Noon – 1.30pm


Waikato University Student Service Centre

Closed during University holidays
Tuesday Noon – 1.00pm
Thursday 1.00pm – 2.00pm


Western Community Centre

Tuesday 9.00am – 11.00am


Regional Service Centres

Desks in the L3 area are closed.

Cambridge Citizens Advice Bureau

Monday Noon – 2.00pm
Friday Noon – 2.00pm


Cambridge Community House

193 Shakespeare St, Leamington
Wednesday Noon – 2.00pm


Huntly Library

Thursday 10.30am – 1.30pm


Matamata Council Chambers

Wednesday 11.30am – 1.30pm

Ngaruawahia Community House

Tuesday 9.00am – Noon


Otorohanga Support House

Tuesday Noon – 2.00pm
Wednesday Noon – 2.00pm


Putaruru Library

Friday 10.00am – Noon

Raglan Community House

Wednesday 1.00pm – 2.00pm


Taumarunui Court

Monday 10.00am – Noon

closed during L2

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 1.00pm – 2.00pm