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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Waikato COVID Level Δ2

Many Service Desk sessions are suspended during ΔL2. Updates for each centre are added to their listing as we know more.

A limited number of Justices may be available to offer face to face services at their home or work.

Justices may offer to assist you online, using Zoom, Skype and similar apps.
They will 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 3.30pm Thu 16 Sep 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

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

closed during L2

Garden Place Library

Monday Noon – 2.00pm
Friday Noon – 2.00pm


re-opens Mon 4 Oct if in L1

Glenview Library

Saturday 10.00am – Noon

closed during L2

Te Awa / The Base

Saturday 10.00am – Noon


Waikato Hospital

Tuesday Noon – 1.30pm

re-opens Tue 21 Sep

Waikato University Student Service Centre

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

Only open to staff and students during L2

Western Community Centre

Tuesday 9.00am – 11.00am

Regional Service Centres

Cambridge Citizens Advice Bureau

Monday Noon – 2.00pm
Friday Noon – 2.00pm

closed during L2

Cambridge Community House

193 Shakespeare St, Leamington
Wednesday Noon – 2.00pm

closed during L2

Huntly Library

Thursday 10.30am – 1.30pm

closed during L2

Matamata Council Chambers

Wednesday 11.30am – 1.30pm

Ngaruawahia Community House

Tuesday 9.00am – Noon

No ‘drop-in’ service during L2. Ring the Community House to arrange an appointment.

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