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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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.


Latest COVID news

The Waikato region is at Orange in the
COVID-19 Protection Framework.

JPs may be available for face-to-face services.
Call or text to ask for an appointment.

Most Service Centres are open at Orange.
Check this page for the latest information about arrangements for each centre, before going to the venue.

If you are unable to arrange a face-to-face appointment, there are about 90 Justices across NZ offering to assist you online.
They can administer statutory declarations and affidavits, and process 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 9.15am Sat 28 May 2022

Hamilton City Service Centres

Anglesea Pharmacy

Tuesday 5.30pm – 7.00pm

Centre Place (outside Whitcoulls)

Wednesday Noon – 1.15pm

Chartwell Shopping Centre

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

Garden Place Library

Monday 11.30am – 1.00pm
Friday Noon – 2.00pm

Glenview Library

Saturday 10.00am – Noon

Te Awa / The Base

Saturday 10.00am – Noon

Vaccination Pass required

Waikato Hospital

Tuesday Noon – 1.30pm


Waikato University Student Service Centre

Tuesday Noon – 1.00pm
Thursday 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Open for staff and students

Vaccination Pass required

Western Community Centre

Tuesday 9.00am – 11.00am

Regional Service Centres

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 – 1.00pm

Putaruru Library

Friday 10.00am – Noon

Raglan Community House

Wednesday 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Taumarunui The Trunk 88FM

Monday 9.30am – 12.30pm

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