How to find a Justice of the Peace
Visit a JP at home - by appointment
All JPs have undertaken to provide their JP services
to the public, from their homes, in their free time. It is necessary
to firstly phone a JP to make an appointment before taking your documents
to the JP's home. Make your appointment with the JP him/herself, not
with a family member or friend of the JP.
There are more than 1600 JPs in Auckland available
to the public, whose names, addresses and telephone numbers are listed
under Justices of the Peace
, online and in the Auckland
A different listing of JPs is also available at the
website of the Royal
Visit a JP service desk - with no appointment
JPs are available at any of the 45 JP
service desks in the Auckland region on a 'drop-in' basis (not
needing an appointment beforehand) at given times and dates - see the
JP services are free of charge
All JPs have sworn to provide their services 'without fear or favour,
affection or ill-will':
All JP services in New Zealand are provided free of
No JP may accept any offered payment or gift.
No JP may ever ask for any payment or gift.
Documents presented by a member of the public to a
JP should be dealt with immediately and completely, while the client
waits and observes.
JPs should never attend to a client's documents in
the client's absence (then hand the documents back to the client at
a later time).
Make sure you are able to observe your documents
at all time while they are being dealt with by a JP.
Members of the public are asked to be reasonable
regarding the quantity of documents they ask a JP to process.
When multiple copies of several documents need to
be certified, please discuss this with the JP when making an appointment.
It might be better to visit different JPs with smaller quantities
rather than visit one JP with a very large number of copies to be