Information for the public about justices of the peace is available on the SA.GOV.AU website.

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Information for JPs during the COVID-19 pandemic (including Oaths Act 1936 amendments)

You can manage your appointments and JP related information through the JPS portal, including your:

  • contact details
  • public roll details
  • employment details
  • applying for a change of name
  • applying for suspension for personal reasons
  • applying to become a volunteer JP
  • resigning as a JP
  • applying for reappointment.

If you are a current JP and require access to the JPS Portal, contact Justice of the Peace Services

Call: 131 882

Email: jpservices@sa.gov.au

The resources on this page will help JPs to carry out the tasks related to their work. These documents are for current JPs.

JP Handbook (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Notice - JP Handbook (PDF, 47.5 KB)

JP Code of Conduct (PDF, 162.8 KB)

JP Statutory Declaration (PDF, 97.8 KB)

Learn more about:

  • Certifying documents for AHPRA and National Boards
  • Queensland Land Titles Documents - changes to witnessing requirements
  • Teachers registration forms
  • Statutory Declarations with attachments

View the related news in full.

Authorised witnesses

View information about authorised witnesses - for affidavits and statutory declarations under the Oaths (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2021.