Who Do you need : A Commissioner for Oaths or a Notary Public?
If the documents are being used within Alberta, you need a Commissioner for Oaths.
If the documents are being used outside Alberta, you need a Notary Public.
If the document needs to be “certified as a true copy”, you need a Notary Public
A Commissioner for Oaths in and for Alberta may witness signatures on legal documents or witness a witness’s signature on legal documents such as Affidavit, Statutory Declarations, Land Titles Transfers, Divorce Documents, etc. A “Commissioner for Oaths” may NOT perform other actions, such as certifying true copies, completion of documents, etc. The Commissioner are authorized to administer oaths, affirmations and solemn declarations for:
Solemn Declaration of Common-law status to Immigration and Citizenship ( Form 5409) can be used for:
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