Legal Affairs

Civil documents

To request the services of a Commissioner for oaths, please schedule an appointment with Mrs. Kate Oudin at the Town Clerk Department (514 694-4100, ext. 3114).

 
- Certification of a true copy of the original
 

Procedure for citizens

Anyone requesting a sworn statement must apply in person at Town Hall with the appropriate form duly completed, but not signed. A commissioner for oaths will then administer the oath. The applicant will have to present a piece of identification with photo and address.
 


Affidavit (general)

An affidavit is required when a person must swear under oath or make a solemn declaration.
The person will either write his or her own statement or fill out the required form available by clicking on the link below.  Either document MUST be signed before a Commissioner for oaths.



Authorization to travel with young children

This document is often required by customs when a child is travelling alone, with one parent or with a third party.
The parent giving his or her authorization for the child to travel must produce before the Commissioner for oaths a document containing the following information:
  • the name of the person who will be travelling with the child;
  • the travel destination (city and country);
  • the date of departure and return.
The person MUST sign the letter before the Commissioner for oaths and provide the following identification:
  • Two signed pieces of identification, at least one with photo and address (medicare card, driver's license, passport, citizenship card or permanent resident card)
  • The child's passport.


Certificate of Residency

This document serves to confirm the address of domicile of the applicant. The person who wishes to obtain this certificate must produce a letter or the form available by clicking on the link below, before the Commissioner for oaths.  Two signed pieces of identification, at least one with photo and address (medicare card, driver's license, passport, citizenship card or permanent resident card) are required.


 
Life Certificate

The Life certificate attests to the fact that the person receiving income from a foreign country, is indeed alive. The recipient of such income usually receives an official document which MUST be signed at our offices before the Town Clerk.
The applicant must show two signed pieces of identification, of which at least one is with photo and address (medicare card, driver's license, passport, citizenship card or permanent resident card).
 


Invitation Letter or Lodging Certificate

This document is required to obtain a tourist visa to Canada. The attached document must be filled out by the person living in Canada who is acting as guarantor for the visitor. This form MUST be signed at our offices before a Commissioner for oaths.

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