Justice of the Peace

Justice of the Peace

Using a Justice of the Peace is a free service. This page has information about how a Justice of the Peace (JP) can help AUT students, the Justice of the Peace service on the AUT North Campus and where to find a JP off campus.

How can a Justice of the Peace (JP) help you?

They can:
  • Witness your signature on a document
  • Certify copies of documents, including cellphone texts and computer displayed results
  • Complete a declaration, including some immigration forms, citizenship applications and 18+ card applications
  • Complete a statutory declaration
  • Administer an affidavit
  • Complete some government department forms (including health, education and immigration)

Some tips for using a Justice of the Peace

  • Do not sign your documents before meeting with the JP as completing your signature needs to be witnessed
  • Some JPs can also be contacted at their home

Where to find a Justice of the Peace

On campus (North Campus only):

North Campus, Tuesdays, 11am-2pm
AS Level 2 Student Hub

Semester 2 dates:

  • July 24, 31
  • August 7, 14, 21, 28
  • September 4, 11, 18, 25
  • October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • November 6

Off campus:

To find a Justice of the Peace near you, please go to www.jpfed.org.nz. You can search by suburb, postcode or language skill.