Australian Consulate-General
Chennai, India

Notarial Services

What notarial services are provided?

Notarial services include:

  • Apostilles (and the binding of documents presented)
  • Certifying copies of original documents
  • Witnessing of signatures on certain documents
  • Verifying identity
  • Issuing Certificates of No Impediment to marriage
  • Witnessing statutory declarations
  • Administering affidavits, oaths and affirmations

We can assist you with notarial services when the documents are

  • Australian in origin; or
  • for use in Australia.

Appointment for notarial services

Notarial services are provided by appointment only. Make an appointment on our online booking page  

For general enquiries,  contact us.

Which notarial service do I need?

We are not able to provide advice on which Notarial service you may need.

Please ensure that you know what Notarial service(s) you wish us to perform and, if necessary, you should confirm this with the organisation or agency that requires your documents to be notarised.

Further information on notarial services can be found on the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website.

We will make copies of all the original documents presented by you. We cannot accept photocopies provided by you.

Notarial Fees as of January 2024*




Administering an oath or receiving a declaration or affirmation



Witnessing a signature or seal on a form or declaration



Preparing a declaration or other document



Verifying and certifying a copy of a document or part of a document



Preparation and issue of an Apostille certificate



Preparation and issue of a Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage



Courier fees



*Fees in Indian rupees are subject to change each month based on the exchange rate

Fees can be paid by cash or card.

Fees are subject to annual indexation.