Where you'll find notaries
- In the yellow pages of the phone book
- In the List of notaries (notaries enrolled under section 5)
- In the List of government notaries (notaries enrolled under section 16)
Can the Registrar of Notaries provide notarial services?
No. The Registrar of Notaries does not:
- provide notarial services; or
- publish contact information for individual notaries.
Who can provide notarial services for court matters?
- The Court Registry can notarize documents to be filed in court.
- The Yukon Family Law Information Centre provides free notarial services for documents related to family law.
- Lawyers practising in the Yukon can provide notarial services.
How to authenticate a notary's signature
The Office of the Registrar cannot:
- provide certificates of authentication.
The Office of the Registrar can provide a signed and sealed letter of verification. This letter indicates the notary's term of office. The requester:
- must make the request for a letter of verification; and
- will be the only recipient of the letter.
How to get a lawyer's signature authenticated
You may need to authenticate a lawyer's signature for documents bound for:
- a foreign country;
- a consulate; or
- an embassy.
The Law Society of Yukon can provide a certificate of authentication for members acting as notaries. The society may charge a fee for this service. Contact the society.
In person: 304-104 Elliott Street in Whitehorse.
What documents should I bring to the notary public?
- Copies of your documents
- A piece of government-issued photo identification
How to find a commissioner for oaths
A notary public is a commissioner for taking oaths in the Yukon.
If you have questions, email the Registrar of Notaries by email firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 867-456-3821.