Singapore Notary Public of Loh Eben Ong

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If Notarial services take place on or after 15 Feb 2017, the Notary Public is required by law to issue a Notary Certificate. The prescribed fee (by law) of each Notarial Certificate is S$75.

Except for items not specified in the Notaries Public Rules, the Notarial fees are prescribed by law and fixed. Notaries Public are not permitted to give discounts on prescribed Notarial fees.

A Notarial Certificate is a certificate issued by a Notary Public for performing a notarial act (or notarisation), such as certifying due execution of document in the Notary’s presence or verifying some fact or thing done in his presence (certify true copy of an original document).

This is prepared by the Notary Public and the formats of such certificate vary from Notary to Notary, and time and effort is expended by the Notary and his staff in the preparation of the Notarial Certificate and binding the notarised document to the Certificate. It is not uncommon for Foreign Agency to supply a prescribed specimen content of a Notary Certificate.  The current prescribed fixed fee of a Notarial Certificate in Singapore is S$75.

With effect from 15 February 2017 (this date included), a Notarial Certificate is required for any notarial act (by law).

Wef 1 October 2019, all Notary Certificates have to be authenticated by SAL, and the SAL Authentication fee has to be paid for issuance of a Notarial Certificate with a unique QR code.

Based on our experience, below are some of the common mistakes:

  • pre-signing the document
  • name stated in the document differs from the ID document (NRIC or Passport) produced in Notary’s office
  • failure to bring original ID for verification at Notary’s office
  • form not duly completed
  • document (eg. Power of Attorney) has blank spaces in between paragraphs

Please note that if there are mistakes in the documents produced for notarisation, our Notary will reject the services, or require rectification. This will incur additional costs and cause delay.

Based on our experience, below are some of the common mistakes:

  • document does not appear original
  • no original being produced
  • failure to bring original ID for verification at Notary’s office
  • attempts to pass off copy of document as original

Please note that if there are mistakes in the documents produced for notarisation, our Notary will reject the services, or require rectification. This will incur additional costs and cause delay.

Save for certified true copies of documents, it is mandatory for all notaries public to issue a Notarial Certificate for each document attested by the notary public, or in connection with which the notary public has administered an oath or affirmation, in exercise of the notary public’s powers and functions as a notary public.

Subject to the requirements of the embassy/recipient country, the Board of Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public has agreed to allow bundling / consolidation of Certified True Copies – i.e. more than one document (i.e Certified True Copy) can be bundled with one notary certificate. The Notary Public will be required to list and particularise each Certified True Copy annexed to the Notarial Certificate.

Save for Certified True Copies, Notaries public to issue a Notarial Certificate for each document attested, etc by him. For example, you have a Bank Application form and Power of Attorney to be signed in the presence of a Notary Public, the Notary Public will need to issue 2 separate Notarial Certificates for each document.

Subject to the requirements of the embassy/recipient country, the Board of Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public has agreed to allow bundling / consolidation of Certified True Copies – i.e. more than one document (i.e Certified True Copy) can be bundled with one notary certificate. The NP will be required to list and particularise each Certified True Copy annexed to the Notarial Certificate.

If you have 2 sets of documents for witnessing before our Notary Public, you will need 2 separate Notarial Certificates (as prescribed by Singapore Academy of Law). The other exception is that a Notary is permitted to bundle Certified True Copies (or Originals) of document in one Notarial Certificate. If you have any queries on SAL’s policies, you may wish to address with SAL directly.