Notarial services are only available where the documents are Australian in origin, or intended for use in Australia. Ensure you provide correct written instructions to our staff. Fees apply.
Notarial services in person
The full range of notarial services is available in person. Please check your nearest Australian mission's times and availability.
- Australian Embassy, Tokyo
- Australian Consulate-General, Osaka
- Australian Consulate-General, Fukuoka
- Australian Consulate, Sapporo
Notarial services by mail
Only documents requiring certification or authentication, and appropriately witnessed applications for a Certificate of No Impediment can be submitted by mail. Complete a Notarial Request application (Word |PDF) and post all documentation and fees to your nearest Australian mission along with a return stamped self-addressed envelope.
All fees are payable in cash (Japanese yen) or by a postal money order (yuubin kawase), which is available at the post office. We aim to return documents within 5 working days. Incomplete applications or documents mailed without the correct payment will be returned unprocessed.
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