Commissioner for Oaths


The Commissioner For Oaths (CFO) services will be closed, except for those who have fixed an appointment through the relevant Registries. Alternatively, deponents can approach private law firms providing CFO services as prescribed under Rule 8 of the Commissioner for Oaths Rules (Cap 322, Rule 3).

Parties may email FJC Registry at FJCOURTS_Family_Registry@FJCourts.gov.sg for enquiries.

Commissioner for Oaths (CFO) at the Family Justice Courts (FJC) administers oath to an unrepresented deponent/declarant making an affidavit or statutory declaration for use in FJC legal proceedings only.

Deponents/declarants who wish to affirm or swear their affidavits and statutory declarations to be used in FJC legal proceedings may proceed to the Registry located at level 1 of the FJC building during the following operating hours:

Time (Mon-Thu) Time (Fri)
8.30 am to 12.30 pm 8.30 am to 12.30 pm
2.00 pm to 5.30 pm 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Please note that this is an ad-hoc service, wherein a CFO, who is also a Court Interpreter, will be assigned as and when a deponent/declarant requests for CFO services. There would be at least 15 minutes waiting time after a request is made at the Registry.

Chinese Language & Dialects

Mandarin, Hokkien, Teochew, Cantonese and Hakka

 Malay Language & Dialects  Malay, Javanese and Boyanese

Indian Language

Tamil


Deponents/declarants who require interpretation in a foreign language or language and dialect other than those listed above must engage and bring along a qualified Interpreter if they wish to have their affidavits and statutory declarations affirmed/sworn before the duty CFOs at the FJC.

Members of the public who require CFO services for both the FJC related matters and the non-FJC related matters can approach private law firms providing CFO services as prescribed under Rule 8 of the Commissioner for Oaths Rules (Cap. 322, Rule 3) .

Generally, all CFOs charge a standard rate as prescribed under Part II of the Schedule in the Commissioner for Oaths Rules.

The following commissioning fees apply:

Item Cost
Affidavit $25.00 per affidavit /
per signatory
$5.00 per exhibit (if any)
Statutory Declaration $25.00 per statutory declaration /
per signatory
$5.00 per exhibit (if any)