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Certifying Documents

 

What is a Certified Document?

These are copies of official documents, which authorised officers have verified as true copies of the original.

Who can certify a document?

Only authorised officers can certify documents. These include:

  • Justice of the Peace (JP)
  • Pharmacist
  • Australia Post Office personnel
  • Barrister or solicitor
  • Member of the clergy
  • Full-time primary, secondary or tertiary teacher
  • Registered medical practitioner

How should an authorised officer certify a document?

Before certifying a document, the authorised officer must ensure that each page being certified is an identical copy of the original.

The authorised officer Certification must include the following:

I certify that this is a true copy of the document produced to me on (date)
Signature
Name
Qualification (e.g. JP, Pharmacist)
Contact details

How do I submit a certified document?

Certified documents must be posted or delivered in person to the Admissions Office. Certified documents cannot be sent by email or online.