Fees
 
 
Notarial Fees - State of Victoria
Applicable from 1 October 2015

All amounts do not include GST

The following scale of recommended fees has been fixed by the Council of The Society of Notaries of Victoria Inc. to operate on and after 1 October 2015.

Notaries' fees in Victoria are charged on a time for service basis or on a set fee for service basis. In some cases the Notary's fee will be a combination of a fee for time and a fee for service.

1. Oaths, declarations and attestations
1.1
Administering an oath or affirmation, taking a declaration or attesting a signature (including, where applicable, completing a jurat or pre-printed acknowledgment or the like) without preparing and completing a notarial certificate.
$85
1.2 Administering an oath or affirmation, taking a declaration or attesting a signature and preparing and completing a notarial certificate.
$150
1.3 For each additional deponent, declarant or signatory at the same time.
$65
1.4 Preparing and completing an exhibit note or annexure certificate.
$65
1.5 Completing an exhibit note or annexure certificate prepared by others.
$45
   
2. Certifying copy documents
2.1 (a) Prepare and complete a notarial certificate certifying 1 individual copy document (of up to 5 pages); and
$130
  (b) For each further page of the individual document (beyond five pages).
$7
2.2 Where appropriate and acceptable in the receiving jurisdiction:
  (a) certifying two to five individual copy documents (of up to five pages each) under one notarial certificate;
$170
  (b) for each additional copy document of up to five pages under the same Certificate; and
$45
  (c) for each further page beyond five pages of an individual document Certified.
$7
   
3. Other Notarial Certificates
3.1 Preparing and completing a Certificate of Good Standing of an Australian Corporation
$400
3.2 Preparing and completing a certificate of Australian law:
  (a) up to three folios;
$280
  (b) for each folio beyond three.
$75
3.3 Preparing and completing a certificate in relation to any matter not otherwise specified in this scale:
  (a) up to three folios;
$150
  (b) for each folio beyond three.
$65
   
4. Duplicates
4.1 For each of the first ten duplicate certificates provided.
Half of the original fee
   
4.2 For each duplicate certificate provided after the tenth.
One quarter of the original fee
   
5. Bills of Exchange
5.1 Notarial presentation of a bill of exchange.
$130 per quarter hour or part
   
5.2 Noting a bill of exchange and entering in register.
$170
5.3 Protesting a bill, including preparing one copy of the protest.
$260
   
6. Ship's Protests
6.1 Noting a protest prepared by a Ship's Master and entering in the register and providing one copy
$290
6.2 Each further copy
$130
6.3 Preparation of extended protest
As per supreme court scale
   
7. Authentic form documents
7.1 Completing a notarial act in authentic form prepared by others, including one copy for the client and one copy for retention in the notary's protocol.
$185
7.2 Preparing a notarial act in authentic form including one copy for the client and one copy for retention in the notary's protocol.
$75 per folio
   
8. Miscellaneous fees and charges
8.1 In relation to any matter not otherwise specified in the scale, a notary may charge fees in accordance with the First Schedule of the current Victorian Practitioner Remuneration Order in relation to matters such as:
  . preparing documents other than notarial acts, including affidavits and declarations;
 
  . providing photocopies;
 
  . correspondence and perusals;
 
  . attendances by telephone or otherwise;
 
  . searching title or other searches; and
 
  . clerical work by staff members.
 
8.2 Notaries may recover all out-of-pocket expenses reasonably and properly incurred and paid.
 


  Prescribed by the Society of Notaries
of Victoria to operate on and after
1 October 2015.
Fees do not include GST