Commissioner of Oaths

Northumberland County can sign documents that need the signature of a Commissioner of Oath or Commissioner for Taking Affidavits during business hours at the office of the Clerk.

Service requirements

  • Please call ahead and make an appointment to ensure the availability of a signing officer.
  • You will need to bring valid, government-issued photo identification with you.
  • All parties required to sign the document must attend.
  • Please do not sign your completed document in advance – you must sign your documents in the presence of the Commissioner of Oaths.

Service restrictions

Northumberland County Commissioner of Oaths are not authorized to notarize documents. If your document requires the signature of a Notary Public, please contact a professional lawyer.

Please note that the Commissioner of Oaths reserves the right to refuse commissioning services of any document.

For more information, please refer to the Commissioner of Oaths and for Taking Affidavits Policy.