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Clerks Office

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E.D. Tillson portrait and coat of arms plaque

The Clerk's Office provides an essential link between residents of Tillsonburg and Town Council.    

The Town Clerk performs a number of key statutory duties as required under the Municipal Act, 2001, in accordance with other Acts and the by-laws of the municipality and serves as a corporate signing officer along with the Mayor. 

The Clerk's department oversees and manages a variety of administrative and legislative functions for the Town, including Council Secretariat, the Municipal Election, Licensing, Records Management, Freedom of Information, Civil Marriage Solemnization and Division Registrar.

Commissioner of Oaths and Affidavits

What services are offered by a Commissioner of Oaths?

The Commissioners of Oaths services provided for by the Town of Tillsonburg include the administration of an oath, affirmation or declaration in accordance with the Commissioners for Taking Affidavits Act, 1990

The Declarant must be present at signing and present one original piece of government-issued photo identification (i.e. Driver's License, valid Passport, etc.)

The following lists some of the more common documents that may be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths:

  • Town Business (i.e. Site Plan Applications, Minor Variance Applications, etc.)
  • Legal Name Change Application
  • Vehicle Ownership Transfers
  • Pension Purpose Attestations
  • Consent Letter for Travelling with a Child
  • Affidavit Waiving Vaccinations 
  • Marital Status Affidavit

Please contact the Clerk's Office to determine if the document you require signing can be commissioned at

Where can I go to get a document commissioned?

The Town of Tillsonburg provides the services of a Commissioner of Oaths during regular business hours at the following locations:

  • Tillsonburg Customer Service Centre - 10 Lisgar Avenue
    Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Payment options: Cash, debit, cheque or money order payable to Town of Tillsonburg.
  • Town Coporate Office - 200 Broadway, Suite 204 
    Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Payment options: Exact cash, cheque or money order payable to Town of Tillsonburg. 

If the Clerk must produce the affidavit the cost is $25.00 and includes up to three (3) documents. An additional $5.00 will be charged for more than three (3) documents requiring signature.

For Commissioner of Oaths signatures or Cetified True Copies the cost is $25.00 and includes up to five (5) documents. An additional $2.00 for each additional copy.