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If you need JP services please visit our Finding a JP page. There you can search the JP public register or JP scheduled services by suburb. We cannot advise the location and times of JP services by phone.
Our phone line 8688 0500 will operate between the hours of 8.30am - 11.30am and 1.30pm - 3.30pm only, Monday to Friday.
We cannot advise the location and times of JP services by phone.
Appointment and Application Services
NSW Department of Communities and Justice
Locked Bag 5000,
Parramatta NSW 2124
If you have a JP Online account, you can login to apply for appointment or reappointment, update your registration details, check your JP number and expiry date, and order JP products.
If you have difficulty understanding English and need to access information in another language, please call the Translating and Interpreter Service to speak with an interpreter.
Call 131 450 and ask the interpreter to connect you to JP Appointment Services on tel: 02 8688 0500.
If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, please call the National Relay Service on 1300 555 727.
If you need information to help with a legal problem, please contact LawAccess NSW. You can call LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529.
For more information, visit Submit feedback about a JP.
Appointment Services manages the appointment of Justices of the Peace (JPs) in NSW. The role of our staff is to:
26 May 2023
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future.
Informed by lessons of the past, Department of Communities and Justice is improving how we work with Aboriginal people and communities. We listen and learn from the knowledge, strength and resilience of Stolen Generations Survivors, Aboriginal Elders and Aboriginal communities.
You can access our apology to the Stolen Generations.