Communities and Justice

JP Online

JP Online provides a simple way for prospective JPs and existing JPs to complete a range of tasks all in one place. 

Don’t have a JP Online account?

You will need to register for JP Online to create an account. 

You will not be able to register for JP Online if you are not eligible to be a JP. Visit Becoming a JP to learn more about the eligibility criteria.

What can I use JP Online for?

  • Complete all the steps required to apply to become a JP
  • Apply for reappointment
  • Submit a request to notify us of a change in circumstances
  • Check your JP number and expiry date
  • Update your JP Public Register details
    Order JP products

Visit Becoming a JP for more information about applying to become a JP.

Visit Information and services for JPs for more information about applying for reappointment, notifying us of a change in circumstances or ordering JP products.

Need help using JP Online?

For help setting up your JP Online account read the following user guides:

Getting Started - Applying to be a JP

​How to set up your JP Online account and submit an application for a Justice of the Peace appointment.

Getting Started - Applying to be a JP (PDF, 758.6 KB)

Getting Started - Appointed JPs

How to set up your JP Online account if you are already an appointed Justice of the Peace.

Getting Started - Appointed JPs (PDF, 995.0 KB)

For more help using JP Online see the following user guides:

Contact JP appointment services if you require further assistance. 

JP Online privacy

The JP Appointment Team record the personal information you provide when using JP Online. We protect the privacy of your personal information in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.

For more information about the Privacy policy for the administration of JP appointments, visit Information and services for JPs.

JP Online refunds and changes

For information about refunds and changes of JP products purchased on JP Online see our Refunds and changes policy.

Last updated:

16 Nov 2023