IMPORTANT: We are developing a new online system for managing Justice of the Peace (JP) appointments. In preparation for the launch of this system, applications for JP appointment are temporarily closed until April 2019.
The current JP online system is also closed. To purchase a certificate of appointment and JP handbook, visit How to purchase a JP product.
JPs play an essential part in the legal system and in the community in NSW. By volunteering to become a JP you will be providing a valuable and important service to your community or place of employment.
Please read through the pages in this section for information about becoming a JP.
Please click here for information about the application process to be a JP.
To apply for appointment as a JP you must: