Best Notaries Public in Christchurch
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The 5 Best Notaries Public in Christchurch

Can you imagine how unproductive it would be to go to a notary before finding out he takes hours to notarise a single document? Well, that doesn’t have to happen because we got the best notaries public in Christchurch for you with today’s list.

Notaries are lawyers who ensure that it is the appropriate person that signs the document. But before stamping it, they also check if he understands and is aware of the terms of the contract.

Lost passport, property lease, estate taxes, or trading overseas — notaries are involved in pretty much everything. And if you are not sure which one you should go to, let us help you out with the following list of the best notaries public in Christchurch!

1)  Alpers & Co – Northwest Law Office

Alpers & Co - Northwest Law Office's Homepage

Services Certify Copies, Witness Signatures, Administer Oaths and Declarations, Note/Protest Bills of Exchange, Validate Ship’s Protests
Address 294 Wairakei Road, Bryndwr, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
Contact no (03) 359 8311

If you’re in a rush to notarise your legal documents, look no further than Alpers & Co. There’s a same-day notary service that’s offered within the day you set your appointment.

Notary is conducted by Oscar Alpers in a range of services. For instance, he can witness the individual signing papers, attest affidavits or oaths, and even carry out Bills of Exchange.

Rates aren’t that costly either as it is usually between $60-120 per document notary. Based on experience and price then, you can find one of the top notaries public at Alpers & Co.


  • Conducts a range of notarial work
  • Experienced Notary Public
  • Affordable pricing

2)  Hill Lee & Scott

Hill Lee & Scott's Homepage

Services Validate Legal Documents, Vouch for Client’s Identity, Administer Oaths and Declarations, Note/Protest Bills of Exchange
Address 36 Sir William Pickering Drive, Burnside, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
Contact no 021324315 | [email protected]

Hill Lee & Scott is a legal firm that also provides notary services. It is based in the Burnside suburb of Christchurch with one of the best notaries public in Christchurch.

For your overseas needs, Brian Palliser can attest to the validity and genuineness of your documents. Plus he can witness the client’s signature as well as take oaths and declarations.

He can also provide a Notarial Certificate if that’s required by another country. Make sure to include any special requirements or correspondence that you have.


  • Broad range of notarial services
  • Follows to meet your needs


3)  Papprills Lawyers & Notary Public

Papprills Lawyers & Notary Public's Homepage

Services Witness Formal Documents, Take Oaths and Declarations, Verify True Copies of Documents
Address 12/71 Gloucester Street, Christchurch City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Contact no (03) 379 2800

Exporting your product outside of the country? You may need to have your documents notarised — in which case, Papprills Lawyers & Notary Public can help!

They offer same-day notary services for an affordable price. Jeffrey McCall will do it for you — authenticate your documents, witness your signatures, and attest to your sworn statements.

Jeffrey is a member of the New Zealand Society of Notaries that you can bet to be one of the best notaries public in Christchurch. His service is available by appointment.


  • Affordable prices
  • Handles your overseas documents

4)  The Immigration Law Firm

The Immigration Law Firm's Homepage

Services Authenticate Documents, Certify True Copies, Witness Signatures, Apostille/E-Apostille
Address 15/14 Acheron Drive, Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
Contact no (03) 3771922

Another one of the best notaries public in Christchurch is Paul Kündig. For over 20 years, he has been certifying and authenticating documents mostly for use overseas.

Not only that but Paul can also submit your documents to the Department of Internal Affairs. This is required in some cases to prove that the seal, mark, and signature of the notary is genuine.

You can either call The Immigration Law Firm and book an appointment, or get in touch with Paul via the link we have provided above.


  • Over 20 years of experience
  • Offers Apostille/eApostille services

Customer Reviews

Although this has nothing to do with a notary service, this gives an insight on how Paulo does his work. Julie Albengrin said from Google Reviews:

“Very professional, has empathy for the client case, is available to clarified doubts. Highly recommend this office and specially Paulo Kundig’s work.”


5)  Lane Neave

Lane Neave's Homepage

Services Witness Signatures, Swear Affidavits, Administer Declarations, Authenticate Documents, Certify True Copies
Address 141 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Contact no (03) 379 3720

For flexibility of schedule including on weekends and after work hours, call Julie Hutton of Lane Neave. You can expect quality work done with her expertise as both a lawyer and notary public.

You can meet her in person to sign your document or affidavit, or let her certify document copies.

Certainly, she can help you with anything you need, like if you have instructions or requirements.


  • Available on after hours and weekends
  • Both lawyer and notary public
  • Fast and efficient notary

And that’s all for the best notaries public in Christchurch. If you need to have a notary work your legal documents, give these lawyers a call.

Do you have any questions about this topic we’ve had? You can let us know about it by sending us a message and we’ll get right back to you.

Oh, and if you want notary services for Auckland instead, try our list of the best notaries in Auckland!