Justice of the Peace services

All Adelaide City Library centres are open.

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A voluntary service provided by approved Justices of the Peace.

The City of Adelaide provides a complimentary Justice of the Peace (JP) service at Adelaide City Libraries and the North Adelaide Community Centre. Times vary, and all services are kindly provided on a volunteer basis by appointed Justices of the Peace. Read on to find a location and time to suit you.

Please note: timetables are subject to variation due to the voluntary availability of the Justice of Peace and the changing nature of the current situation. For up to date information, please call (08) 8203 7990.

North Adelaide Community Centre and Library

Location: 176 Tynte Street, North Adelaide

  • Mondays and Wednesdays - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
  • Tuesdays - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Thursdays - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Fridays - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Drop in service only.

Please note that the North Adelaide Community Centre is closed for Christmas and will reopen on Monday 11 January. The JP service will be unavailable until this date. The North Adelaide Library will close on Thursday 24 December and reopen on Saturday 2 January 2021.

City Library

Location: Level 3 Rundle Place, Rundle Mall. Main Entrance: Francis St (Off Rundle Mall or via Da Costa Arcade).

Mondays – 10:15 am to 1:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Tuesdays - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Wednesdays - 10:15 am to 1:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Thursdays - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Fridays - 10:15 am to 1:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Saturdays - 10:30 am to 12:30 pm  

Please note if there is a high demand for the JP service and you have more than 10 documents that need witnessing, you may be asked to re-join the queue.

City Library has a high demand JP service. Waiting times for the JP can vary.

Hutt Street Library

Location: 235 Hutt Street, Adelaide

Mondays - 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm

Wednesdays - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Service unavailable on Wednesday 17 February 2021)

Please note if there is a high demand for the JP service and you have more than 10 documents that need witnessing, you may be asked to re-join the queue.