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Apostille Convention and Authentications in BC

The BC Government will be assuming the function of authenticating documents for international use. Beginning April 1, 2022, The Society of Notaries Public of BC will no longer authenticate documents intended for international purposes. Please refer to your Notary Public for next steps in the process.

Notice – Approval in Principle 2022

Pursuant to s.5 of the Notaries Act, the applicants in the attachment below are entitled to apply for a Court Order to enable them to attempt the Commissioning Examinations scheduled to be held in March of 2022 in Vancouver, British Columbia. [Notice – Approval in Principle 2022]

SNPBC Vaccination policy

The SNPBC has implemented a communicable disease policy.  The purpose of the policy to reduce the chance of staff contracting a communicable disease.  The policy has been developed based on guidance from Worksafe BC and the Human Rights Commission. The policy is attached  Vaccination Policy -Staff and Visitor to the SNPBC Office

2021 Financial Statements

BDO Canada has audited the Society’s Financial Report which comprises of the Statement of Financial Position as at June 30, 2021, the Statement of Operations, Statement of Changes in Fund Balances and the Statement of Cash Flows. This includes a summary of significant accounting policies and other explanatory information. The audited Financial statements can be …

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National Day of Reconciliation

The Offices of the Society of Notaries Public will be closed on Thursday September 30,2021 in recognition and support of Canada’s indigenous and aboriginal peoples.   We encourage the Province of British Columbia to engage with Indigenous partners to determine the most appropriate path to recognizing the historic wrongs and adopting the recommendations of the Truth …

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