Member Certificates

Member

CERTIFICATES

Please click on the links below for information on how to request a Certificate of Standing, Certificate of Notary or a letter confirming status. 

Please feel free to Contact Us if you have any questions or would like further information.

Certificate of Standing

Open  

Members who are applying for membership in another jurisdiction may be required to provide a Certificate of Standing from their home jurisdiction along with their application.  Certificates of Standing are also required for members who are applying for an Inter-Jurisdictional Practice Permit in another jurisdiction (in accordance with the provisions of the National Mobility Agreement).

A Certificate of Standing confirms the following information:

  • Date of Admission;
  • Present Status with the Law Society of New Brunswick;
  • Professional Conduct Record (complaints, competency, formal disciplinary proceedings, custodianship/trusteeship, practice restrictions, claims on the Compensation Fund);
  • Personal History (criminal proceedings, bankruptcy, judgments); and
  • Any other relevant information that may affect your application for admission.

 

How to request a certificate of standing

The cost for a Certificate of Standing is $86.25 (tax included).  Payment can be made by cash, cheque or money order.  Cheques should be made payable to the “Law Society of New Brunswick”.

NOTE:  Certificates will not be issued until payment has been received.  Please allow two weeks for processing.

Please complete the following Request form and return it along with your payment to:

Executive Director
Law Society of New Brunswick
68 Avonlea Court
Fredericton, NB   E3C 1N8
Fax: (506) 451-1421
general@lawsociety-barreau.nb.ca

We will contact you when your certificate is ready for pick up or has been sent in the mail.

Close  
 

Certificate of Notary

Open  

A Certificate of Notary may be required for members who send correspondence to foreign governments and for organizations who will only accept a document notarized by a New Brunswick lawyer.


A Certificate of Notary confirms the following information:

  • Name
  • Date of Admission
  • That you are a member of the Law Society of New Brunswick entitled to practise law in the Province of New Brunswick
  • That you are Public Notary for the Province of New Brunswick pursuant to subsection 1(2) of the Notaries Public Act, R.S.N.B., 2011, c. 197


How to request a Certificate of Notary

The cost for a Certificate of Notary is $57.50 (tax included).  Payment can be made by cash, cheque or money order.  Cheques should be made payable to the “Law Society of New Brunswick”. 

NOTE:  Certificates will not be issued until payment has been received.  Please allow two weeks for processing.

Please complete the following Request form and return it along with your payment to:

Executive Director
Law Society of New Brunswick
68 Avonlea Court
Fredericton, NB   E3C 1N8
Fax: (506) 451-1421
general@lawsociety-barreau.nb.ca

We will contact you when your certificate is ready for pick up or has been sent in the mail.

Close  
 

Letter Confirming Status

Open  

For all other situations that require proof of membership, the Law Society of New Brunswick can provide members with a letter confirming status.  The letter confirms the following information:

  • Name
  • Date of Admission
  • Present Status
  • That you are a member in good standing


How to request a Letter Confirming Status

The cost for this letter is $57.50 (tax included).  Payment can be made by cash, cheque or money order.  Cheques should be made payable to the “Law Society of New Brunswick”. 

NOTE:  Letters will not be issued until payment has been received.  Please allow two weeks for processing.

Please send us your request in writing to the following coordinates and send along your payment to:

Executive Director
Law Society of New Brunswick
68 Avonlea Court
Fredericton, NB   E3C 1N8
Fax: (506) 451-1421
general@lawsociety-barreau.nb.ca

We will contact you when your letter is ready for pick up or has been sent in the mail.

Close