A Notarial Certificate is a certificate issued by a Notary Public for performing a notarial act (or notarisation), such as certifying due execution of document in the Notary’s presence or verifying some fact or thing done in his presence (certify true copy of an original document).
This is prepared by the Notary Public and the formats of such certificate vary from Notary to Notary, and time and effort is expended by the Notary and his staff in the preparation of the Notarial Certificate and binding the notarised document to the Certificate. It is not uncommon for Foreign Agency to supply a prescribed specimen content of a Notary Certificate. The current prescribed fixed fee of a Notarial Certificate in Singapore is S$75.
With effect from 15 February 2017 (this date included), a Notarial Certificate is required for any notarial act (by law).
With effect from 1 October 2019, Notarial Certificates are generated through SAL’s portal at https://legalisation.sal.sg, and has to be authenticated by SAL ($85.60 payable to SAL). You will need to collect SAL Authentication Certificate at SAL Counter at Aldephi after you have done the notarisation at the Notary Public office.