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Commonwealth statutory declaration form

Administrative law
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Important COVID-19 information

Updated: 22 September 2021

Witnessing requirements

Commonwealth statutory declarations cannot be witnessed remotely or via video conferencing technology. You must sign your statutory declaration in the physical presence of an approved witness. You cannot use an electronic or digital signature on a statutory declaration.

Travel exemptions

For information about Commonwealth statutory declarations for travel exemptions visit the Department of Home Affairs website or call 131 881 (in Australia) or +61 2 6196 0196 (outside Australia).

Statutory declarations

There are 2 types of statutory declarations (or stat decs) — Commonwealth and state and territory statutory declarations. We only give information about Commonwealth statutory declarations.