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Services provided:

  • Attestation of documents
  • Witnessing Statutory Declaration, Employment Contract, Contract Agreement, Proof of Debt, Affidavit and any other Declarations
  • Certified True Copies of documents
  • Attesting Power of Attorney
  • Notary Public
  • Court Process Server

*The languages used in Subordinate Court Registry are Malay and English.

*Deponents / Applicants who wish assistance in languages other than Malay and English are required to give one (1) week notice to the court to allow the court to obtain a qualified interpreter.


Commissioner for Oaths is a person who is authorized to verify affidavits, Statutory Declarations and other legal documents. CFO is also qualified to attest duplicate documents as Certified True Copies.

All CFOs charge a standard rate as prescribed under section 3 of the First Schedule in the Stamp Act (Chapter 34), Subordinate Courts Act (Chapter 6) Schedule 1. The following commissioning fees apply:


Description of Instrument
Stamp Duty (BND$)
Affidavit / Statutory Declaration / Declaration In Writing5.00
Agency Agreement
Contractor / Sub-contract Agreement
Custody and Access Agreement
Employment / Recruitment Agreement
Facilities Agreement
Further Supplementary Development Agreement
Non-Disclosure Agreement
Sale and Purchase of Land and/or House Agreement
Sale and Purchase of Goods Agreement (except motor vehicles)
Service Agreement
Strata Title Agreement
Tender (JKR / RTB / Perumahan)


28(e)Transfer for the purpose of effectuating an appointment of a new Trustee10.00
41Gift (Hibah)​10.00
6Appointment of a new TRUSTEE, and APPOINTMENT in execution of a Power of any property movable or immovable, or of any use, share, or interest in any property by any instrument not being a Will10.00




Counterpart / Duplicate of any instrument

If the duty with which the original instrument is chargeable does not exceed $2.00

In any other case

The same duty as is payable on the original


33DECLARATION or REVOCATION of any use or trust of or concerning any property by any writing, not being a deed or will, or an instrument chargeable with duty as a settlement 
Deed of Appointment
Supplementary Deed (Addendum / Variation)
Trust Deed



61(d)Deed of Release
44Tenancy Agreement varied
50Notarial Act / Notary Public2.00
54(c)Power Or Letter Of Attorney10.00
OthersFor Embassy / High Commission
Demand Letter
Job Order

Affidavit (Letter of Undertaking)5.00
For Banks:
Wakalah from BIBD10.00

For documents to be used in a foreign country (other than Foreign Workers Employment Contract), deponents/declarants should have them executed in the presence of a Notary Public instead of a Commissioner for Oaths.


According to Supreme Court Act [Chapter 5 Section 30];

2) The Chief Registrar, Deputy Chief Registrar, Senior Registrars and Registrars shall be ex-officio Commissioners for Oaths and notaries public.

Hence, High Court Registrar of the Supreme Court who are also by virtue the Magistrate of the Subordinate Courts are qualified to notarize any documents to be used in foreign country.

The Subordinate Courts' Registry is available in four (4) districts in Negara Brunei Darussalam.

The operating hours are as follows:

Subordinate Courts' Registry
Monday – Thursday & Saturday
Monday – Thursday & Saturday (Ramadhan month)

8.00 am - 12.00 pm and 1.30 pm - 4.30 pm
8.00 am - 2.00 pm

​Payment counters
Monday – Thursday & Saturday
Monday – Thursday & Saturday (Ramadhan month)
8.00 am - 11.00 am and 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm (Monday - Thursday)

8.00 am - 10.00 am (Saturday)
​Monday - Thursday (8.15 am - 12.15 pm)
Saturday (8.15 am - 10.00 am)

Brunei Muara District


Ground Floor,
Law and Courts’ Building,
Jalan Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha,
Bandar Seri Begawan, BA1910,
Negara Brunei Darussalam

Tel: (673) 2232979 / 80 / 81 / 84 / 85
​Tutong District
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First Floor,
Tutong District Courts’ Building,
Lot 16545 Bukit Bendera,
Mukim Pekan Tutong, TA1341,
Negara Brunei Darussalam

Tel: (673) 4221836 / 4221304 / 4220675
Belait District
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Ground Floor, 
Belait District Courts’ Building,

Simpang 28, Jalan Maulana,
Kuala Belait, KA1931,
Negara Brunei Darussalam

Tel: (673) 3331585 /3336145 / 3330385
Temburong District
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Ground Floor,
​Temburong District Office’s Building,
Pekan Bangar,
Temburong, PA1351,
Negara Brunei Darussalam

Tel: (673) 5221019