Justice of the Peace

Public Justice of the Peace sessions 

Under Alert Level 2 all Justice of the Peace sessions have been cancelled.

To find up to date information about JP availability in Dunedin  Royal Federation of NZ Justices Association

A Justice of the Peace service is normally available:

  • City Library (First Floor) each Friday from 10am until 12.30 pm.
  • Port Chalmers each Monday 10am until 12pm
  • South Dunedin Pop-Up Library on Tuesdays from 11am to 1pm and Thursdays from 1pm - 3pm.

Some documents can take a considerable time to process, eg permanent residency, so please make an appointment with a JP rather than attend a clinic.


  • University of Otago Information Services Building, Room GW5A
    Wednesday 9am to 1pm
  • Labour Electorate Office Wednesday 3.30 - 4.30pm (455 5299)
    Shop 1 South City Mall 132 Hillside Road, Dunedin
  • Citizens Advice Bureau, 155 Princes Street on Mondays 3.00pm - 4.30pm and Saturdays 10am - 12noon. (Closed all public holidays and long weekends.)
  • Dunedin Community House, 301 Moray Place on Mondays 11.30am - 1.30pm

Find a JP

Service Desk for Otago (Dunedin)