Service of legal documents will be accepted at:
Office of Legal Services, McMaster University, Chester New Hall, Room 431, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8
The Office of Legal Services provides notarial services to students, staff and faculty members at the University. These services are complimentary where the notarial services are for an academic purpose. There is a small charge of $25 for personal matters. Appointments are to be scheduled in advance by contacting the Office of Legal Services at 905-525-9140 x23636 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- to notarize a signature, the parties who will be signing need to be present and will have to sign in person
- if photocopies are to be certified, please bring the copies along with the originals
- please bring photo ID
Generally, these agreements and contracts may be used by staff and faculty members of McMaster University for university business. Other organizations on campus will have their own forms.
Please contact the Office of Legal Services to clarify which waiver to use.
Please refer to the Service Contract Administration Flowchart under the Resources section of our website.
Agreements which bind McMaster University should be signed by an authorized signing officer of the university in accordance with McMaster University’s Execution of Instruments Policy. Please see the Policy at:
Please contact the Office of Legal Services if you have any questions.
Please contact the McMaster Industry Liaison Office (MILO) for assistance.
The Office of Legal Services provides legal advice to McMaster University, and to staff and faculty members engaged in university business. For personal legal matters, please refer to the Legal Services Guide under the Resources section of our website.
Questions related to immigration matters should be directed to the Immigration Consultant at 905-525-9140 ext. 24254 or by email at email@example.com.
The Immigration Consultant can answer questions about the following:
- Study Permit Renewal
- Off-Campus Work Permit Application
- Post-Graduate Work Permit Application
- Temporary Resident Visa Application (Entry Visa)
- Permanent Residency – Immigrating to Canada
- Other issues