Updated legalisation services from January 2024
It has been brough to my attention from my consular services agent, that the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) will stop the premium service it offers to customers from January 2024.
E-notarisation and e-apostilles are now available. But what are they? And are they right for you?
What are e-notarisation and e-apostilles? And should you be considering them?
I need an apostille - who can arrange this for me?
What exactly is an apostille? What can they be used for? And, crucially, exactly who is legally entitled to arrange one on your behalf?
Getting married abroad? Do you have all of your documents in place?
If you and your significant other have decided on a wedding or civil partnership overseas, you may need to have your identity documents, declarations or certificates of no impediment authenticated and have apostilles attached.
What is an apostille and legalisation?
Sometimes, in addition to having your documents notarised you will need to have an apostille or legalisation attached too. These are further stamps attached to the document which forms a chain of authentication for the recipient.