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Notarial Services

Notaries are members of the legal profession who authenticate signatures and documents for commercial firms involved in international trade as well as for private individuals. Their main tasks include:


o   Administering oaths, affidavits and statutory declarations for foreign jurisdictions
o   Certifying the authenticity of copies of academic qualifications, copies of passports and other documents
o   Attesting powers of attorney and other documents for use in countries worldwide
o   Notarising residential mortgages
o   Notarising Sponsorship forms
o   Certifying Capacity to Marry (often required to marry abroad)
o   Documents for foreign adoption applications
o   Attesting and authenticating the signature and execution of documents
o   Authenticating the signing of an acknowledgment for use in the United States of America
o   Applying for legalisation of documents at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (otherwise ‘obtaining an apostille) and for legalisation when    necessary from the relevant embassy
o   Retirement Life Certificates
o   Dealing with other documents for use overseas which require authentication, such as permission for children to travel with a lone parent; true likeness certificates or change of name deeds
o   Taking evidence in England and Wales (often referred to as depositions) for use in foreign countries
o   Providing Notarised copies




Linda U M Okagbue

Hamilton House

4th Floor

Mabledon Place

London WC1H 9BB


Mobile: 07985 405640

Kings Cross: 020 7953 0333