Zimbabwe

Documents for use in Zimbabwe should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The High Commission for the Republic of Zimbabwe is located at:

Zimbabwe House,
429 Strand,
London
WC2R 0QE

Tel. 020 7836 7755
Fax 020 7379 1167

Zambia

Documents for use in Zambia may require legalisation by the High Commission for the Republic of Zambia.

Legalisation is carried out while you wait and there is no charge.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The High Commission for the Republic of Zambia is located at:

2 Palace Gate,
Kensington,
London
W8 5NG

Tel. 020 7589 6655
Fax 020 7581 1353

Zaire

Documents for use in the Congo Democratic Republic (formerly known as Zaïre) require legalisation by the Consulate of the Congo Democratic Republic.

Documents may be lodged on Tuesdays and legalisation is expected to be completed on the following Thursday; the fee is £20 per document.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consulate requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

The Consulate of the Congo Democratic Republic is located at:

38, Holne Chase,
London
N2

Tel. 020 7278 9825
Fax. 020 7278 8497

Yugoslavia

Documents for use in Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia & Montenegro) should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Officeby way of Apostille.

The fee is £69 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is located at:

28 Belgrave Square
London
SW1X 8QB

Tel. 020 7235 9049
Fax. 020 7235 7092

Yemen

Legalisation of documents to be used in the Republic of Yemen is obtained through the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce.

The fees per document vary from £60 – £300 depending on the type of document. A full list of prices can be seen here

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

Two photocopies of each document are required and the name and address of the consignee or agent must appear on each document.

The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce is located at:

6 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1

Tel. 020 7235 4363

The Yemeni Consulate is located at:

57 Cromwell Road,
London
SW7 2ED

Tel. 020 7584 6607
Fax 020 7589 3350

Vietnam

Documents for use in Vietnam require legalisation by the Vietnamese Consulate.

The fee is £30 per document and legalisation is expected to take 24 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consulate requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

The Vietnamese Consulate is located at:

12-14 Victoria Road,
London
W8 5RD

Tel. 020 7937 3222
Fax 020 7565 3853

Venezuela

Documents for use in Venezuela should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Venezuelan Consulate is located at:

56 Grafton Way,
London
W1T 5DL

Tel. 020 7387 6727
Fax 020 7382 3253
E-mail venezlon@venezlon.demon.co.uk

Vanuatu

Documents for use in the Republic of Vanuatu should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille. Shipping documents (e.g. bills of sale) may be legalised by Nigel Ready of Cheeswrights in his capacity as Deputy Commissioner of Maritime Affairs of the Repubic of Vanuatu.

The fee is £71 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00 p.m.

Uzbekistan

Documents for use in Uzbekistan require legalisation by the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The current legalisation fee is 33USD per document and 15USD for service charge per document (make cheques payable to “Uzbekistan Consulate”) and legalisation is expected to take 72 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consular Section requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

From 15th April 2012 the document to be legalised will only need to be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The Consular Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan is located at:

41 Holland Park
London
W11 2RP

Tel. 020 7229 7679
Fax 020 7229 7029

Uruguay

Documents for use in Uruguay require legalisation by the Uruguayan Consulate.

The fee is £72.24 per document (make cheques payable to “Consulate of Uruguay” and legalisation is expected to take 72 hours (an urgent service is available for 50% extra).

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consulate requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

From December 2012 the document to be legalised will only need to be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The Uruguayan Consulate is located at:

2nd Floor,
140 Brompton Road,
London
SW3 1HY

Tel. 020 7589 8835
Fax. 020 7581 9585

United States of America

Documents for use in United States of America should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The American Embassy is located at:

24 Grosvenor Square,
London
W1A 1AE

Tel. 020 7499 9000.

The following States require or may require an apostille to be affixed to documents authenticated by an English Notary Public:

United Arab Emirates

Documents for use in the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Qaiwan) require legalisation by the Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates.

The fees per document are as follows:

Certificate of Registration or Incorporation £410, Memorandum & Articles of Association £410, Company Record of Achievements £410, Certificate of Good Standing £400, Private/General Power of Attorney £30, All other documents £30, Urgent fee £30 per document.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

Note: The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates will not legalise documents from Israel.

Legalisation of bills of sale to be used in the United Arab Emirates is obtained through the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce.

The fee is £24.75 + VAT plus the consular fee (approx. £410 each). Two photocopies of each document are required and the name and address of the consignee or agent must appear on each document.

The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce is located at:

6 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8PH

Tel. 020 7245 6688

The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates is located at:

48 Princes Gate,
London
SW7 2QA

Tel: 020 7589 1281
Fax: 020 7584 0989

Umm al-Qaiwan

Documents for use in the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Qaiwan) require legalisation by the Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates.

The fees per document are as follows:

Certificate of Registration or Incorporation £410, Memorandum & Articles of Association £410, Company Record of Achievements £410, Certificate of Good Standing £400, Private/General Power of Attorney £30, All other documents £30, Urgent fee £30 per document.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

Note: The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates will not legalise documents from Israel.

Legalisation of bills of sale to be used in the United Arab Emirates is obtained through the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce.

The fee is £24.75 + VAT plus the consular fee (approx. £410 each). Two photocopies of each document are required and the name and address of the consignee or agent must appear on each document.

The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce is located at:

6 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8PH

Tel. 020 7245 6688

The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates is located at:

48 Princes Gate,
London
SW7 2QA

Tel: 020 7589 1281
Fax: 020 7584 0989

Ukraine

Documents for use in Ukraine should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Ukrainian Consulate is located at:

78 Kensington Park Road,
London
W11 2PL

Tel. 020 7243 8923
Fax 020 7727 3567

Uganda

Documents for use in Uganda require legalisation by the Uganda High Commission.

The fee is £20 per document and legalisation is expected to take 24 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Uganda High Commission is located at:

Uganda House,
58/59 Trafalgar Square,
London
WC2N 5DX

Tel. 020 7839 5783
Fax 020 7839 8925

Tuvalu

Documents for use in Tuvalu should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

There is an Honorary London Consulate of Tuvalu located at:

230 Worple Road,
London
SW20 8RH

Tel. 020 8879 0985
Fax 020 8879 0985

Turkmenistan

Documents for use in Turkmenistan require legalisation by the Consular Section of the Embassy of Turkmenistan.

The fee is £50 per document or £90 for express service and legalisation is expected to take 1 week.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consular Section requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

The Consular Section of the Embassy of Turkmenistan is located at:

2nd Floor South,
St. George’s House,
14/17 Wells Street
London
W1P 3FP

Tel. 020 7255 1071
Fax 020 7323 9184

Turkey

Documents for use in Turkey should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Turkish Embassy is located at:

43 Belgrave Square London
SW1X 9PA

Tel. 020 7393 0202

Tunisia

Documents for use in Tunisia require legalisation by the Tunisian Consulate.

The fee is £2 per page and legalisation is expected to take 2 days.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consulate requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

The Tunisian Consulate is located at:

29 Prince’s Gate,
London
SW7 1QG

Tel. 020 7584 8117
Fax 020 7225 2884

Trinidad & Tobago

Documents for use in Trinidad & Tobago should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Office of the High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago is located at:

42 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8NT

Tel. 020 7245 9351
Fax 020 7823 1065

Tonga

Documents for use in Tonga should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Tonga High Commission is located at:

36 Molyneux Street,
London
W1H 5BQ

Tel. 020 7724 5828
Fax 020 7723 8074

Togo

The nearest Embassy of the Republic of Togo is in Paris:

8 Rue Alfred-Roll,
75017 Paris
FRANCE

Please contact us for further information.

Thailand

Documents for use in Thailand require legalisation by the Consular Section of the Royal Thai Embassy.

The fee is £10 per document and legalisation is expected to take 3 days.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consular Section requires a photocopy of the notarial certificate attached to each document to be legalised.

The Consular Section of the Royal Thai Embassy is located at:

29-30 Queen’s Gate,
London
SW7 5JB

Tel. 020 7589 2944 ext 116
Fax 020 7823 7492

Tanzania

Documents for use in Tanzania may require legalisation by the High Commission for the United Republic of Tanzania.

The fee is £26 per document and legalisation is expected to take at least 48 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The High Commission for the United Republic of Tanzania is located at:

43 Hertford Street,
London
W1Y 8DB

Tel. 020 7499 8951
Fax 020 7491 9321

Taiwan

Documents for use in Taiwan require legalisation by the Taipei Representative Office in the UK.

The fee is £15 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48 hours (£15 for next day service).

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Representative Office requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised and a covering letter.

The Taipei Representative Office in the UK is located at:

50 Grosvenor Gardens,
London
SW1

Tel. 020 7881 2650

Tadjikistan

Documents for use in Tadjikistan require legalisation by the Russian Consulate. The fee is £150 per document and legalisation is expected to take 1 week. £300 per document for legalisation on the same day.

There is an Honorary Consulate for the Republic of Tadjikistan located at:

33 Ovington Square,
London
SW3 1LJ

Tel. 020 7584 5111
Fax 020 7581 2669

Syria

Legalisation of documents to be used in Syria is obtained through the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce.

The fee is £24.75 + VAT plus the consular fee of £6.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

Two photocopies of each document are required and the name and address of the consignee or agent must appear on each document.

The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce is located at:

6 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8PH

Tel: 020 7245 9012
Fax: 020 7235 4621

The Embassy of the Syria Arab Republic is located at:

8 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8PH

Tel. 020 7245 9012
Fax 020 7235 4621

Switzerland

Documents for use in Switzerland should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Embassy of Switzerland is located at:

16/18 Montagu Place,
London
W1H 2BQ

Tel. 020 7616 6000
Fax 020 7724 7001

Sweden

Documents for use in Sweden should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Swedish Consulate is located at:

11 Montagu Place,
London
W1H 2AL

Tel. 020 7917 6400
Fax. 020 7724 4174

Swaziland

Documents for use in Swaziland should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Kingdom of Swaziland High Commission is located at:

20 Buckingham Gate,
London
SW1E 6LB

Tel. 020 7630 6611
Fax 020 7630 6564

Suriname

Documents for use in Suriname should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The nearest Embassy of the Republic of Suriname is located at:

Alexander Gogelweg 2,
2517JH The Hague
THE NETHERLANDS

Tel. 00 31 07 03 61 74 45

Sudan

Documents for use in Sudan require legalisation by the Sudanese Consulate.

The fee is £55 per document and legalisation is expected to take 24 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Sudanese Consulate is located at:

3 Cleveland Row,
St. James’s,
London
SW1A 1DD

Tel. 020 7839 8080
Fax 020 7839 7560

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Documents for use in St. Vincent and the Grenadines should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The High Commission for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is located at:

10 Kensington Court,
London
W8 5DL

Tel. 020 7565 2874

St. Lucia

Documents for use in St. Lucia should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The High Commission for Saint Lucia is located at:

1 Collingham Gardens,
South Kensington,
London
SW5 0HW

Tel. 020 7937 9522
Fax 020 7937 5514

St. Kitts & Nevis

Documents for use in Saint Christopher and Nevis should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £69 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The High Commission for Saint Christopher and Nevis is located at:

2nd Floor,
10 Kensington Court,
London
W8 5DL

Tel. 020 7937 9522
Fax 020 7937 5514

Sri Lanka

Documents for use in Sri Lanka require legalisation by the High Commission for the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

The fee is £15 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The High Commission requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

The High Commission for the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is located at:

13 Hyde Park Gardens,
London
W2 2LU

Tel. 020 7262 1841-6
Fax 020 7262 7970

Spain

Documents for use in Spain (including the Canary Islands) should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £69 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Spanish Consulate is located at:

20 Draycott Place,
London
SW3 2RZ

Tel. 020 7589 8989
Fax 020 7581 7888

South Sudan

Documents for use in South Sudan require legalisation by the South Sudanese Consulate.

The fee is £30 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The South Sudanese Consulate is located at:

28-32 Wellington Road,
London,
NW8 9SP
United Kingdom

Tel. 020 7483 9260

South Africa

Documents for use in South Africa should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille, with the exception of documents which have been authenticated by an English Notary Public, which require no legalisation.

The fee is £69 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The High Commission for the Republic of South Africa is located at:

South Africa House,
Trafalgar Square,
London
WC2N 5DP

Tel. 020 7451 7299
Fax 020 7451 7284

Somali

The Embassy of the Somali Democratic Republic closed on 2 January 1992.

Please contact us for information regarding the legalisation of documents from Somali.

Soloman Islands

Documents for use in Soloman Islands should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The High Commission of the Solomon Islands is located at:

Avenue Edouard Lacomble,
B-1040 Brussels
BELGIUM

Tel. 0032 27.32.70.85
Fax 0032 27.32.68.85

Slovenia

Documents for use in Slovenia should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia is located at:

10 Little College Street
London
SW1P 3SH

Tel. 020 7227 9711
Fax 020 7222 5277
E-mail slovene-embassy.london@virgin.net

Slovak Republic

Documents for use in Slovak Republic should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Consulate of the Slovak Republic is located at:

25 Kensington Palace Gardens,
London
W8 4QY

Tel. 020 7243 0803
Fax 020 7313 6481
Web Site: http://www.slovakembassy.co.uk

Singapore

Documents for use in Singapore may require legalisation by the Consular Section of the High Commission for the Republic of Singapore, but this is often unnecessary.

The fee is £5 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48 hours. The Consular Section requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

The Consular Section of the High Commission for the Republic of Singapore is located at:

9 Wilton Crescent
London
SW1X 8SP

Tel. 020 7235 8315
Fax 020 7235 5874

Sierra Leone

Documents for use in Sierra Leone require legalisation by the Sierre Leone High Commission.

The fee is £30 per document and legalisation is expected to take 72 hours. The High Commission requires a covering letter if the document to be legalised does not mention Sierre Leone.

The Sierre Leone High Commission is located at:

1st and 3rd Floors
Oxford Circus House
245 Oxford Street
London
W1D 2LX

Tel. 020 7287 9884
Fax 020 7734 3822

Sharjah

Documents for use in the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Qaiwan) require legalisation by the Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates.

The fees per document are as follows:

Certificate of Registration or Incorporation £410, Memorandum & Articles of Association £410, Company Record of Achievements £410, Certificate of Good Standing £400, Private/General Power of Attorney £30, All other documents £30, Urgent fee £30 per document.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

Note: The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates will not legalise documents from Israel.

Legalisation of bills of sale to be used in the United Arab Emirates is obtained through the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce.

The fee is £24.75 + VAT plus the consular fee (approx. £410 each). Two photocopies of each document are required and the name and address of the consignee or agent must appear on each document.

The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce is located at:

6 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8PH

Tel. 020 7245 6688

The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates is located at:

48 Princes Gate,
London
SW7 2QA

Tel: 020 7589 1281
Fax: 020 7584 0989

Seychelles

Documents for use in Seychelles should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The High Commission for Seychelles is located at:

2nd Floor
Eros House,
111 Baker Street,
London
W1U 6RR

Tel. 020 7224 1660
Fax 020 7487 5756

Serbia

Documents for use in Serbia should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Serbian Consulate is located at:

28 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8QB

Tel. 020 7235 9049
Fax 020 7235 7092

Senegal

Documents for use in Senegal require legalisation by the Senegalese Consulate.

The fee is £2.50 per document and legalisation is expected to take 24 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consulate requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

The Senegalese Consulate is located at:

39 Marloes Road,
London
W8 6LA

Tel. 020 7937 7237 or 020 7938 4048
Fax 020 7938 2546

Saudi Arabia

Documents are legalised by the Consular Office of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in one or two days. The fee is £6.

Documents for use in Saudi Arabia should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Two photocopies of each document are required and the name and address of the consignee or agent must appear on each document.

The Consular Office of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia is located at:

32 Charles Street,
Mayfair,
London
W1X 7PM

Tel. 020 7917 3000

Sâo Tomé and Principe

Documents for use in Sâo Tomé and Principe should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The nearest Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Sâo Tomé and Principe is in Brussels:

Square Montgomery,
175 Avenue de Tervuren,
1150 Brussels
BELGIUM

Tel. 0032 27.34.89.66
Fax 0032 27.34.88.15

There is an Honorary Consulate in London at:

42 North Audley Street
London
W1

Tel: 020 7499 1995

Please contact us for further details.

San Marino

Documents for use in San Marino should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Consulate of the Republic of San Marino:

Flat 51
162 Sloane Street
London
SW1X 9BS

Tel./Fax. 020 7823 4762

Samoa

Documents for use in Samoa should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The nearest Embassy of the Independent State of Samoa is located at:

Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt 123,
1050 Brussels
BELGIUM

Tel. 0032 26.60.84.54
Fax 0032 26.75.03.36

There is an Honorary Consulate at:

Church College
Pedlinge
Nr. Hythe
Kent
CT21 4JL

Tel. 01303 260 541
Fax 01303 238 058

Rwanda

Documents for use in Rwanda require legalisation by the Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda.

The fee is £50 per document and documents can only be submitted at the Consulate on a Tuesday and collected the following Tuesday.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Embassy of Rwanda is located at:

Rwanda High Commission UK,
20 – 122 Seymour Place,
London
W1H 1NR

Tel. 020 7930 2570
Fax 020 7930 2572

Russia

Documents for use in Russia should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Note: The Russian Consulate will not legalise documents for use in Russia. If a Russian translation of a document requires consular verification, the original document must be apostilled before presentation to the Consulate.

The Russian Consulate legalises documents for use in Tadjikistan. The applicant is required to present his or her passport when requesting legalisation and an application form must be completed. The fee is £40 per document and legalisation is expected to take 24 hours.

The Russian Consulate is located at:

5 Kensington Palace Gardens,
London
W8 4QS

Tel. 020 7229 8027
Fax 020 7229 3215

The Consulate is closed on Wednesdays.

Romania

Documents for use in Romania should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Romanian Consulate is located at:

Arundel House,
4 Palace Green
London
W8 4QD

Tel. 020 7937 9666
Fax 020 7937 4675
E-mail romania@roemb.demon.co.uk

Opening hours to the public: Monday to Friday between 10.00 a.m. and noon.

Ras al-Khaimah

Documents for use in the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Qaiwan) require legalisation by the Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates.

The fees per document are as follows:

Certificate of Registration or Incorporation £410, Memorandum & Articles of Association £410, Company Record of Achievements £410, Certificate of Good Standing £410, Private/General Power of Attorney £30, All other documents £30, Urgent fee £10 per document.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

Note: The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates will not legalise documents from Israel.

Legalisation of bills of sale to be used in the United Arab Emirates is obtained through the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce.

The fee is £24.75 + VAT plus the consular fee (approx. £410 each). Two photocopies of each document are required and the name and address of the consignee or agent must appear on each document.

The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce is located at:

6 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1

Tel. 020 7235 4363

The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates is located at:

48 Princes Gate,
London
SW7 2QA

Tel. 020 7589 3434

Qatar

Documents for use in Qatar require legalisation by the Qatar Consulate.

The fee is £20.00 per document

Documents for use in Qatar should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Two photocopies of each document are required and the name and address of the consignee or agent must appear on each document.

The Qatar Consulate is located at:

1 South Audley Street,
London
W1K 1NB

Tel. 020 7493 2200
Fax. 020 7493 2661

Puerto Rico

Documents for use in Puerto Rico should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Portugal

Documents for use in Portugal should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Portuguese Consulate is located at:

3 Portland Place
London
W1B 3HR

Tel. 020 7581 8722/4
Fax 020 7581 3085

Poland

From the 14th August 2005, documents for use in Poland should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £69 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Polish Consulate is located at:

73 New Cavendish Street
London

Tel. 020 7580 0476
Website: http://poland-embassy.org.uk

Philippines

Documents for use in the Philippines require legalisation by the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines.

The fee is £18 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48 hours. The Consulate requires a copy of each document to be legalised.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consular Section of the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines is located at:

Lower Level,
9A Palace Green,
London
W8 4QE

Tel. 020 7937 1600 ext. 235
Fax. 020 7937 2925

Peru

Documents for use in Peru should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Peruvian Consulate is located at:

52 Sloane Street
London
SW1X 9SP

Tel. 020 7838 9223
Fax 020 7823 2789

Paraguay

Documents for use in Paraguay require legalisation by the Paraguayan Consulate.

The fee is £64 plus a £12 handling charge per document and legalisation is expected to take 24-48 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Paraguayan Consulate is located at:

3rd Floor
344 High Street Kensington
London
W14 8NS

Tel. 020 7610 4180
Fax 020 7371 4297

Papua New Guinea

Documents for use in Papua New Guinea may be legalised by the Papua New Guinea High Commission, although this is not usually required in the case of documents which have been authenticated by an English Notary Public.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Papua New Guinea High Commission is located at:

Ground Floor,
14 Waterloo Place,
London
SW1R 4AR

Tel. 020 7930 0922/7
Fax 020 7930 0828

Panama

Documents for use in Panama should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Consulate General of Panama is located at:

40 Hertford Street,
London
W1J 7SH

Tel. 020 7493 4646
Fax 020 7493 4333

Palestine

Documents for use in Palestine require legalisation by the Palestinian Consulate.

The fee is £80 per document. The Palestinian Consulate requires a copy of each document to be legalised.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Palestinian Consulate is located at:

6 Galena Road
Hammersmith
London
W6 0LT

Tel. 020 8563 0008
Fax. 020 8563 0058

Pakistan

Documents for use in Pakistan require legalisation by the Pakistan High Commission.

The fee is £8 per document and legalisation is expected to take 24 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The High Commission requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

The Pakistan High Commission is located at:

34 Lowndes Square,
London
SW1X 9JN

Tel. 020 7664 9200
Fax. 020 7664 9224

Oman

Documents for use in Muscat & Oman require legalisation by the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman.

The fee is £105 per document for general powers of attorney, £60 per document for agreements and £30 per document otherwise. Documents requiring legalisation must be accompanied by a covering letter. Legalisation is expected to take 48-72 hours.

Despite the fact that Oman is now a party to the Apostille Convention the Convention has not yet been fully implemented throughout Oman and it is often the case that full consular legalisation is still insisted on.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman is located at:

167 Queen’s Gate,
London
SW7 5HE

Tel. 020 7225 0001
Fax 020 7589 2505

Norway

Documents for use in Norway should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Royal Norwegian Embassy is located at:

25 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8QD

Tel. 020 7591 5500
(Consular Section) 020 7235 5396
Fax 020 7245 6993

Niue

Documents for use in Niue should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Nigeria

Documents for use in Nigeria require legalisation by the High Commission for the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The fee is £45 per document (postal orders only) and legalisation is expected to take 72 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The High Commission requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

The High Commission for the Federal Republic of Nigeria is located at:

Nigeria House,
9 Northumberland Avenue,
London
WC2N 5BX

Tel. 020 7839 1244
Fax 020 7839 8746

The Consular and Education Section deals with legalisations and is located at:

56/57 Fleet Street,
London
EC4

Niger

The nearest Embassy of the Republic of Niger is in Paris:

154 rue de Longchamp,
75116 Paris
FRANCE

Please contact us for further details.

Nicaragua

Documents for use in Nicaragua require legalisation by the Nicaraguan Consulate.

The fee is £48 per document and must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £69 per document. The Consulate requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

The Nicaraguan Consulate is located at:

Suite 31,
Vicarage House,
58-60 Kensington Church Street,
London
W8 4DP

Tel. 020 7938 2373
Fax 020 7937 0952

New Zealand

Documents for use in New Zealand should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The New Zealand High Commission is located at:

New Zealand House,
80 The Haymarket
London
SW1Y 4TQ

Tel. 020 7930 8422 (Consular/Passports)
Fax 020 7839 4580 (Consular/Passports)

Netherlands

Documents for use in Netherlands (also Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles) require legalization by way of apostle from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

The fee for certification by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office is £71.00 per document. If the documents are lodged by 2.00 pm, it will be processed on the same day itself.

The Royal Netherlands Embassy is located at:

38 Hyde Park Gate,
London
SW7 5DP

Tel. 020 7590 3200
Fax. 020 7581 3458
E-mail london@netherlands-embassy.org.uk

Nepal

Documents for use in Nepal require legalisation by the Royal Nepalese Embassy.

The fee is £15 per document and legalisation is expected to take 24 hours. The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and be accompanied by a photocopy and a covering letter. The fee for certification at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office is £71 per document.

The Royal Nepalese Embassy is located at:

12A Kensington Palace Gardens,
London
W8 4QU

Tel. 020 7229 1594/6231/5352
Fax 020 7792 9861
E-mail 101642.43@compuserve.com

Nauru

Legalisation of documents for use in Nauru is not normally necessary in the case of documents which have been authenticated by an English notary public.

The Honorary Consulate of Nauru is located at:

Romshed Courtyard
Underriver
Nr. Sevenoaks
Kent
TN15 0SD

Tel. 01732 746061
Fax 01732 454136

General enquiries should be addressed to:

The Secretary for External Affairs
Republic of Nauru
Central Pacific

Tel. 00 674 444 3191
Fax 00 674 444 3105

Namibia

Documents for use in Namibia should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The High Commission for the Republic of Namibia is located at:

6 Chandos Street,
London
W1G 9LU

Tel. 020 7636 6244
Fax 020 7637 5694
E-mail namibia-highcomm@btconnect.com

Muscat & Oman

Documents for use in Muscat & Oman require legalisation by the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman.

The fee is £105 per document for general powers of attorney, £60 per document for agreements and £30 per document otherwise. Legalisation is expected to take 72 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman is located at:

167 Queen’s Gate,
London
SW7 5HE

Tel. 020 7225 0001
Fax 020 7589 2505

Mozambique

Documents for use in Mozambique require legalisation by the High Commission of the Republic of Mozambique.

The fee is £75 per document or £100 if urgent and legalisation is expected to take 48-72 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The High Commission of the Republic of Mozambique is located at:

21 Fitzroy Square,
London
W1T 6EL

Tel. 020 7383 3800
Fax 020 7383 3801

Morocco

Documents for use in Morocco require legalisation by the Moroccan Consulate.

The fee is £15.00 – £20.00 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48 hours. The Moroccan Consulate requires a copy of each document to be legalised.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Moroccan Consulate is located at:

Diamond House
97/99 Praed Street,
Paddington,
London
W2

Tel. 020 7724 0719
Fax. 020 7225 3862

Montenegro

Documents for use in Montenegro should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Montenegro Consulate is located at:

Trafalgar House 11,
Waterloo Place
London
SW1Y 4AU

Tel. 020 7863 8806
Fax 020 7863 8807

Mongolia

Documents for use in Mongolia require legalisation by the Embassy of Mongolia.

The fee is £50 per document and legalisation is expected to take 5 working days.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Embassy requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised and a covering letter.

The Embassy of Mongolia is located at:

7-8 Kensington Court
London
W8 5DL

Tel. 020 7937 0150
Fax. 020 7937 1117

Monaco

Documents for use in Monaco should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Monegasque Consulate is located at:

Upper Grosvenor Street,
Mayfair
London
W1K 2LX

Tel. 020 7225 2679
Fax. 020 7581 8161

Moldova

Documents for use in Moldova should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Please contact us for further information.The Moldovan Consulate is located at:

Tenbosch 54
1050 Brussels

Tel. 0032 2 732 4659
Fax 0032 2 732 9660

Mexico

Documents for use in Mexico should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Note: the Mexican Consulate will not legalise documents.

The Embassy of Mexico is located at:

42 Hertford Street,
Mayfair,
London
W1Y 7JR

Tel. 020 7499 8586
Fax 020 7495 4035

The Consular Section is located at:
8 Halkin Street,
London
SW1X 7DW

Tel. 020 7235 6393
Fax 020 7235 5480

Mauritius

Documents for use in Mauritius should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Mauritius High Commission is located at:

32/33 Elvaston Place,
London
SW7 5NW

Tel. 020 7581 0294/5
Fax 020 7823 8437

Mauritania

Documents for use in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania require legalisation by the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

Please contact us for further information.

The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania is located at:

8 Carlos Place
Mayfair
London
W1K 3AS

Tel. 020 7478 9323
Fax 020 7478 9339

Marshall Islands

Documents for use in Marshall Islands should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Republic of the Marshall Islands has no diplomatic representation in the United Kingdom. Information on the Republic of the Marshall Islands may be found on the website of the RMI Embassy in the USA.

Malta

Documents for use in Malta should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Documents may be legalised by the Malta High Commission by prior arrangement. The fee is £2 per document and all documents must be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office first.

The Malta High Commission is located at:

36-38 Piccadilly
London
W1J 0LE

Tel. 020 7292 4800
Fax 020 7734 1831

Mali

The nearest Embassy of the Republic of Mali is in Brussels:

Avenue Moliere 487,
1060 Brussels
BELGIUM

Tel. 345-74-32
Fax 344-57-00

Please contact us for further details.

Maldives

Documents authenticated by an English Notary Public do not require legalisation for use in the Maldives.

The High Commission of Maldives is located at:

22 Nottingham Place,
London
W1U 5NJ

Tel. 020 7224 2135
Fax 020 7224 2157

Malaysia

Documents for use in Malaysia may require legalisation by the Malaysian High Commission, although this is not normally necessary in the case of documents which have been authenticated by an English Notary Public.

The fee is £5 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Malaysian High Commission is located at:

45 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8QT

Tel. 020 7235 8033
Fax 020 7235 5161

Malawi

Documents for use in Malawi may be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille, although this is not normally necessary.

The fee is £69 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The High Commission for the Republic of Malawi is located at:

36 John Street,
Holborn
London
WC1N 2AT

Tel. 020 7491 4172/7
Fax 020 7491 9916

Madagascar

Documents for use in the Republic of Madagascar require legalisation by the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Madagascar.

The fee is £10 per document.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Madagascar is located at:

16 Lanark Mansions,
Pennard Road,
London
W12 8DT

Tel. 020 8746 0133
Fax 020 8746 0134

Macedonia

Documents for use in Macedonia should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia is located at:

Suites 2.1-2.2,
Buckingham Court
75-83 Buckingham Gate
London
SW1E 6PE

Tel. 020 7935 2823
Fax 020 7935 3986

Luxembourg

Documents for use in Luxembourg should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Luxembourg Consulate is located at:

27 Wilton Crescent,
London
SW1X 8SD

Tel. 020 7235 6961
Fax 020 7235 9734

Lithuania

Documents for use in Lithuania should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania is located at:

84 Gloucester Place,
London
W1U 6AU

Tel. 020 7486 6404
Fax 020 7486 6403

Liechtenstein

Documents for use in Liechtenstein should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Liechtenstein has no diplomatic representation in the United Kingdom.

Its interests are looked after by the Swiss Embassy

Libya

Documents for use in Libya require legalisation by the Libyan Consulate.

The fee is £20 per document and legislation is expected to take 72 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consulate requires a copy of each document to be legalised.

Legalisation is obtained through the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce which is located at:

6 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8PH

Tel. 020 7245 6688

Liberia

Documents for use in Liberia should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Liberian Consulate is located at:

2 Pembridge Place,
London
W2 4XB

Tel. 020 7221 1036
Fax. 020 7727 2914

Lesotho

Documents for use in Lesotho should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The High Commission of the Kingdom of Lesotho is located at:

7 Chesham Place,
Belgravia,
London
SW1X 8HN
Tel. 020 7235 5686
Fax 020 7235 5023
E-mail lesotholondonhighcom@compuserve.com

Lebanon

Documents for use in Lebanon require legalisation by the Lebanese Consulate.

Fees are variable. Legalisation is expected to take 48 hours. A photocopy of each document to be legalised must be presented.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Lebanese Consulate is located at:

15 Palace Garden Mews,
London
W8 4RA

Tel. 020 7727 6696
Fax. 020 7243 1699

Latvia

Documents for use in Latvia should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Embassy of the Republic of Latvia is located at:

45 Nottingham Place,
London
W1U 5LR

Tel. 020 7312 0040
Fax 020 7312 0042

Laos

The nearest Embassy of the Laos People’s Democratic Republic is in Paris:

74 Avenue Raymond-Poincare,
75116 Paris
FRANCE

Please contact us for further details.

Kyrgyzstan

Documents for use in Kyrgyzstan should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Kyrgyz Consulate is located at:

Ascot House,
119 Crawford Street,
London
W1U 6BJ

Tel. 020 7935 1462
Fax 020 7935 7449
Website: http://www.kyrgyz-embassy.org.uk

Kuwait

Documents for use in Kuwait require legalisation by the Consular Section of the Embassy of the State of Kuwait.

The fee is £15 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

Legalisation is obtained through the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce which is located at:

6 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8PH

Tel. 020 7245 6688

Korea (South)

Documents for use in Korea (South) should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The South Korean Consulate is located at:

60 Buckingham Gate,
London
SW1E 6AJ

Tel. 020 7227 5505/2
Fax 020 7227 5503

Korea (North)

Documents for use in Korea (North) should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Please contact us for details of the legalisation procedure for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

Kiribati

Please contact us for information regarding the legalisation of documents from Kiribati.

Kenya

Documents for use in Kenya should be legalised by the Kenya High Commission, except in the case of statutory declarations made by persons wishing to marry in Kenya which have been authenticated by an English notary public.

The fee is £5 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48-72 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

A covering letter is required if the documents are not submitted in person and a photocopy of each document to be legalised is in all cases required.

The Kenya High Commission is located at:

45 Portland Place,
London
W1B 1AS

Tel. 020 7636 2371
Fax 020 7323 6717

Kazakstan

Documents for use in Kazakstan should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Kazak Consulate is located at:

35 Thurloe Square,
London
SW7 2DS

Tel. 020 7581 4646
Fax 020 7584 9905

Jordan

Documents for use in Jordan require legalisation by the Jordanian Consulate.

The fee is £100 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Jordanian Consulate is located at:

6 Upper Phillimore Gardens,
Kensington,
London
W8 7HA

Tel. 020 7937 3685
Fax 020 7937 8795

Japan

Documents for use in Japan should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Embassy of Japan is located at:

101-104 Piccadilly
London
W1J 7JT

Tel. 020 7465 6500
Fax 020 7491 9348

Jamaica

Documents for use in Jamaica may be legalised by the Jamaican High Commission, but this is not normally necessary in the case of documents which have been authenticated by an English notary public.

The fee is £15 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48-72 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Jamaican High Commission is located at:

1-2 Prince Consort Road
London
SW7 2BZ

Tel. 020 7823 9911
Fax 020 7589 5154

Ivory Coast

Documents for use in the Ivory Coast require legalisation by the Consulate of the Ivory Coast.

The fee is £15 per document and legalisation is expected to take 24 hours. A copy of each document to be legalised must be presented.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consulate of the Ivory Coast is located at:

2 Upper Belgrave Street
London
SW1

Tel. 020 7235 6991
Fax. 020 7259 5320

Italy

Documents for use in Italy should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Note: The Italian Consulate will NOT legalise documents.

The Italian Consulate is located at:

38 Eaton Place,
London
SW1

Tel. 020 7235 9371
Fax. 020 7312 2230

Israel

Documents for use in Israel should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Note: the Israeli Consulate will not legalise documents.

The Israeli Consulate is located at:

15A Old Court Place,
Kensington,
London
W8 4QB

Tel. 020 7957 9516
Fax. 020 7957 9555

Ireland

Documents for use in the Republic of Ireland may require certification by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille, but this is not normally necessary in the case of documents certified by an English notary.

The fee is £71 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Note: the Irish Embassy will not legalise documents (as of 9th March 1999)

The Irish Embassy is located at:

17 Grosvenor Place,
London
SW1X 7HR

Tel. 020 7235 2171
Fax 020 7245 6961

Iraq

Legalisation of documents to be used in Iraq is obtained through the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce.

The fee is £24.75 + VAT plus £100 for commercial documents and £3 for personal documents, legalisation is expected to take 72 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

Legalisation is obtained through the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce which is located at:

6 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8PH

Tel. 020 7245 6688

Iran

Documents for use in Iran require legalisation by the Iranian Consulate.

The fee is £48 per document. Documents requiring legalisation must be accompanied by a photocopy of each document, a covering letter and an envelope for return.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Iranian Consulate is located at:

50 Kensington Court,
London
W8 5DB

Tel. 020 7937 5225
Fax 020 7938 1615

Indonesia

Documents for use in Indonesia require legalisation by the Indonesian Consulate.

The fee is £15 per document and legalisation is expected to take 24-48 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

A copy of each document to be legalised must be presented.The Indonesian Consulate requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

The Indonesian Consulate is located at:

38A Adam’s Row,
London
W1K 2HW

Tel. 020 7499 7661
Fax 020 7491 4993

India

Documents for use in India should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Despite the fact that India is a party to the Apostille Convention the Convention has not yet been fully implemented throughout India and it is often the case that full consular legalisation is still insisted upon.

The Office of the High Commissioner for India is located at:

India House
Aldwych
London
WC2B 4NA

Tel. 020 7836 8484
Fax 020 7836 4331

Iceland

Documents for use in Iceland should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Icelandic Consulate is located at:

2A Hans Street
London
SW1X 0JE

Tel. 020 7259 3999
Fax 020 7245 9649
E-mail: icemb.london@utn.stjr.is
Website: www.iceland.org.uk

Hungary

Documents for use in Hungary should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Hungarian Consulate will legalise documents which have been authenticated by an English notary if they have a record of the signature and seal and prior certification by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office is not required. The cost is £12 per document and legalisation is expected to be completed in 24 hours.

The Hungarian Consulate is located at:

35B Eaton Place,
London
SW1X 8BY

Tel. 020 7235 2664
Fax 020 7235 8630
Website: http://www.huemblon.org.uk/

Hong Kong

Documents for use in Hong Kong should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Hong Kong Consulate is located at the Chinese Embassy which is at:

31 Portland Place,
London
W1B 1QD

Honduras

Documents for use in Honduras should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Honduran Consulate is located at:

115 Gloucester Place
London
W1U 6JT

Tel. 020 7486 4880
Fax 020 7486 4550

Haiti

Please contact us for further information on the procedure for legisation of documents for use in Haiti.

The nearest Embassy of Haiti is located at:

Avenue Louise 160A,
1050 Brussels
BELGIUM

Tel. 0032 2 649 73 81
Fax 0032 2 640 60 80

Guyana

Documents for use in Guyana should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The High Commission for Guyana is located at:
3 Palace Court,
Bayswater Road,
London
W2 4LP

Tel. 020 7229 7684-8
Fax 020 7727 9809

Guinea Bissau

Please contact us for further information on the procedure for legalisation of documents for use in Guinea-Bissau.

The nearest Embassy of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau is in Paris:

94 Rue St. Lazare,
Paris 9
FRANCETel: 00 331 4526 1851

There is an Honorary Consulate in England:

Pine Ridge Cottage
Little London Road
Cross-in-Hand
Heathfield
East Sussex
TN21 0LT

Tel. 01435 866 433
Fax 01435 864 610

Guinea

Please contact us for further information on the procedure for legalisating documents to be used in Guinea.

The nearest Embassy of the Republic of Guinea is located in Paris:

51 rue de la Faisanderie,
75016 Paris
FRANCE

Tel. 47 048148
Fax 47 045765

There is an Honorary Consulate in London:

137 Brent Street
London
NW4 4DJ

Tel. 020 8457 2902
Fax 020 8457 2903

Guatemala

Documents for use in Guatemala require legalisation by the Guatemalan Consulate.

The fee is £10 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consulate requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

The Guatemalan Consulate is located at:

13 Fawcett Street,
London
SW10 9HN

Tel. 020 7351 3042
Fax 020 7376 5708
E-mail: 113340.3724@compuserve.com

Grenada

Documents for use in Grenada should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The High Commission for Grenada is located at:

5 Chandos Street
London
W1G 9DG

Tel. 020 7631 4277
Fax 020 7631 4274

Greece

Documents for use in Greece should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Note: the Greek Consulate will not legalise documents.

The Greek Consulate is located at:

1A Holland Park,
London
W11 3TP

Tel. 020 7221 6467
Fax. 020 7243 3202

Ghana

Documents for use in Ghana require legalisation by the Office of the High Commissioner for Ghana.

The fee is £50 per document and legalisation is expected to take 24 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Office of the High Commissioner for Ghana requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

The Office of the High Commissioner for Ghana is located at:

13 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8PN

Tel. 020 7235 4142
Fax. 020 7245 9552

Germany

Documents for use in Germany should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The German Embassy is located at:

23 Belgrave Square/Chesham Place
London
SW1X 8PZ

Tel. 020 7824 1300
Fax 020 7824 1435
Website: http://www.german-embassy.org.uk/

Georgia

Documents for use in Georgia should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £69 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Georgian Consulate is located at:

4 Russell Gardens,
London
W14 8EZ

Tel. 020 7603 7799
Fax 020 7603 6682

Gambia

Documents for use in The Gambia may require legalisation by the The Gambia High Commission, but this is not normally necessary in the case of documents authenticated by an English Notary Public.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Gambia High Commission is located at:

57 Kensington Court,
London
W8 5DG

Tel. 020 7937 6316
Fax 020 7937 9095

Gabon

Documents for use in the Republic of Gabon require legalisation by the Consulate of the Republic of Gabon.

The fee is £5 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consulate of the Republic of Gabon is located at:

27 Elvaston Place
London
SW7 5NL

Tel. 020 7823 9986
Fax 020 7584 0047

Fujairah

Documents for use in the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Qaiwan) require legalisation by the Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates.

The fees per document are as follows:

Certificate of Registration or Incorporation £410, Memorandum & Articles of Association £410, Company Record of Achievements £410, Certificate of Good Standing £410, Private/General Power of Attorney £30, All other documents £30, Urgent fee £10 per document.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

Note: The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates will not legalise documents from Israel.

Legalisation of bills of sale to be used in the United Arab Emirates is obtained through the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce.

The fee is £24.75 + VAT plus the consular fee (approx. £410 each). Two photocopies of each document are required and the name and address of the consignee or agent must appear on each document.

The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce is located at:

6 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1

Tel. 020 7235 4363

The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates is located at:

48 Princes Gate,
London
SW7 2QA

Tel. 020 7589 3434

France

Documents for use in France should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The French Embassy, Consular Section is located at:

21 Cromwell Road,
London
SW7 2DQ

Tel. 020 7073 1200
Fax 020 7073 1201

Finland

Documents for use in Finland should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Embassy of Finland is located at:

38 Chesham Place,
London
SW1X 8HW

Tel. 020 7838 6200
Fax 020 7838 9703

Fiji

Documents for use in Fiji may be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille, although this is not normally necessary for documents certified by an English Notary Public.

The fee is £69 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The High Commission of the Republic of Fiji is located at:

34 Hyde Park Gate,
London
SW7 5DN

Tel. 020 7584 3661
Fax 020 7584 2838

Ethiopia

Documents for use in Ethiopia require legalisation by the Ethiopian Consulate.

The fee is £57 per document and legalisation is expected to take 72 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Ethiopian Consulate is located at:

17 Prince’s Gate
London
SW7 1PZ

Tel. 020 7838 3895
Fax 020 7584 7054

Estonia

Documents for use in Estonia should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Estonian Consulate is located at:

16 Hyde Park Gate
London
SW7 5DG

Tel. 020 7589 3428
Fax 020 7589 3430

The Consulate is closed on Tuesdays.

Eritrea

Documents for use in Eritrea should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Eritrean Consulate is located at:

96 White Lion Street,
London
N1 9PF
Tel. 020 7713 0096
Fax 020 7713 0161

Equatorial Guinea

The nearest Embassy of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea is in Paris:

29 Boulevard de Courcelles
75008 Paris
FRANCE

Please contact us for further details

El Salvador

Documents for use in El Salvador should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The El Salvador Consulate is located at:

8 Dorset Square,
1st & 2nd Floors,
London
NW1 6PU
Tel. 020 7436 8282
Fax. 020 7436 8181

Egypt

Documents for use in Egypt require legalisation by the Egyptian Consulate.

The fee is £44 per document and legalisation may be done on the spot otherwise it will be available the next working day.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The consignee’s name and address must be written on each document. Some documents may be required to be presented through the London Chamber of Commerce.

The London Chamber of Commerce is located at:

33 Queen Street,
London
EC4R 1AP
Tel. 020 7248 4444

The Egyptian Consulate is located at:

2 Lowndes Street,
London
SW1X 9ET
Tel. 020 7235 9719
Fax. 020 7491 1542

Ecuador

Documents for use in Ecuador should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Ecuadoran Consulate is located at:

3 Hans Crescent
London
SW1X 0LS

Tel. 020 7584 8084
Fax. 020 7823 9701

Dubai

Documents for use in the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Qaiwan) require legalisation by the Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates.

The fees per document are as follows:

Certificate of Registration or Incorporation £410, Memorandum & Articles of Association £410, Company Record of Achievements £410, Certificate of Good Standing £400, Private/General Power of Attorney £30, All other documents £30, Urgent fee £30 per document.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

Note: The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates will not legalise documents from Israel.

Legalisation of bills of sale to be used in the United Arab Emirates is obtained through the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce.

The fee is £24.75 + VAT plus the consular fee (approx. £410 each). Two photocopies of each document are required and the name and address of the consignee or agent must appear on each document.

The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce is located at:

6 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8PH

Tel. 020 7245 6688

The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates is located at:

48 Princes Gate,
London
SW7 2QA

Tel: 020 7589 1281
Fax: 020 7584 0989

Dominican Republic

Documents for use in Dominican Republic should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Dominican Consulate is located at:

139 Inverness Terrace,
Bayswater,
London,
W2 6JF

Tel. 020 7727 6214
Fax. 020 7727 3693

Djibouti

The nearest Embassy of the Republic of Djibouti is in Paris:

26 Rue Emile Menier,
75116 Paris
FRANCE
Tel. 47.27.49.22

Please contact us for further information.

Denmark

Documents for use in Denmark require legalisation by the Royal Danish Embassy with the exception of documents which have been certified by an English Notary Public, which do not require legalisation.

The fee is £17 per document and legalisation is expected to take 24 hours. Documents for use in Denmark should be certified by the UK Foreign and commonweatlth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £69 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Royal Danish Embassy is located at:

55 Sloane Street
London
SW1X 9SR

Tel. 020 7333 0200
Fax 020 7333 0270
Website: http://www.denmark.org.uk
E-mail: dkembassy@compuserve.com

Czech Republic

Documents for use in Czech Republic should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Embassy of the Czech Republic is located at:

26 Kensington Palace Gardens
London
W8 4QY

Tel. 020 7243 1115
Fax 020 7727 9654

Cyprus (Turkish Federated State of)

Documents for use in Cyprus (Turkish Federated State of) are legalised through:

Mr Muftizadek
28 Cockspur Street
London
SW1

Please contact us for details.

Cyprus

Documents for use in Cyprus should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Cyprus High Commission is located at:

13, St James’s Square,
London
SW1Y 4LB

Tel. 020 7629 5350
Fax 020 7491 0691

Cuba

Documents for use in Cuba require legalisation by the Cuban Consulate. A notarised translation into Spanish is in all cases required.

The fee is £72 per document and legalisation is expected to take 1 week.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Cuban Consulate is located at:

15 Grape Street,
London
WC1

Tel. 020 7240 2488
Fax 020 7836 2602

Croatia

Documents for use in Croatia should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Croatian Consulate is located at:

21 Conway Street
London
W1T 6BN

Tel. 020 7387 1144
Fax 020 7387 0936

Costa Rica

Documents for use in Costa Rica should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Costa Rican Consulate is located at:

Flat 1,
14 Lancaster Gate,
London
W2 3LH

Tel. 020 7706 8844
Fax 020 7706 8655

The Legalisation Office at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Costa Rica is located at:

Avenida 7 y 9
Calle 11 y 13
San José
Costa Rica

Tel. 00 506 223 7555

Congo Democratic Republic

Documents for use in the Congo Democratic Republic (formerly known as Zaïre) require legalisation by the Consulate of the Congo Democratic Republic.

Documents may be lodged on Tuesdays and legalisation is expected to be completed on the following Thursday; the fee is £90 per document.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consulate requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised.

The Consulate of the Congo Democratic Republic is located at:

38, Holne Chase,
London
N2

Tel. 020 7278 9825
Fax. 020 7278 8497

Congo

Documents for use in the Republic of Congo-Brazzaville (Pointe Noire) require legalisation by the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Congo-Brazzaville in the United Kingdom:

The Arena
24 Southwark Bridge Road
London
SE1 9H7

Tel. 020 7922 0695
Fax 020 7622 0371

The legalisation fee is £50 per document and legalisation is expected to be completed in 1 to 2 days.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Honorary Consulate requires a photocopy of each document to be legalised and a covering letter.

The Embassy of the Republic of Congo-Brazzaville in London can only legalise international company documents, the nearest Embassy is in Paris:

37 bis Rue Paul Valéry,
75116 Paris
FRANCE

Colombia

Documents for use in Colombia should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Colombian Consulate is located at:

3rd Floor,
35 Portland Place,
London,
W1B 1AE

Tel. 020 7637 9893
Fax. 020 7637 5604

China

Documents for use in China require legalisation by the Chinese Consulate. A notarised translation into Chinese may be required. Please contact us for further information.

The fee is £40 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48 hours. For an additional fee, legalisation may be completed sooner.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Chinese Consulate is located at:

31 Portland Place,
London
W1B 1QD

Tel. 020 7631 1430

Chile

Documents for use in Chile require legalisation by the Chilean Consulate.

The fee is £9 per document and legalisation is expected to take up to 7 days.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Chilean Consulate is located at:

12 Devonshire Square,
London
W1G 7DS

Tel. 020 7580 1023
Fax 020 7323 4294
E-mail: echileuk@echileuk.demon.co.uk
Website: http://www.echileuk.demon.co.uk

Chad

The nearest Embassy of the Republic of Chad is in Brussels:

Boulevard Lambermont 52,
1030 Brussels

Tel: 00 322 215 1975
Fax: 00 322 216 3526

Please contact us for further details.

Central African Republic

The nearest Embassy of the Central African Republic is in Paris:

30 Rue des Perchamps,
75016 Paris
FRANCE

Tel. 42.24.42.56

Please contact us for further details.

Cape Verde

Documents for use in Cape Verde should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The nearest Consulate of the Republic of Cape Verde is located at:

Baan 6
3011 CB Rotterdam
The Netherlands

Tel. (010) 477 89 77
(010) 447 87 60
Fax (010) 477 45 53

Canada

Documents for use in Canada do not generally require legalisation. If legalisation is required, documents should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and then by the Canadian High Commission.

The fee is £23 per document and legalisation is expected to take 24-48 hours.

Authentication: £32
Certification: £11
Letter of introdution: £19
No impediment of marriage: £19
Oaths and affidavits: £28

The Canadian High Commission, Consular and Passport Section is currently located at:

Macdonald House,
1 Grosvenor Square
London
W1K 4AB

(Until summer 2012 when it reverts back to Canada House, Pall Mall East, London, SW1Y 5BJ)

Tel. 020 7258 6600
Fax 020 7258 6333

Cameroon

Documents for use in the United Republic of Cameroon require legalisation by the High Commission for the Republic of Cameroon.

The fee is £40 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The High Commission for the Republic of Cameroon is located at:

84 Holland Park
London
W11 3SB

Tel. 020 7727 0771
Fax 020 7792 9353

Burundi

The nearest Burundi Embassy is located in Brussels at the following address:

1000 Bruxelles, LE
Square Marie-Louise, 46
Brussels

Tel: 00 322 230 4535, 00 322 230 4548
Fax: 00 322 230 7883

Please contact us for further details.

Burma (Myanmar)

Documents for use in Burma (Myanmar) require legalisation by the Consulate of the Union of Myanmar.

The fee is £50 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consulate of the Union of Myanmar is located at:

19A Charles Street,
Berkeley Square,
London
W1J 5DX

Tel. 020 7499 8841
Fax 020 7629 4169

Burkina

The nearest Consulate of the Republic of Burkina is in Brussels:

16 Place Guy d’Arezzo,
1180 Brussels.

Tel. 345-99-12
Fax 345-06-12

Please contact us for further details.

Bulgaria

Documents for use in Bulgaria should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Bulgarian Consulate is located at:

186 – 188 Queen’s Gate
London
SW7 5HL

Tel. 020 7584 9400
Fax 020 7584 4948

Brunei

Documents for use in Brunei may be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, but this is not normally necessary.

The fee is £71 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Brunei Darussalam High Commission is located at:

19A Belgrave Mews West
London
SW1X 8HT

Tel. 020 7581 0521
Fax 020 7235 9717

Brazil

Documents for use in Brazil require legalisation by the Brazilian Consulate.

The fee is £16 per document and legalisation is expected to take up to approximately 2 days. Documents which have been authenticated by a Scrivener Notary do not need prior certification by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

The Brazilian Consulate is located at:

3 Vere Street
London,
W1G 0DH,

Tel.020 7659 1550

Botswana

Documents for use in Botswana should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

Documents for use in Botswana may be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille, although this will not usually be necessary for documents certified by an English notary.

The fee is £71 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Botswana High Commission is located at:

6 Stratford Place
London
W1C 1AY

Tel. 020 7499 0031
Fax 020 7495 8595

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Documents for use in Bosnia & Herzegovina should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Embassy of Bosnia & Herzegovina is located at:

5 – 7 Lexham Gardens
London
W8 5JJ

Tel. 020 7373 0867
Fax 020 7373 0871

Bolivia

Documents for use in Bolivia require legalisation by the Bolivian Consulate.

The fee is £60-£65 per document and legalisation is expected to take 48 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Consulate will require a copy of the document to be legalised.

The Bolivian Consulate is located at:

106 Eaton Square
London
SW1W 9AD

Tel. 020 7235 4248 or 7235 2257
Fax 7235 1286

Benin

The nearest Benin Consulate is in Paris. Please contact us for further details.

The nearest Benin Consulate is located at:

87 Avenue Victor Hugo
75116 Paris

Tel. 45.00.98.82
Fax 42.22.32.44

Benin has an Honorary Consulate located at:

Dolphin House,
16 The Broadway
Stanmore
Middlesex
HA7 4DW

Tel. 020 8954 8800
Fax 020 8954 8844

Belize

Documents for use in Belize should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Belize High Commission is located at:

3rd Floor,
45 Crawford Place,
London
W1H 4LP

Tel. 020 7723 3603
Fax 020 7723 9637

Belgium

Documents for use in Belgium should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Belgian Embassy is located at:

17 Grosvenor Crescent
London
SW1X 7EE

Tel. 020 7470 3700
Fax 020 7470 3795

Belarus

Documents for use in Belarus should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Embassy of the Republic of Belarus is located at:

6 Kensington Court,
London
W8 5DL

Tel. 020 7937 3288 (Consular and Visa Section)
Fax 020 7631 0005

Barbados

Documents for use in Barbados should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Barbados High Commission is located at:

1 Great Russell Street
London
WC1B 3ND

Tel. 020 7631 4975
Fax. 020 7323 6872

Bangladesh

Documents for use in Bangladesh require legalisation by the Bangladesh High Commission.

The fee is £15 per document and legalisation is expected to take 24-48 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Bangladesh High Commission is located at:

28 Queens Gate
London
SW7 5JA

Tel. 020 7584 0081
Fax. 020 7581 7477

Bahrain

Documents for use in Bahrain require legalisation by the Bahraini Consulate.

The fee is £100 or £40 depending on the type of document and legalisation may take up to 2 working days.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

If Bahrain is not mentioned in the document to be legalised, the name and address of the consignee must be supplied to the Consulate.

The Bahraini Consulate is located at:

30 Belgrave Square
London
SW1X 8QB

Tel. 020 7201 9170
Fax. 020 7201 9183

Bahamas

Documents for use in Bahamas should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Bahamas High Commission is located at:

10 Chesterfield Street
London
W1J 5JL

Tel. 020 7408 4488
Fax 020 7499 9937

Azerbaijan

Documents for use in Azerbaijan should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Azerbaijani Consulate is located at:

4 Kensington Court
London
W8 5DL

Tel. 020 7938 5482
Fax 020 7937 1783

Austria

Documents for use in Austria should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Austrian Embassy is located at:

18 Belgrave Mews West
London
SW1X 8HU

Tel. 020 7235 3731
Fax 020 7344 0292

Australia

Documents for use in Australia may be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille, although this is not required in all cases.

The fee is £71 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 3.30p.m. The Australian High Commission is located at:
Australia House
Strand
London
WC2B 4LA

Tel. 020 7379 4334
Fax 020 7240 5333

Armenia

Documents for use in Armenia should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Embassy of the Republic of Armenia is located at:

25A Cheniston Gardens,
London
W8 6TG

Tel. 020 7938 5435
Fax 020 7938 2595

Argentina

Documents for use in Argentina should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Argentine Consulate is located at:

27 Three Kings Yard
London
W1Y 1FL

Tel. 020 7318 1340
Fax. 020 7318 1349

Antigua & Barbuda

Documents for use in Antigua & Barbuda should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The High Commission for Antigua & Barbuda is located at:

2nd floor,
45 Crawford Place,
London
W1H 4LP

Tel. 020 7486 7073
Fax 020 7486 9970

Angola

Documents for use in Angola require legalisation by the Angolan Consulate.

The fee is £150 per document and legalisation is expected to take up to 2 weeks.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

All documents presented to the Angolan Consulate now requires a full translation into Portuguese, a full photocopy of the document and copies of the certificate of incorporation and memorandum & articles of association of the relevant company/companies.

The Angolan Consulate is located at:

22 Dorset Street,
London
W1U 6QY

Tel. 020 7299 9850
Fax. 020 7299 9397

Andorra

Documents for use in Andorra require legalization by the Andorra Consulate and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

The fee for certification by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office is £75.00 per document. If the documents are lodged by 2.00 pm, it will be processed on the same day itself.

The Andorra Consulate is located at:

63 Westover Road
London
SW18 2RF
Tel: 020 8874 4806
Fax: 020 8874 4902

Algeria

Documents for use in Algeria require legalisation by the Algerian Consulate.

The fee is £70 per document and legalisation is expected to take 1 week.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Algerian Consulate is located at:

6 Hyde Park Gate
London
SW7 5EW

Tel. 020 7589 6885, 020 7589 7725

Albania

Documents for use in Albania should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille.

The fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged by 2.00p.m.

The Albanian Consulate is located at:

2nd Floor,
24 Buckingham Gate,
London
SW1E 6LB

Tel. 020 7828 8897
Fax. 020 7828 8869

Ajman

Documents for use in the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Qaiwan) require legalisation by the Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates.

The fees per document are as follows:

Certificate of Registration or Incorporation £410, Memorandum & Articles of Association £410, Company Record of Achievements £410, Certificate of Good Standing £400, Private/General Power of Attorney £30, All other documents £30, Urgent fee £30 per document.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

Note: The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates will not legalise documents from Israel.

Legalisation of bills of sale to be used in the United Arab Emirates is obtained through the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce.

The fee is £24.75 + VAT plus the consular fee (approx. £410 each). Two photocopies of each document are required and the name and address of the consignee or agent must appear on each document.

The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce is located at:

6 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8PH

Tel. 020 7245 6688

The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates is located at:

48 Princes Gate,
London
SW7 2QA

Tel: 020 7589 1281
Fax: 020 7584 0989

Afghanistan

Documents for use in Afghanistan require legalisation by the Afghanistan Consulate.

The fee is £20 per document and legalisation is expected to take 72 hours.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

The Afghanistan Consulate is located at:

31 Princes Gate,
London
SW7 1QQ

Telephone: 020 7589 8892
Fax: 020 7581 3452

Abu Dhabi

Documents for use in the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Qaiwan) require legalisation by the Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates.

The fees per document are as follows:

Certificate of Registration or Incorporation £410, Memorandum & Articles of Association £410, Company Record of Achievements £410, Certificate of Good Standing £400, Private/General Power of Attorney £30, All other documents £30, Urgent fee £30 per document.

The document to be legalised must first be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office where the fee for certification is £75 per document.

Note: The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates will not legalise documents from Israel.

Legalisation of bills of sale to be used in the United Arab Emirates is obtained through the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce.

The fee is £24.75 + VAT plus the consular fee (approx. £410 each). Two photocopies of each document are required and the name and address of the consignee or agent must appear on each document.

The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce is located at:

6 Belgrave Square,
London
SW1X 8PH

Tel. 020 7245 6688

The Consular Section of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates is located at:

48 Princes Gate,
London
SW7 2QA

Tel: 020 7589 1281
Fax: 020 7584 0989