Legalization

Consulates and High Commissions

We aim to provide a complete, comprehensive, quick and efficient legalization service.

Supervised by a Scrivener Notary, we oversee the legalization of our own notarial documents as well as for those notaries and clients based out of London.

Choose a country to obtain full information

For those countries which have signed the Hague Convention 5th October 1961 (marked * ) the only form of legalization required is the "apostille". The "apostille" is a stamp affixed by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Aden (Yemen, Republic of) Grenada* Oman (Muscat & Oman)
Afghanistan Guatemala Pakistan
Albania* Guinea Palestine
Algeria Guinea Bissau Panama*
Andorra* Guyana* Papua New Guinea
Angola Haiti Paraguay
Antigua & Barbuda* Honduras* Peru
Argentine Republic* Hong Kong* Philippines
Armenia* Hungary* Poland*
Iceland*
Aruba* India* Portugal*
Austria* Indonesia Puerto Rico (USA)*
Australia* Iran (Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran) Qatar (Doha Capital)
Azerbaijan* Iraq Romania
Bahamas* Ireland* Russia*
Bahrain Israel* Rwanda
Bangladesh Italy* Samoa*
Barbados* Ivory Coast San Marino*
Belarus* Jamaica Sao Tome & Principe
Belgium* Japan* Saudi Arabia
Belize* Jordan Senegal
Benin Kazakhstan* Seychelles*
Bolivia Kenya Sierra Leone
Bosnia & Herzegovina* Kiribati* Singapore
Botswana* Korea (South) Slovak Republic*
Brazil Korea (North) Slovenia*
Brunei* Kuwait Solomon Islands*
Bulgaria* Kyrgyzstan Somali (Democratic Republic of)
Burkina Faso Laos South Africa*
Burma (Myanmar) Latvia* Spain (including the Canary Islands)*
Burundi Lebanon Sri Lanca
Cameroon (United Republic of) Lesotho* St. Kitts & Nevis*
Canada Liberia* St. Lucia*
Cape Verde Libya Jamahiriya St. Vincent & Grenadines*
Central African Republic Liechtenstein* Sudan
Chad Lithuania* Suriname*
Chile London Chamber of Commerce Swaziland*
China (Peoples Republic of) Luxembourg* Sweden*
Colombia* Macau* Switzerland*
Congo Macedonia (Former Yugoslav Republic)* Syria
Congo Democratic Republic (Former Zaire) Madagascar (Democratic Republic of) Tajikistan
Costa Rica Madeira* Taiwan
Croatia* Malawi* Tanzania
Cuba Malaysia Thailand
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus* Maldives Islands Togo
Cyprus* Mali Tonga*
Czech Republic* Malta* Trinidad & Tobago*
Denmark Marshall Islands* Tunisia
Djibouti Mauritania Turkey*
Dominican Republic Mauritius* Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Dominica (Commonwealth of) Mexico* Turkmenistan
Ecuador* Moldova Tuvalu*
Egypt Monaco Uganda
El Salvador* Mongolia Ukraine*
Equatorial Guinea Morocco United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras el Kaimah, Umm al Qaiwain, Fujairah)
Eritrea Mozambique United States of America*
Estonia* Muscat & Oman Uruguay
Ethiopia Nauru Uzbekistan
Fiji* Namibia*
Finland* Nepal Vanuatu*
France* Netherlands (including Netherlands Antilles)* Venezuela*
Gabon New Zealand Vietnam
Gambia Nicaragua Yemen (Republic of)
Georgia Niger Yugoslavia*
Germany* Nigeria Zaire
Ghana Niue* Zambia
Greece* Norway* Zimbabwe*