Legalisation requirements for Taiwan – London Notary Guide

As a London Notary office in London we are often presented with documents to be Notarised and Legalised for Taiwan. If documents are intended for use in Taiwan then the first stage is to locate a Notary in London who can Notarise the document. Once Notarised the document should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office(“FCO”) by way of Apostille certificate. This Apostille process is often referred to as Apostillised, Apostillisation or Legalisation.

Before being certified, you must take a signed ...

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London Notary Public Guide – Qualifying as a Notary

London Notary Publics are most commonly used when a document needs to be witnessed, authorised or certified as legitimate for use in a foreign jurisdiction. In order to have the authority to carry out these functions, an individual must have qualified as a Notary Public and be recognised by the Master of the Faculties.

The path to becoming a Notary Public is a three stage process involving academic and professional training before Admission. It is important ...

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Why might you need a Notary Public?

Often when a company or individual is first told to get a document Notarised or to vists a Notary Public this can lead to the understandable question:

What is a Notary Public?

The Notaries Society provides useful guidance on the profession of a Notary Public. In summary Notaries are the oldest limb of the UK legal profession. A Notary Public prepares Notary Acts, mainly within England for use as Notarised documents everywhere in the world. Documents which are most often presented to ...

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London Public Notary News – The Serious Crime Act 2015

The Serious Crime Act 2015 (SCA 2015) comes into force on 3 May 2015 and creates a new offence of participating in the activities of an organised crime group. This creates implications for Legal Professionals including a Notary Public. To assist our London Notary Public clients and UK Notary Publics we set out below a brief guide to this new legislation.

Do the provisions raise any practical implications for Notary Publics in London and Notary Public the UK?

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London Notary Public – Working as a Doctor or Nurse in Australia

As a London Notary Public based in the West End in very close proximity to Harley Street, our Notaries Office is frequently asked to assists doctors, nurses and medical staff who are moving to Working in Australia. Our London Notary Public has sucessfully assisted many medical practitioners to move to Australia and Notarise the necessary paperwork to ensure a smooth administrative process. As Notaries in London we provide assistance with execution of the various forms required by the ...

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London Public Notary News – Notary Society Annual Conference

The Notaries Society, founded in 1882, is a community of around 900 Notary Publics practicing in England and Wales. Membership is open to all Notaries in England and Wales as well as any Notaries that derive their Faculty from the Court of Faculties. The Notaries Society holds educational and networking events for its members throughout the year.

This year the Notaries Society Annual Conference and President’s Dinner is being held on Thursday 17th September 2015 at the Jarvis Auditorium at RIBA, ...

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London Notary Public Guide – Changes to UK Driving Licences

When getting a document notarised a London Notary Public will need to verify 2 original ID documents. A Notary Public will sometimes be presented with a UK photo-card Driving Licence.

On 8th June 2015 the Driving Vehicle and Licensing Agency (DVLA) will cease issuing the paper counterpart to the photo-card driving licence. The paper counterpart was originally introduced as a method of including data which would not fit on the photo-card such as details of current ...

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St Kitts and Nevis Legalisation Requirements Guide

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

The legalisation fee to obtain an Apostille Certificate is £75 per document and documents will be processed by the Legalisation Office in Pall Mall within 24 hours if lodged with the FCO before 14:00.

If Notary clients ever need to visit The High Commission for St Kitts and Nevis, ...

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Legalisation Guide for Germany

If documents are intended for use in Germany, they should be certified by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille (“FCO”).

The legalisation fee is £75 per document and documents will be processed the same day if lodged with the FCO before 14:00 hours. The FCO has two legalisation offices. The public legalisation office is situated in Milton Keynes, roughly 55 miles north of London. The FCO will usually charge ...

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