NOTARY PUBLIC LEGALISATION GUIDE

Notary Public Legalisation is a notarial service we provide from our London notaries offices on a daily basis. UK Documents are Legalised by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office by way of Apostille Certificate. To obtain such an Apostille it will be necessary for the document to first be signed and stamped by a Notary, a process often referred to as Notarisation.

When the London Notary Public signs and stamps the document they must:

  • Note the type of ...
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LONDON NOTARY PUBLIC OFFERS MULTI-LINGUAL WEBSITE TO ITS CLIENTS

We are delighted to announce that our London Notary Public website, located at url: www.mdpryke-notary.com is now available to our clients in multiple languages. As a Notary Public in London, we are continually dealing with international Notary clients where English may not be their first language. On this basis user improvements have been incorporated into our London Notary Public website to enable notaries clients to pick and choose which language they wish to use ...

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Notarising Companies House Documents

Often our Notary Public offices will be contacted by clients seeking to Notarise Companies House documents.  Below is  a brief guide.

Companies House Documents a Notary Public can Notarise

  • Certificates of Incorporation.
  • Certificates of Incorporation on Change of Name.
  • Certificates of Good Standing.
  • Current Appointments Report.
  • An Annual Return.
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association.
  • Incorporation Documents.

In these instances the Companies House document can be notarised without requiring the signature of an authorised officer of the Company. On this basis often no meeting with the London Notary Public is required. ...

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NOTARISING UNIVERSITY DEGREES – NEW DEGREE DATACHECKS AVAILABLE TO NOTARY PUBLIC

Recently a new Electronic Datacheck Service has been introduced called HEDD.  HEDD stands for Higher Education Degree Datacheck.

Notarisation of Degree Certificates

Most quality Notary Publics, when certifying and notarising a UK Degree Certificate will include the following certifications within their Notarial Certificate:

  1. confirm the document is a true and accurate copy of the original;
  2. confirm the identity details of the appearer and holder of the Degree Certificate;
  3. confirm and verify the authenticity of the Degree Certificate once this has ...
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Can I find free Notary Public services in London?

For those individuals who are new to using the services of a notary public it is not unusual to be confused as to the potential costs.  For example many individuals search the internet for “free notary public services“.  There are however no such things as free services provide by Notary Publics.  The notary rules require a Notary Public to charge a proper fee which is appropriate for the level of notary service offered.  Consequently it is always advisable to ...

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NOTARY PUBLIC – PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT AND THE RULES

The profession of a Notary Public is regulated by The Faculy Office. The responsibility of a Notary Public is governed by 3 key codes of law and conduct. These are:

  1. Notary Public Conduct – Firstly a duty in tort to carry out each notarial task with the skill and care which may be expected from a lawyer of the highest qualification and the Notary’s duty of care extends beyond those parties who appear before him. This ...
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NOTARY PUBLIC AUTHORITY AND DEFINITION

Our Notaries Public office are often ask questions such as:

  • “What a Notary Public, Public Notary and Notary is?” and
  • “where do these legal Notary professionals get their authority from?”

Set out below is a breif guide for our Notaries clients.

The early Roman officials generally known as scribae were public officials, originally copiers and transcribers. This is considered by most as the first step towards modern day London Notaries.  Notwithstanding the later evolution of Notary Publics into a legal profession, the primary function of Scribae was to record ...

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NOTARY PUBLIC – A GUIDE TO CERTIFIED COPIES

A Notary Public must certify only those things which he has been able to personally verify. This requires a level of understanding and knowledge of the contents of the document being certifed which goes well beyond most other professional certified copies.  The Notary’s Notarial certificate must unequivocally confirm those things and only those things. A Notary may be deemed to have verified the original even if he has not done so. If therefore a Notary Public is ...

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Notary Certified Passport – Public Notary Guide (Part 2)

Following on from Part 1 in our Notary Public series on Document Certification we move onto Part 2 of this free certification guide. This article considers how to obtain a Certified Passport copy from a Notary Public.

Notarised Passport Copies are often required for overseas matters including:

Certified Passport Copy – Notary Public Examples

  • Opening Bank Accounts in the UK
  • Opening overseas bank accounts
  • Completing Know Your Client or Money Laundering Compliance requirements
  • To confirm the status or circumstances of an individual to make a claim ...
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