Notarised documents for the UAE

+ Click here to see country requirements for UAEDoing Business in the UAE or Qatar?The most common document the notary deals with, particularly in relation to business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar, is a Power of Attorney (PoA). A PoA is needed in order to get a legal document signed abroad in […]

Going to work in the UAE?

Congratulations! You’ve just got a new job and you’re off to the UAE! Before you can up sticks and move to sunnier climes, you may be asked to dig out your old educational certificates. Your new employer will need to have attested copies of your educational certifiactes in order to arrange your visa. If you’ve […]

The Apostille

The first time you hear the word Apostille, you’re likely to think Jesus. The Apostille, also known as the Apostille Convention, Apostille Treaty and its full name the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents, is in fact an international treaty. Commonly confused with the similar sounding religious term Apostle, today […]

Notarisation / Legalisation / Attestation of documents for working abroad

Buying abroad Many elements of a notary’s work involve buying or selling real estate outside the UK; be it … Land: regulated, unregulated… Buildings: Residential; second homes, investment property, off plan apartments, villas, re-sales, repossessions, time share or fractional ownership… Commercial: industrial, storage, offices… In the UK the role of the notary in connection with […]

Notarised documents for taking pets abroad

Pets Legalisation Service For your pet to travel to the UK without the need for quarantine, insure they have the correct identification documents, vaccinations and treatments. Changes to the pet travel scheme came into effect on 29 December 2014, with a new pet travel Regulation. LINK TO GOV.UK – + Bringing your pet dog, cat or ferret […]