The Apostille

By Notary Public London

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. THE NAME Apostille comes from the French word apostille (meaning “marginal annotation or note”), itself from the Old French word apostiller (meaning “to…

What is a Notary?

By Notary Public London

You most likely have never heard of a Notary. Despite being the third and oldest branch of the legal profession, it’s a role which often goes under the radar. In this blog post, I’ll be giving you a quick overview on who we are and what we do. Firstly, it’s important to note that there…

Getting married outside the UK

By Beth Richards

You may need a Certificate of No Impediment (obtained from your local registry office in the UK) this may need to be notarised. If you have been married before, then the Certificate making Decree Nisi Absolute or your previous spouse’s Death Certificate (if applicable) may also need to be legalised.