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Attesting Documents – United Kingdom


Start with Step 1.  Then take or send the resulting document(s) to the office listed in Step 2, then take or send the document(s) to the office in Step 3.  All steps must be completed with the ultimate goal of having the document(s) attested by a U.A.E. Consulate or Embassy. We recommend you check the Web site of each organization or speak to them before proceeding as many of these organizations have specific hours for the receipt and delivery of documents, strict requirements for the submission of the document(s) and you will need to check the timelines and fees.

Step 1

Photocopy of document signed by British practising solicitor or a Notary Public

Step 2

Send the notarized copy to the following office for endorsement:

The Legalisation Office
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Old Admiralty Building
The Mall
London, SW1A 2LG
Tel: 020 7008 1111
Web Site:

Step 3

Have the document attested by:

U.A.E. Embassy
Consular Section
48 Princes Gate
London, SW7 1PT
Tel: 0870 005 6984
Web Site: