Legalisation of Documents and Signature

Please follow instructions as precisely as possible to provide all the documents needed for your applications. The same procedures here-under mentioned still apply. Click on the desired tab below to view application requirements.

Click to Open – Certificate of Origin and Commercial Invoice

Certificate of Origin (should accompany the Commercial Invoice)

  • The document should be certified by the Arab British Chamber of Commerce
  • £8 for the certificate of origin with one attached invoice
  • £15 for the certificate of origin with two or more attached invoices (the same date and number of bills should be stated)
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent

Commercial Invoice

  • The document should be certified by the Arab British Chamber of Commerce
  • £4 per £1000, rounded to the nearest 1000
  • Minimum fees: £11
  • Maximum fees: £893
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent


Click to Open – Legalisation of Commercial Documents

  • The documents should be certified by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order (cheques are not accepted) payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £54 per document
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent
  • Company budgets, reports and Affidavits cost £22 each
  • The price list costs £22
  • N.B: Memorandums and Articles are charged separately


Click to Open – Legalisation of Signature (General Power of Attorney)

  • The documents should be notarised by the Notary Public and legalised by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order (cheques are not accepted) payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £36 per signature plus extra fees below (applied only if the amount of money is stated in the power of attorney)
    • £1 per £1000, rounded to the nearest 1000
    • Maximum fees : £715
  • Pre-paid envelope for documents return
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent


Click to Open – Legalisation of Signature (Special Power of Attorney)

  • The documents should be notarised by the Notary Public and legalised by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order (cheques are not accepted) payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £18 per signature plus extra fees below (applied only if the amount of money is stated in the power of attorney)
    • £1 per £1000, rounded to the nearest 1000
    • Minimum fees : £18
    • Maximum fees : £715
  • Pre-paid envelope for documents return
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent


Click to Open – Affidavit

  • The documents should be notarised by the Notary Public and legalised by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order (cheques are not accepted) payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £11 per signature plus extra fees below (applied only if the amount of money is stated in the Affidavit)
    • £1 per £1000, rounded to the nearest 1000
    • Minimum fees : £11
    • Maximum fees : £893
  • Pre-paid envelope for documents return
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent


Click to Open – Will

  • The documents should be notarised by the Notary Public and legalised by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order (cheques are not accepted) payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £36 per signature
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent


Click to Open – Probate

  • The documents should be notarised by the Notary Public and legalised by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order (cheques are not accepted) payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £18 per signature plus extra fees below (applied only if the amount of money is stated in the probate)
    • £2 per £1000, rounded to the nearest 1000
    • Minimum fees : £18
    • Maximum fees : £715
  • Pre-paid envelope for documents return
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent


Click to Open – School, College and University Certificate

  • The documents should be notarised by the Notary Public and legalised by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order (cheques are not accepted) payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £11 per document
  • Pre-paid envelope for documents return
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent


Click to Open – Transfer of Furniture

  • A notarized packing list
  • An affidavit from the applicant, notarised by a Notary Public testifying that he/she resided in the UK for more than three years, that he/she intends to leave to Lebanon for good, and that the items transferred are previously owned and used
  • A poster order in the amount of £44 payable to the Embassy of Lebanon
  • A Lebanese I.D.
  • A proof of three years residence in the UK (Council tax bills)


Click to Open – Medical Report

  • The documents should be notarised by the Notary Public and legalised by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order (cheques are not accepted) payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £11 per document
  • Pre-paid envelope for documents return
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent


Click to Open – Palestinian Birth Certificate

  • Document should be certified by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order (cheques are not accepted) payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £11 per document
  • Pre-paid envelope for documents return