Notary Services/ Legalization of Documents and Signature

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Notary Services

Powers of Attorney can only be done in person at the Consulate.

1.      Requirements

All Powers of Attorney should include:

  • The full names of applicant and recipient (First and Last name)
  • The father’s name
  • The mother’s name
  • The date of birth
  • The registration place and number in Lebanon (مكان و رقم قيد النفوس).
  • A copy of a recent I.D. of both applicant and recipient

For Lebanese applicants:

  • A recent Lebanese photo I.D. (the Individual Civil Registration extract – إخراج قيد إفرادي, a passport or the I.D. card). The Family Civil Registration extract (إخراج قيد عائلي) is not an acceptable document.

For Non-Lebanese applicants:

  • Their passports.

The details mentioned above should be brought or sent to the Embassy by fax (fax number: 0207 243 1699), by email (lebanonconsulate@btconnect.com)  or by post prior to calling for an appointment.

The applicant should come in person to the Embassy to sign the general power of attorney.

2.      Fees

  • For General Powers of Attorney: £36 per signature (cash only accepted)
  • For Special Powers of Attorney: £18 per signature (cash only accepted)

Legalization of Documents and Signature

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

Commercial Document

  • 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

 

Signature  Power of Attorney 

  • The documents should be notarized by the Notary Public and legalized by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £36 for general power of attorney and £18 for special power of attorney per signature plus extra fees (applied only if the amount of money is stated in the power of attorney, 1£ per 1000£)
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent
Affidavit
  • The documents should be notarised by the Notary Public and legalised by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order  payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £11
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent
Will
  • The documents should be notarised by the Notary Public and legalised by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order  payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £36 per signature
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent
Probate
  • The documents should be notarised by the Notary Public and legalised by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order  payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £18 per signature plus extra fees  (applied only if the amount of money is stated in the probate, 2£ per 1000£)
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent
School, College and University Certificate
  • The documents should be notarized by the Notary Public and legalized by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £11 per document
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent
Palestinian Birth Certificate
 
  • Document should be certified by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £11 per document
Medical Report 
  • The documents should be notarized by the Notary Public and legalized by the British Foreign Office
  • Cash or postal order  payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of £11 per document
  • Please provide 1 copy of each original document sent
Transfer of Furniture

  • A notarized packing list 
  •  £44 
  • A Lebanese I.D., Passport, Civil Regestration
  • A proof of three years residence in the UK (Council tax bills)

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