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Notary in Canary Wharf

Notary in Canary Wharf

Given the fact that Canary Wharf operates mainly as a financial center, you can rely on our notary public in London to assist you with various types of services designed for corporate entities. Translation and notarization of documents for personal or business purposes are the main services we offer to our customers. If you are searching for a notary in Canary Wharf for business purposes, you should know that our notary can notarize and legalize a wide range of documents.

 Quick Facts  
Is the UK a signatory of the Hague Convention?


Does notary public in UK serves as a witness when documents are signed? (yes/no)


Which documents can be notarized by notary public in UK?

– Articles of Incorporation,

– commercial leases,

– employment contracts,

– legal affidavits,

– certified copies of documents,

– passport application documents

When do you need notarization?

When documents handle important financial or legal matters that require a great deal of trust in all parties named in the document. 

Role of a UK notary public

Primarily concerned with the authentication and certification of signatures, authority and capacity relating to documents for use abroad.

Our notary in Canary Wharf can offer more information.

How can a Notary Public in UK authenticate a document?

The notaries’ role is to check for fraud and that you understand the document. 

Can you notarize an Affidavit?


Our notary in Canary Wharf can offer more information. 

Is e-notarization available in UK?


UK Notary public certifications

–  have taken the oath of allegiance under the Public Notaries Act 1843,

–  have a degree in law or hold a position as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales or a barrister at law

Mostly which institutions have notary public on staff?

– banks,


– law firms,

–  credit union businesses 

Notary services available for business entities? (Yes/No) Yes
Notary services available for natural persons? (Yes/No)


Approximate Fee Structure £30 for an apostille 
Can a notary public perform marriage ceremonies in UK?


Are notaries required to keep record of their notarization in UK?


Our notary in Canary Wharf can offer more details. 

For example, if you want to set up a business in Canary Wharf, our notary in London can help you draw and sign the articles of association and the memorandum, or the partnership agreement, depending on the type of company you want to register here.

However, we can also represent individuals in need of notary services in London. Our services cover a wide range of documents related to immigration, marriage, divorce, adoption and others. You can also benefit from notary services if you want to draw a will or any other legal aspect deriving from the inheritance legislation. After notarization, our notary in Canary Wharf can also assist you in getting an Apostille certificate. The general phrase legalization denotes the necessity for further degrees of verification, and these often involve the UK Government approving the legality of the Notary Public who has signed a document. This is accomplished by attaching, embossing, and signing a certificate known as an “Apostille” to the document that the Notary has signed. You might want to discover the following infographic we have prepared:

How can our notary in Canary Wharf help businesses?

Companies based in Canary Wharf and in other regions of London can get in touch with our notary for the purpose of authenticating and notarizing corporate papers. Our notary in Canary Wharf is entitled to issue various certificates related to the documents kept by the Companies House Registry. Numerous companies usually require a Certificate of Good Standing, which is necessary when the respective businesses enter partnerships with other companies abroad or when they have to deal with the institutions of other jurisdictions.

Our notary public in London has the necessary expertise in issuing the power of attorney, which is a document that entitles a specific person to handle a single corporate matter (or more) in the name of the company. The power of attorney can provide the right to handle the respective matter at a national level or at an international level. Amongst our corporate notary services in London, we mention the following:

  • authenticating corporate documents, including statutory documents, for UK-based businesses and foreign companies;
  • certifying various documents, such as minutes of the shareholders’ meetings, agreements or reports;
  • assisting foreign businesses in establishing a branch office here (by authenticating specific documents);
  • notarizing loan agreements established by a company with a financial institution;
  • certification of documents of directors, shareholders, and other persons involved in a company.

What notary services in London are available for natural persons?

Persons seeking notary services in London can rely on our team in Canary Wharf, who can assist them in numerous legal matters. Our notary in London can help you obtain a certified translation of various documents, in English and other languages you might be interested in. This can be done through the services of certified translators, who have the legal right to translate official documents.

Individuals can address our notary public in London if they need to authenticate or notarize contracts or agreements related to real estate properties and property title deeds. If you need to submit specific documents to a consular mission you can also rely on our notary in London, who can conclude the legal requirements for specific types of documents.

Below you can discover a video presentation with details about our notary in Canary Wharf and the services provided:


Can employment contracts be notarized in Canary Wharf?

Normally, an employment contract is perfectly legal, which makes its notarization not necessary. However, there are also cases where employment contracts determined for one year can be legalized.

The signature of an individual found on such an employment contract is notarized to be able to make the necessary checks and provide authenticity. On the other hand, it is a guarantee that the employment contract in question was not signed by someone else without the right to do so.

We recommend that you get in touch with our specialists at the notary public in Canary Wharf if you are interested in more about the authentication of an employment contract and when this is necessary.

Consent for a child to travel – Talk to our specialists in the field

There are situations in which to be able to travel with a minor you must have the consent of the one or those who are recognized as parents or guardians. This is where the document called consent for a child to travel comes into question. In the case of divorced parents, where the minor travels with one of them, the other parent must agree to this kind of travel, signing the document described above. Authentication of this document can be done with our help if you choose Canary Wharf notary services.

You must also consider whether this document is necessary for the minor to travel alone, either in the UK or abroad. We can explain in detail what this document entails and what is the price for its authentication.

Legalizing an affidavit in London

Persons concluding an affidavit must sign such document in front of a solicitor. However, in some cases, an affidavit can be signed in the presence of a notary public, as our office in Canary Wharf, for example. A document like an affidavit must include complete information and declarations that can be used in a court of law in various legal situations. But for this document to be considered legal, it is recommended to authenticate it with the help of our specialists.

We specify in this context that if you sign the affidavit in the presence of a solicitor or a notary public, they will generally charge a specific fee for swearing the affidavit. But if this takes place in a court of law, no fee is required to be paid. We strongly recommend the services offered by one of our public notaries. You can contact us online or by phone to find out complete information about the cost of legalizing an affidavit and how this can be done.

Translation services for marriage certificates

If you are looking for translation services for a marriage certificate, it is good to know that you can call our notary in Canary Wharf. This service is accessed by people of various nationalities who do not have a marriage certificate in English and who want this for correct legalization. Also, there are cases where both partners do not speak English, and therefore a legalized translation is needed in the language they both understand.

Here is what this document contains:

  • the names of the spouses,
  • the place where the marriage was registered, including the country,
  • the name of the witnesses,
  • the signatures of the official authorities, and the date on which the marriage took place.

We specify that the UK-translated marriage certificate has international recognition, but there are also exceptions for which it would be good to document yourself when using the respective document. In this case, too, we recommend the services offered by one of our specialists. You can contact our notary in Canary Wharf whenever you want.

What are the characteristics of Canary Wharf?

Canary Wharf is a London region that has been experiencing a rapid and fruitful expansion in the last 30 years. If, prior to 1987, when the region received numerous investments, Canary Wharf was just a remnant of the former West India Docks, after that, it had transformed into the city’s top business center, which, later on, became a residential site as well, providing numerous modern residential buildings and leisure sites. Some interesting facts are presented below:

  • The residential population of Canary Wharf is currently around 120,000 citizens;
  • In the past, 70% of the businesses operating in Canary Wharf were represented by financial entities;
  • Nowadays, businesses are more evenly divided, with financial companies accounting for 55%, while non-financial companies represent 45% of the local enterprises;
  • The average yearly salary of a person working in Canary Wharf is approximately GBP 100,000.

We invite you to address our notary in Canary Wharf for more information on other types of notary services you can obtain here. Our team is ready to assist natural persons and legal entities with professional services, completed in due time with the highest level of commitment towards our clients.