Notarial Services

We provide notary services.

Our Notaries provide services for individuals and businesses for their key documents to be used overseas. The notary can assist you with the authentication of documents for use abroad and advise on the legalisation requirements of foreign countries, including apostiles.

Help with powers of attorney, affidavits, oaths, statutory declarations and apostiles

Notaries are the oldest (and least known) branch of the legal profession in the UK. They are appointed by the Court of Faculties of the Archbishop of Canterbury and are regulated by the Master of the Faculties. The rules for notaries are similar to the rules that affect solicitors. The signature and seal of a notary verifies to the relevant authorities in a foreign country that the appropriate checks have been carried out and that your documents are authentic.

Our notary services include:

  • authentication and certification of documents
  • taking affidavits, oaths and statutory declarations
  • verification of documents (including copies) such as passports
  • authenticating business documents and transactions
  • execution of documents relating to the purchase or sale of property or businesses abroad
  • dealing with signature or execution of powers of attorney,
  • and verification of identity 
  • completion of Land Registry ID1 forms

Sarah Thomas practices as Independant Notary Public to comply with the Notarial Practice Rules 2019.

Further information on our Notary Publics is available here:

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Cobham

15A High Street
Cobham
Surrey
KT11 3DH

T: 01932 589599
F: 01932 867587

DX: 46102 COBHAM

Dorking

156 High Street
Dorking
Surrey
RH4 1BQ

T: 01306 880110
F: 01306 502283

DX: 57300 DORKING

Godalming

The Tanners
75 Meadrow
Godalming
Surrey
GU7 3HS

T: 01483 861848
F: 01483 861856

DX: 58308 GODALMING 1