The full process explained:
If you have any questions, please call 0207 0500 692
Make sure that your adoption certificate can be legalised with an apostille. You need the original ‘full’ version or an official replacement that is stamped by the GRO.
Contact our office.
When emailing, please provide the following information:
- How soon do you need the apostille?
- Do you also require embassy legalisation?
- How will the adoption certificate be delivered and returned?
When we have all the information, the team will assess your enquiry and give you a detailed quotation and timeline of the process.
If you accept the quotation the process of getting an apostille starts. We will take of everything.
As soon as your UK adoption certificate has been apostilled, we will send you a scanned copy via email.
If you are not collecting your apostilled document from our London office – we will provide you with the DHL tracking number given by the courier.
Note that we return documents by DHL courier only. If you want to make other arrangements, please let us know.
How much does it cost?
The cost of getting an apostille for an adoption certificate starts from £79.
Other costs will depend on additional services you choose (standard or express service) if you need embassy attestation, and what return delivery method you choose.
Additional cost examples are:
- Same day or express service (+ £123)
- UK return delivery costs (+ £18)
- Notarisation by notary public (+ £90)
- Embassy attestation/legalisation (from £75)