Personal Notary Services
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Personal Notary Services

Notarisation of your documents is simple and hassle-free here at Castelo Notaries. Our personal notary services provide a fast, efficient and affordable service for individuals looking to notarise documents and have them legalised at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and/or in other relevant embassies and consulates. We can even have your documents ready and back to you on the very same day.

With our personal notary services, we can notarise, legalise and translate your  personal documents.

We help you with all your personal notary needs

With our personal notary services, we can notarise and legalise documents such as wills, property-related documents, marriage certificates and travel consent forms so that they can be used internationally. We also offer certified translation services and specialise in offering guidance in Portuguese and Spanish legal systems to help you prepare the right documents for your needs. We will make arrangements for you to meet with a member of our team and we provide informative, friendly advice regarding the correct procedures for notarisation, legalisation and translation, as well as expediting your documents if required.

Notarisation of personal documents

The following is a non-exhaustive list of the types of documents that you might need to have notarised and legalised for the UK and for abroad:

– Wills (drafting of English, Portuguese and Spanish Wills included)
– Powers of attorney (drafting for Portugal & Spain included)
– Affidavits / Oaths / Statutory
– Declarations
– School, College & University Certificates
– Copy of passports

– Declarations of Law (Declarations on English, Spanish and Portuguese Law included)
– Sponsorship / visas Application forms
– Property-related documents
– Adoption documents
– Change of name documents, deed polls
– Consent for children to travel abroad
– Documents for marriages abroad 
– New York State Bar Applications

Personal Notary services designed for you

Hassle-free Personal Notary Services

Industry leading Notarisation, Apostille Legalisation, Consular Attestation, Legal Documents Drafting and Translation Services. Preparing, notarising and apostilling your documents on the very same day and a Mobile Notary option for off-site appointments at your office, home, or any other place that suits you. It’s efficient, easy and convenient!

Notarisation of documents for any country in the world.

Legalisation at the FCO and or Consular attestation.

Translation of documents in any language of the world.

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens during the meeting?

Most meetings are fairly quick – usually less than half an hour.  

Once you feel comfortable we will ask to see a couple of I.D. documents, such as passport and proof of address. We’ll need to take a copy of these, but rest assured that this copy stays private and won’t be used elsewhere.  

In case you need to sign the document in front of the notary, we can print it for you if you don´t bring it to your appointment. 

 If the document needs an apostille or stamp by any embassy/consulate, you will leave it with us and our dedicated inhouse legalisation team will attend to this for you. 


What type of payment methods do you accept?

We accept payment by cash, credit/debit card (included American Express) and transfer. 

We will also issue invoices and receipts of payment to out clients.


Can I have a scan copy of my document?

Of course you can. We always keep a scan copy of the documents and can be forwarded to your email.


What do I need to bring to the appointment

You need to bring proof of identity (for example a passport) and proof of address (for example driving licence or Utility Bill issued within the last 3 months)


What is “legalisation/apostille”?

For documents to be used abroad, they normally need not only be notarised but also legalised by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Some countries also require Consular legalisation. Our dedicated inhouse legalisation team is on hand to advise you of the requirements and attend to this for you. We do ask that you double check the requirements before instructing us on the process as certain Notaries in other jurisdictions will accept documents without the apostille. 


Do you help with getting the “stamp” from Embassies/Consulates?

Yes we do. We are familiar with all the requirements, prices and timescale of the embassies/consulates in London so our dedicated in house legalisation team will handle this for you. No delay. No fuss. We like to keep things simple for our client.


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What our customers say

We are rated Excellent on Google because we thrive on your satisfaction! Customer feedback is our way of keeping in touch with you and knowing how we are doing. Please feel free to let us know what your experience has been like so that we can continue to deliver the best service possible for you.

Phil Coleman
Phil Coleman
March 31, 2022.
Nikolay Savov
Nikolay Savov
March 28, 2022.
Fantastic service on short notice and great professionalism. Definitely recommend using them! 🙂
karen barclays
karen barclays
February 28, 2022.
incredible!,I would highly recommend their services.
Ana Maria Cruz - Pessoal
Ana Maria Cruz - Pessoal
February 22, 2022.
Joy Ikiebe
Joy Ikiebe
January 17, 2022.
Great service that aims to exceed the client's expectations. A reliable and prompt quality legal service offered by dedicated professionals from the front door to the back room, time and time again. Thanks to Ana Elizabeth and her team!
Rosa Martins
Rosa Martins
January 14, 2022.
Iara Fernandes and the team at the office were immaculate! They all treated me professionally and were able to help me with everything, I 100% recommend going to them if you need any professional help!!
Shelley Leckey
Shelley Leckey
January 12, 2022.
I was able to get an appointment quickly. Ana and her team were welcoming, worked efficiently and I was advised that only one seal was necessary (instead of the three that was stated on the paperwork) so the cost was kept to a minimum! The paperwork was dealt with at the FCO, sent by special delivery and the tracking number emailed to me in the afternoon. I couldn't have had a better service!
Patrizia Sacchi
Patrizia Sacchi
January 5, 2022.
Valentina vv
Valentina vv
December 22, 2021.
Very professional, fast and reliable service
yousef moh
yousef moh
December 20, 2021.