Are you looking for a solicitor to certify your document as a true copy of the original? Being Commissioner for Oaths & Solicitor, we can certify your document.

Our solicitors based in Wembley, London provide document certification services to certify and confirm that these are true copies of the original. We certify most documents, including passports, photos, driving licences, recent utility bills and more.

Visit our office at 561 High Rd, Wembley London HA0 2DW to get affordable & professional documentation certification services from our qualified solicitor.

We're Open Saturdays

Most people work Monday to Friday which means it’s difficult for them to see a solicitor during weekdays.

We at Wembley Solicitors are open on Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm. You don’t need to book an appointment for our documents certification service and signing Statutory Declaration.

Business Hours:

  • Mon - Fri ............  09:30 AM to 05:30 PM
  • Saturday .............. 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM

Who is the Commissioner of Oaths UK?

A Commissioner for Oaths is an authorised person who has been given permission to witness the signing of legal documents such as statutory declarations, affidavits and more.

The Lord Chancellor appoints a person as a Commissioner for Oaths and gives them the power to administer oaths or take affidavits. All practising solicitors are automatically Commissioners for Oaths and have powers to administer oaths and witness affidavits.

Document certification process

Our document certification process is very simple and straight forward as mentioned below:

  1. Bring your original document(s);
  2. We will make copies of your original document(s);
  3. We will stamp and sign the photocopies of the documents to certify & confirm that these are true copies of the original.

Certify passport photo

Our solicitors based in Wembley London can certify a passport photograph to confirm that the photo is a “true likeness” of the person pictured.

The passport photo certification process is very simple. Just provide us with an original passport-size photograph. Our solicitor will write “I certify that this is a true likeness of [title and full name of adult or child who is getting the passport]” on the back of the photo and then add the signature & date under the statement.

At Wembley Solicitors, we charge a fixed fee of £5 (VAT inclusive) to certify a passport photo.

Who can certify a document?

A professional person or someone well-respected in your community can certify a document as a true copy of the original. You could ask the following if they offer this service:

  • solicitor or notary
  • chartered accountant
  • teacher or lecturer
  • bank or building society official
  • councillor
  • minister of religion
  • dentist

The person you ask to certify your documents should not be related to you, living at the same address or in a relationship with you.

How long does it take to certify documents?

The document certification process takes 5-10 minutes. However, it may take longer depending on the number of documents you want to get certified. You don’t need to book an appointment with a solicitor, but it is advisable to call ahead of your visit.

How much does it cost to certify a document?

Our solicitors charge a fixed fee of £5 (VAT inclusive) per page to certify a document as a true copy of the original. If you require us to witness a signature, we charge £20 plus VAT per document.