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Notary services


Notary services

Currently it is only possible to access the Consulate General if you have an appointment (no walk-ins). For all those services that require attendance at the Notary Department, it is necessary to schedule an appointment either by the Prenot@MI system, or by writing to (please see below).

Under current legislation (D.L. 71/2011), the notarial services are only available to Italian citizens who are permanently or temporarily abroad.
To sign notarial deeds and for other services, foreign nationals must refer to a Notary Public in the United Kingdom.
For a list of notaries known to this Consulate General click here (link).

The notarial deeds signed at this Consulate General are valid to be used in the territory of the Italian Republic  and at any Italian Embassy or Consulate abroad. Italian citizens who are in UK and need to sign a notarial deed to be valid in the UK or any other Country but Italy, will need to contact a notary public in the United Kingdom.

British documents to be valid in Italy must be legalised by means of an apostille. To obtain this please contact: 

The Legalisation Office
Foreign and Commonwealth Office

03700 00 22 44 – 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday

The Notary Department provides the following services:

Services with online appointments (click here to book one):

Special and general powers of attorney
Acts of acknowledgment of paternity of natural children
Acceptance or waiver of a succession
Declaration of separate estate
Notarial deeds/Affidavit
Deletion of vehicles from the Italian P.R.A. (Pubblico Registro Automobilistico – Public Register of Vehicles)

Services for which an appointment needs to be arranged by e-mail:

Parental authorization to travel, for children under 14 accompanied by a third party
Authentication of identity documents (Signature and photo's authentication for passport click here
Italian Postal Bonds
Criminal records/Police certificates
Declaration in lieu of a Notarial deeds/Affidavit
Selling a vehicle
Tax incentives for workers going back to Italy
Submit an application to the Consul General in their capacity as Judge Supervising guardianship cases
Recognition of U.K. Medical Service

Fees due for services rendered are in Pounds Sterling (GBP) at the Cashier’s Desk. Only British Debit Cards are accepted. For the relevant fees, please click here.