LEGALISATION REQUIREMENT FOR Cyprus (Turkish Republic of Northern)

Document for use in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) can be either Apostilled only OR attested by the TRNC Representative Office in London and for the latter, it must not bear an Apostille by the FCDO.

The document must be certified by a UK Notary Public or Solicitor and their signature must be attested directly by the consular officer.


The consular fee is £25 per document/signature plus a postal order fee which starts from £5 depending on the payment amount.


The consular processing time is likely to be 3-5 working days.


A passport copy for each signatory is required to be notarised and attached to the document requiring legalisation.

Method of payment: Cash OR postal order payable to KKTC Consolidate Fund.

Prior appointment is required for submission in person (appointments are released usually 30 days in advance) or submission and return via postal service is currently the quickest way.

Opening hours: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Monday to Friday


29 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3ED

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