Document for use in Iraq needs first to be legalised by way of FCO Apostille and then submitted to the Consulate of Iraq for further attestation.
Commercial documents must be attested by the London and Arab Chambers of Commerce prior to submitting to the Consulate for further legalisation.
The consular fee is £160 per commercial document PLUS London and Arab Chambers fees of £52.20 for standard service.
The consular fee is £15 per personal document.
Turnaround time is likely to be 1-2 working days for processing personal documents and for commercial documents is likely to be up to 2 weeks for standard service.
Photocopy of the document is required.
For commercial documents, 3 photocopies of each is required.
As per Circular 766 (Arab-British Chamber of Commerce), documents containing handwritten amendments/insertions will not be accepted for legalisation.
The document’s content, except for the actual signature(s), must be entirely in print, including any internal references.
All documents to be legalised for Iraq should contain the registration number and UK address of any company mentioned within the document, as well as the passport/ID number of any persons named in the text.
If the personal document is a Power of Attorney, document’s holder must attend the consular section of the Iraqi Embassy in person in order to sign it in the presence of the Consular Officer.
Method of Payment: Cash only when submitted directly with the Consulate
Opening hours: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Monday to Friday
3 Elvaston Place, London SW7 5QH
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