LEGALISATION REQUIREMENT FOR Namibia

Documents for use in Namibia do not need to be legalised if they are signed/authenticated by a UK notary public (r. 128(3) of the Rules of the High Court of Namibia 2013).

Please confirm the requirements with the local instructing party in Namibia as in some cases further legalisation by way of FCDO Apostille and Namibia High Commission may be required.

FEES

The FCDO Apostille fee is £40 for standard service, £100 for premium service or £35 for e-Apostille service.

PROCESSING TIME

Turnaround time is likely to be 1-2 working days for standard service (paper-based), 5-6 hours for premium service or 5-48 hours for the e-Apostille service.

IMPORTANT NOTES

For the Standard Apostille Next-Day Service (paper-based Apostille), we must receive the original documentation by 11:00 am to be despatched the next working day.

The Premium Apostille is a limited service the FCDO can provide for a few eligible types of documents and they require evidence to support the urgency requirement. Please contact our Legalisation Team for further details.

Documents eligible for the e-Apostille must be first notarised with an Advanced Electronic Signature (AES) or a Qualified Electronic Signature (QES).

CONSULATE ADDRESS

6 Chandos Street, London W1G 9LU

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