Document for use in Sudan (North) first needs to be legalised by way of FCDO Apostille and then submitted to the Consulate of Sudan for further attestation.

Commercial documents require further attestation by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) before submitting to the Consulate of North Sudan for further legalisation.


The consular fee is £25 to £40 per private document and £212.60 per commercial document including the LCCI and ABCC fees.


The consular processing time is likely to be 6-8 working days for standard service for private documents OR 8-10 working days for commercial documents via the LCCI and ABCC.


The Consulate of Sudan in London also has jurisdiction for documents issued in the Republic of Ireland. These documents must first be legalised by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs before submitting to the consulate in London.

Where a commercial invoice requires legalisation for Sudan, the Consulate reserves the right to charge a percentage fee based on the value of the invoice.

Documents may be submitted as a bundle, provided they are securely bound with ribbon and seal by the certifying officer. But this is discretionary to the Consulate depending on what type of documents are in the bundle and need to contact the Consulate directly to confirm.

Foreign documents may be rejected, except those issued in the Republic of Ireland.

One photocopy is required for private documents OR three photocopies are required for commercial documents.

Method of payment: cash or postal order only if submitting directly to the Consulate OR card, cheque or bank transfer if submitting through the LCCI/ABCC.

Opening hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm


3 Cleveland Row, St. James’s, London SW1A 1DD

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