Consular legalisation for Angola
Notarisation of documents for Angola
LEGALISATION & APOSTILLE REQUIREMENTS
Foreign and Commonwealth Office Legalisation required.
This is followed by Consular legalisation obtained from the Angolan Consulate.
A Portuguese translation of all documents is required.
The notarial certificate must be in dual language Portuguese-English or in Portuguese followed by the English version then the Portuguese translation of the documents followed by the original English documents.
For commercial documents in relation to UK companies, the Certificate of Incorporation and Memorandum and Articles of Association are required on submission of the document along with the Signatory’s (company’s legal representative) passport copy.
The Angolan Consulate may accept documents in relation to foreign companies under special circumstances. The Certificate of Incorporation and Memorandum & Articles of Association must be translated into Portuguese and attested by the respective diplomatic body of the country of origin of the document in the UK prior to submitting to the Angolan Consulate along with the documents requiring legalisation.
A covering letter requesting the legalisation must be provided by the Agent attending the consular section.
**Additional subordinate documents may be required by the Consulate upon submission of the documentation to their consular section.
TIME AND FEES
Please allow 1 week for consular legalisation via express service (for commercial documents only) and 2-3 weeks for consular legalisation via standard service. Please note that documents can only be lodged for legalisation on either Mondays or Tuesdays and collected on Thursdays and Fridays.
The legalisation fee charge of the Angolan Consulate is £215 per commercial document for standard legalisation service or £60 per private documents for standard legalisation service.
22 Dorset Street
020 7299 9850