Other Embassy services

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Here you can find information about other services offered at the Norwegian Embassy in London.

Marriage:

The Embassy in London does not perform marriage ceremonies.

Notary Public:

The Embassy in London can perform notarial acts, i.e. all actions that a Notarius Publicus in Norway can perform. This includes the following:

  • Verify signature

  • Verify the accuracy of transcripts (copy)

  • Confirm that a declaration of intent is made by a particular person

  • Confirm documented information

  • Record statements or explanations

  • Confirm that an authority or person is entitled to make specific service actions

Please note that Norwegian law sets out that the Embassy can only act as Notarius Publicus on behalf of a Norwegian citizen or when the relation in question is has connection to Norway or Norwegian interests.

Apostille:

In Norway, the County Governor is delegated the task of legalising documents for use abroad, i.e. documents to be used in a country that has ratified the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961. See the County Governor's website for more information (link in Norwegian).

The UK has signed the Hague Apostille Convention. The normal legalisation process for British documents is

  1. confirmation from a British Notary Public
  2. application of apostille certificate stamp via UK Legislation Office

Lawyers:

If you need legal assistance, please visit the Law Society's website. Please contact the embassy if you cannot find what you are looking for.

Important telephone numbers in the UK:

Free emergency number: 999

Information: 118 118