ABOUT 1APOSTILLE – Document Legalisation

We are registered with the FCDO Legalisation Office

The FCDO Legalisation Office has a list of recognised ‘next day’ apostille services. Only registered apostille services can submit documents to the Legalisation Office to obtain apostilles on a ‘next working day’ service. 1Apostille are registered with the government to process fast apostilles.

Legalisation Office Information

There are two ways to obtain an apostille.

ONE – You send the document to the UK FCDO Legalisation Office. The processing time is around 2 to 3 weeks,  but can be 4 weeks in peak periods.

TWO – You use an apostille service, like ours. We hand deliver the documents to the FCDO Legalisation Office every day (Monday to Friday) to obtain apostilles in just 1 to 2 days. Only registered next day apostille services can attend the FCDO in person by prior appointment.

Why use our service?

If you need assistance obtaining a fast apostille, we can help. Simple ordering, customer support, complete service, order updates and rapid processing.

We will check your document is suitable for submission for an apostille. Many customers do not realise the requirements of legalisation. The document must be signed correctly, dated, officially stamped or sealed, and may need solicitor certification and signature.

We then submit the document to the Foreign Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO – the government issuing office) for the apostille. We aim to complete this in just 1-2 days.

if you have selected our solicitor certification service, we will arrange for the document to be certified correctly before we submit this to the FCDO. Completing the solicitor certification and apostille in just 2-3 days.

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Benefits of Using Our Service

No call centres, no automated (press buttons) phones, REAL PEOPLE  answering your calls and emails. All based in the UK! Our trained apostille are on hand to explain the apostille service.
The team work hard to answer emails in just 1 to 2 working hours. For a quick answer, call us. But please do email any questions you may have.
Our legalisation office is open from 9.00 to 17.30 – Monday to Friday. Genuine offices in the centre of Coventry. Feel free to visit us.

Market leading speed of service. We aim to legalise documents with the apostille in just 1 to 2 working days. Other documents can take a few days longer to process, if they require solicitor certification and/or verification.

Handling thousands of documents every year, we understand how to legalise every document.

Specialist knowledge of some countries requirements, can save you from making mistakes with your documents.

We know when documents need to be signed by a solicitor and when they do not.

We accept all credit cards either online, by phone or in person. Ordering online is fast, simple and safe. You can then track your order.

Alternatively you can post a cheque or postal order with your documents with your contact details.

Many documents need to be signed by a solicitor before the apostille is added.

We include this for documents, when ordered.

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Free advice?

Contact our apostille team for expert advice.

We understand how to process every document!

Knowledge of how to process UK documents with the apostille will save you time and money. We will explain how to legalise your document correctly. What is the best document to add the apostille to. Whether to process a copy or an original. Does your document need to be signed by a solicitor first? Can you email the document or do we need to see the original.

All easy to answer by phone, online chat or email.

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