How can I certify a copy of my document in India?
To certify a document simply take a photocopied copy and the original and ask the person to certify the copy by:
- Writing ‘Certified to be a true copy of the original seen by me’ on the document.
- Signing and dating it.
- Printing their name under the signature.
- Adding their occupation, address and telephone number.
How do I certify a copy of a document?
Take the photocopied document and the original and ask the person to certify the copy by: writing ‘Certified to be a true copy of the original seen by me’ on the document. signing and dating it. printing their name under the signature.
Who can legally certify a document?
Copies of documents can be certified by one of the following people:
- Armed forces officer.
- Bank/building society official.
- Commissioner of Oaths.
- Councillor (local or county)
- FCA regulated person (identified using the FCA authorised persons lists)
How do I certify a document statement?
On documents with more than 1 page, the certifier must write or stamp ‘I certify this and the following [number of pages] pages to be a true copy of the original as sighted by me’ on the first page and initials all other pages. The certifier must also write or stamp on the copy: their signature.
What is a true copy of a document?
A true copy is an exact copy of a document with no alterations or changes.
How much does it cost to certify a document?
Bring your document with you. The fixed cost is £30 for EACH & EVERY document signed and stamped. Appointment takes 5 minutes. Your document MUST be fully completed by you BEFORE you attend but DO NOT sign it.
Can I certify my own documents?
You cannot witness or certify a document for yourself. For example: • you must not act as the witness for a statutory declaration or affidavit that you yourself are declaring, swearing or affirming, and • you must not certify a copy of your own original document, such as your own birth certificate.
Who can certify a true copy of an original document?
A notarized copy is signed by a notary public (not to be confused with a notary in a civil law country). The certified copy is signed by a person nominated by the person or agency asking for it. Typically, the person is referred to as an authorised person.
What are the words to certify a document?
To certify the copy document the certifier must: • write or stamp the following prescribed words on the copy: ‘Certified to be a true copy of the original seen by me’; • sign and date the copy document; and • write or stamp the copy document with their name, the qualification that authorises them to certify, and their …