To initially to discuss your requirements including what needs to be done and which overseas country requires the document to be notarised, please either:

a) Call us on 01452 930351 or 07341 256299 to discuss;

b) Send an email at glosnotary@gmail.com setting out your requirements;

c) Fill in the Contact Form on our website; or

d) Send a WhatsApp message to 07341 256299

Following our discussion, it will usually be necessary for you to meet with me in person. Our Head Office is in Gloucester City Centre with appointments offered on Thursdays and most Saturdays, whereas our office in Lydney is now open for appointments Monday to Wednesday during the week. If you would like me to attend your home, business or other address, please call our office to discuss.

Some certification of copy documents can be done over a video call using either Zoom or WhatsApp, but only in limited circumstances. All signing of documents such as declarations, oaths, affidavits, and powers of attorney must be done at a face to face in person appointment.

At our initial meeting, you will need to bring the following with you:

  • The document that needs to be notarised
  • Photographic ID such as Passport or UK Driving Licence
  • Bill or Bank Statement confirming your current address
  • Payment of my charges and any additional disbursements – I accept card payment (including Apple Pay and Google Pay) or direct payment into my account. Cash and cheque are also accepted.

Regulation

Our Terms of Business can be accessed here.

Our Privacy Policy and Notice can be accessed here.

My Practice is regulated by the Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury:

The Faculty Office
1, The Sanctuary
Westminster
London
SW1P 3JT

Email Faculty.office@1thesanctuary.com
Website www.facultyoffice.org.uk

If you have complaints about my work please do not hesitate to contact me, and if the matter cannot be immediately resolved he will refer your complaint to the Notaries Society of which I am a member, who have a Complaints Procedure which is approved by the Faculty Office.

Alternatively, you can complain to the Notaries Society direct. Please write (but do not enclose any original documents) with full details of your complaint to:-

Christopher Vaughan
Secretary of The Notaries Society
Old Church Chambers
23 Dandhill Road
St James
Northampton NN5 5LH
Email secretary@thenotariessociety.org.uk

Finally, even if you have your complaint considered under the Notaries Society Approved Complaints Procedure, you may at the end of that procedure or after a period of eight weeks from the date of making the complaint to me, make your complaint direct to the Legal Ombudsman (whose contact details are set out below) if the matter has not been resolved to your satisfaction:

Legal Ombudsman
Baskerville House, Centenary Square,
Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2ND
Tel: 0300 555 0333
Or enquiries@legalombudsman.org.uk
Website www.legalombudsman.org.uk