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Rationalisation of notarial and documantary services in Croatia

From 1 March 2014 notarial services that can be performed by alternative providers in Croatia will not be offered by the British Embassy Zagreb or the British Consulate Split.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Notarial and documentary services: rationalisation
Notarial and documentary services: rationalisation

With effect from 1 March 2014, notarial and documentary services that can be performed by an alternative provider in Croatia for example by Notaries Public/local lawyers, will no longer be offered by The British Embassy in Zagreb.

The notarial and documentary services that can be provided, as well as a list of alternative providers of notarial and documentary services in Zagreb is detailed in our detailed guide.

The Embassy will continue to provide the following notarial and documentary services:

  • legalising signature and stamp of the Croatian Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs’ officials
  • certifying copies of British passports
  • true copies of UK educational documents
  • registering a birth
  • issuing consular birth certificates
  • registering a death
  • issuing consular death certificates
  • receiving a notice of an intended marriage
  • issuing a Certificate of no impediment to an intended marriage
  • issuing a Certificate of Custom and Law for an intended marriage

Please see our List of Fees.

These changes will modernise the delivery of our services and help free up resources so we can focus on providing assistance to customers who need our help most.

Please note: if you have UK documents which are required for use outside the UK, you will need to have them first notarised in the UK and then legalised by the FCO Legalisation Office.

Published 27 February 2014