The United Kingdom: New Document Legalization Fees for 2024

Key Points  

  • The United Kingdom will increase fees associated with the legalization of public documents beginning in 2024  


The United Kingdom (UK) government will increase fees for legalizing public documents beginning 1 January 2024. Legalized documents are needed in many international transactions, including overseas working visas. These changes will include the following: 

Service Current fee up to 31 December 2023 New fee from 1 January 2024 
Standard service in the UK (plus postal costs) £30 £45 
Standard (Next-Day) £30 £40 
Digital e-Apostille £30 £35 
Urgent service in the UK £75 £100 
Overseas service (in addition to indirect costs, if any) £30 £40 

 According to the government, consular office fees may also increase at the discretion of officials within each location.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of the UK’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information. 

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