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Authentication – Chinese Embassy

Chinese Embassy Authentication/ Legalisation

Processing time: 2 weeks

We facilitate your authentications requests for commercial/ work/ family reunion/ other purposes. Upload your documents and we will review & process the application.

The Chinese Embassy can authenticate:

Commerical Documents

Contracts, Power of Attorney, Companies House Documents

Birth, Death & Marriage Certificate

GRO Certificates, Deedpoll, Decree Absolute, Police Checks (DBS/ ACRO/ ICPC), and other personal documents

Education Documents

Degree Certificate, QTS, TEFL, TESOL, and other Certificates issued in the UK

Passport & Visa Copy

For personal/ Commercial use

Chinese Embassy Authentications – What do you need

Your Apostilled Documents

Before submitting the application to the officials we will need to complete apostilles on your documents. We could do it on you behalf – message us and we’ll see what’s the best option for you.

Your Passport Copy

For poersonal documents the Embassy will need a scanned copy of your passport; or for commercial documents (Company) they’ll need a passport copy from one of the directors plus a director list from the Companies House.

Completed Application

Once you have submitted your order we will contact you to complete the application form.

Processing time and Cost

ItemProcessing timeCost (per document)
1. Solicitor’s Certifications + FCDO Apostille (Standard)2-3 Working Days£91
2. Chinese Embassy Authentications1 Week£129
Subtotal2 Weeks£210
* We also provide same day certifications & same day/ 24hrs service for FCDO apostille – contact us ([email protected]) if you need to speed up your applications – price may vary.

How to Submit your Document(s)

We accept applications via different channels, and most successful applications received by 5pm will be submitted to the authority on the next working day. Certified documents can be sent via our online order from; original document(s) can be sent to our office: Legalisation.Services, Mandarin Management, 1 Cornhill, London, EC3V 3ND

Submission MethodProcess
By Email/ Online Order FormIn most cases we could process document(s) via certified copies – feel free to contact us by email / complete our inquiry form and our team will review & process your application asap.
In PersonOur office opens from Monday to Friday between 08:30am and 5pm (excl Bank holidays). For applications delivered in person to our offices an application checking service is available but is provided on a discretionary basis. Charges may apply for this service.
By CourierYou may send your application by a same day/ next day courier, and we will review your application as soon as your documents arrived at our office. For same day submission, please make sure your document(s) arrive before 10:00am.
By PostPlease use Royal Mail Special Delivery to send your document as it could be tracked on the Royal Mail’s system. For same day submission, please make sure your document(s) arrive before 10am.

Delivery Options

Delivery OptionsCostDescription
Return Postage – Royal Mail Special Delivery (UK Mainland)£10Deliver your documents back to your address via Royal Mail next day Special Delivery (1pm)
Return Postage – Same Day Courier to Central LondonUpon RequestDeliver your documents back to your address via Same Day courier. Address in Central London should cost between £15 and £35, price quote upon request.
Return Postage – Same/ Next Day Courier Outside London (UK Mainland)Upon RequestDeliver your documents back to your address via Next Day National / International courier. Price quote upon request.
DHL – UK Mainland£15
Return Postage – Royal Mail Special Delivery (International)£20
DHL – International£60

E: [email protected]
T: +44-020-3538-2848
A: Legalisation.Services, Mandarin Mgmt, 1 Cornhill, London EC3V 3ND