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Certifying a document

Certify a document as a true copy of the original by getting it signed and dated by a professional person, like a solicitor.

When you apply for something like a bank account or mortgage, you may be asked to provide documents that are certified as true copies of the original.

Copies of documents that can be certified include:

  • passports

  • photocard driving licences

  • letters from a government department

  • bank/building society or credit card statements

  • gas, electricity or council tax bills

  • letters from a hospital/doctor

Who can certify a document

To certify documents, ask a professional person or someone well-respected in your community (‘of good standing’) like a:

  • bank or building society official

  • councillor

  • minister of religion

  • dentist

  • chartered accountant

  • solicitor or notary

  • teacher or lecturer

The person you ask shouldn’t be:

  • related to you

  • living at the same address

  • in a relationship with you

How to certify 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

  • adding their occupation, address and telephone number

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