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What is the normal charge or fees for a notary public in Hong Kong?

The following notary fees or notarial charges are quoted by the notary public at Yip, Tse & Tang, Solicitors & Notary:

Notary provides a wide range of notarial services, which include the following. The notarial fee or notary charges start with HKD900 and varies with number of required signatures and nature of documents.

Formal Notarial Certificate
$2,000
Attesting signature (per signature) $1,000
Any Duplicate $500
Taking an Affirmation, Affidavit or Statutory Declaration $1,500
Any Exhibit  $250
Affixing of Apostille  $1,000
Legalisation $1,500
Any other Notarial Act(s) depends on complexity and time spent
Fees are for references and may be subject to change  
  • Certified True Document eg. passport, ID document, address proof
  • Certifying a person's identity and photo likeness
  • Witness Signature
  • Authenticate signature style
  • Appoint oversea school guardian
  • Witness parental consent
  • Witness Power of Attorney
  • Verify and confirm corporate identity e.g. company incorporation and BR status
  • Consent to Travel
  • Passport Application
  • Permanent Resident Card Application
  • Statutory Declaration for Passport Application
  • Affidavit of Marital Status (Non-spouse)
  • Succession Declaration & Authorization
  • Succession Right Disclaiming Declaration
  • Custodianship Declaration
  • Declaration of Identity
  • Declaration of Birth
  • Power of Attorney Certified Translation
  • Affidavit of Financial Support / Letter of Invitation for Temporary Resident Visa

Yip, Tse & Tang, Notary Public
Hong Kong Notary, Notarial Certificate & Apostille Service
Legalisation by Consulate
Simple notary starts with HKD900
Enquiries Tel/Whatsapp : 6888-9999 (Miss Law)
Address: Wanchai, Lai Chi Kok and Tuen Mun


Does Hong Kong have notary public?

Yes.

They are however rare in terms of number as being below 400. Many people search for a notary online.

You may find a notary using this website: www.ytt.world. The notary public starts with HKD900.

Yip, Tse & Tang, Notary Public
Hong Kong Notary, Notarial Certificate & Apostille Service
Legalisation by Consulate
Simple notary starts with HKD900
Enquiries Tel/Whatsapp : 6888-9999 (Miss Law)
Address: Wanchai, Lai Chi Kok and Tuen Mun


What is a Hong Kong notary public?

 
A Notary public is a legal professional. In Hong Kong, they are senior solicitors who have passed a stringent examination to get qualified. Notary is  appointed and registered at the Hong Kong High Court. 
 
Notaries Public help to deal with legal documents; they offer legal services regarding the preparation, execution, verification, and saving of clients' documents for their use abroad.

Yip, Tse & Tang, Notary Public
Hong Kong Notary, Notarial Certificate & Apostille Service
Legalisation by Consulate
Simple notary starts with HKD900
Enquiries Tel/Whatsapp : 6888-9999 (Miss Law)
Address: Wanchai, Lai Chi Kok and Tuen Mun


Documents Accepted for Apostille Service in Hong Kong


Documents accepted for apostille service are broadly classified into the following two categories -

Public documents bearing the true signature of an official party such as a Hong Kong SAR Government recognized officer. For example

  • Marriage Certificate,ie. certificates signed by Deputy Registrar of Marriage (For certificates signed by civil celebrants or issued by the church/temple, please obtain a certified true copy from the Record Office of the Marriage Registry)
  •  Certificate of Absence of Marriage Record
  • Birth and Death Certificate
  • Certificate of Registered Particulars
  • Business Registration Certificate
  • Certificate of Incorporation
    (With effect from 16 January 2012, applicant shall attach a print-out of the relevant company search made within 3 working days to each of the original copy of the ‘Certificate of Incorporation', 'Certificate of Change of Company Name', 'Certificate of Continuing Registration', or 'Certificate issued under section 305(1) of the Companies Ordinance', etc. issued by the Registrar of Companies to be apostilled. Photocopy of the print-out is acceptable.)
    Documents signed by a notary public or a Commissioner for Oaths in Hong Kong. For example,

Notary Public
- Power of Attorney
- Certified true copy

Commissioner for Oaths
- Declaration

Yip, Tse & Tang, Notary Public
Hong Kong Notary, Notarial Certificate & Apostille Service
Legalisation by Consulate
Simple notary starts with HKD900
Enquiries Tel/Whatsapp : 6888-9999 (Miss Law)
Address: Wanchai, Lai Chi Kok and Tuen Mun