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Certified copies of your important documents

Need to provide photocopies of documents? Get them certified as a true likeness of their originals at selected Post Office branches.

Pay a fee for the copies you need and keep the originals. The organisation that requested them gets copies certified by a trusted brand.

Please note we can’t certify copies of UK birth, marriage or death certificates due to Crown copyright regulations.

We certify most forms of documents, including:

  • Passport

  • Driving licence

  • Recent utility bills

  • Bank statements

How much does document certification cost?

Here’s what we’ll charge to check and certify different numbers of your documents.

Number of document copies to be checked Fee to pay*
1-3 document copies £12.75
4-6 document copies £25.50
7-9 document copies £38.25
10-12 document copies £51.00


*This fee is payable for each individual whose name appears on the documents.

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      Why Post Office?

      Reasons to certify your documents with us:

      • Cheap and quick – from just £12.75 you can get document copies instantly certified
      • Available at over 3,500 Post Office locations. You’re never far away from a participating branch
      • Great for people who struggle to confirm their identity. Document certification offers an alternative to digital services

      Supporting your business

      Embed Post Office online and in-person identity verification services into your business processes.

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      Document certification help and support

      To contact us about this service or how we can support your business:

      Visit our ID verification support page