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Document certification

Get copies certified by a brand you can trust from just £12.75

Been asked to provide copies of important documents?

If you’ve been asked to provide photocopies of documents to someone, our Document Certification service will for a fee certify and confirm that these are a ‘true likeness’ of the original.

You keep the originals; the organisation gets certified copies from a brand it can trust.

We currently certify most forms of documents, including:



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Driving licence

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Recent utility bills

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Bank statements

Pricing Table

Number of documents to be checked

Fee to pay*

1 – 3 Documents

£ 12.75

4 – 6 Documents

£ 25.50

7 – 9 Documents

£ 38.25

10 – 12 Documents

£ 51.00


*The fee is payable per individual whose name appears on the document.


How it works

Whether you are applying for a new job or buying a property, you’ll need to share document copies to prove your ID and eligibility

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Download and fill in the form

Download and complete our ID checking service form.


If you do not have access to a printer, you can pick up a form in over 3500 selected branches.

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Photocopy your documents

Photocopy the documents you’ve been asked to provide. Make sure the copies are clear and easy to read.

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Visit a Post Office branch

Bring the form, your copies and originals along with payment to one of our selected branches.

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We’ll certify your documents

And confirm they are a true likeness of the original.


We’ll then return all your documents, the form and a payment receipt.

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Find your nearest branch

Use our branch finder tool to find your nearest Post Office where you can get documents certified. 

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Why Post Office?

  • Cheap and quick – from just £12.75 you can get document copies instantly.
  • Available at over 3500 Post Offices so 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.
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