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Notarial and documentary services guide for Cuba


You must make an appointment for each service that requires your personal attendance. Use the links after each service to make an appointment. A member of staff will contact you to confirm your appointment. First published. This service is for customers who need a certified copy of a British passport. What you will need to bring with you:

Services we provide in Cuba

  • certificate of non impediment
  • make a certified copy of a British passport

The consulate at the British Embassy in Havana can provide a range of notarial and documentary services for British nationals in Cuba.

What to bring to your appointment

Where local notaries can provide services, the British consulate will not provide them. In many cases local notaries or lawyers can provide services more cheaply, quickly and conveniently.

Make a certified copy of a British passport

See the individual services below of supporting documents to bring. Make sure you have acceptable proof of address and identity, and payment for any consular fees. Fees can be paid in cash or by a credit or debit card. Book an appointment to make a certified copy of a British passport at the British Embassy Cuba

  • your British passport
  • the correct fee
  • proof of identity and address

This information is provided as a general guide and is based upon information provided to the embassy by the relevant local authorities and may be subject to change at any time with little or no notice. Accordingly the FCDO and the British embassy will not be liable for any inaccuracies in this information. British nationals wishing to obtain any further information must contact the relevant local authority.

Data protection

For information about documents relating to marriage, such as the certificate of no impediment (CNI), please see getting married abroad.


Legalisation of documents was removed from the list of services

Published 17 April 2013
Last updated 13 February 2024 + show all updates

  1. 13 February 2024 Refunds of consular fees are not given for certificates or notarial services that are not accepted by the requesting authority. Fees for consular certificates and documents are paid at the consulate on the day of the appointment and can be paid by credit card, debit card or in cash.
  2. 17 April 2013 The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office holds and uses data for purposes notified to the Information Commissioner under the Data Protection Act 1998 (which may be viewed at Information Commissioner’s Officer. Such personal data may be disclosed to other UK government departments and public authorities.


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