The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (United Kingdom) promotes the United Kingdom's interests overseas by supporting the citizens and businesses of the UK around the globe. The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has a worldwide network of embassies and consulates. It employs over 14,000 people in nearly 270 diplomatic offices. It works with international organizations such as the EU, NATO, the United Nations, the UN Security Council and the Commonwealth to promote UK interests and global security.
The primary responsibilities of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office are to:
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office is a ministerial department, supported by the following 11 agencies and public bodies.
The Secretary of State has overall responsibility for the work of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, with particular focus on:
Responsibilities of the Minister of State for Europe and the Americas at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office include:
Responsibilities of the Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office include:
Responsibilities of the parliamentary under Secretary of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Minister for the Middle East and Africa) include:
Responsibilities of the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Minister for Asia and the Pacific) includes:
Do you have an official UK document that you want to get legalized or attested, so that it can be used in Qatar? In order to get your official UK document attested, you will have to go through many steps and get your document attested from various government offices in UK and Qatar. One of the United Kingdom offices that should attest your document is the Legalization Office of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK.
The Legalisation Office will check the document, including whether the signature, stamp or seal is genuine and will legalize the document by attaching a stamped official certificate to it. We provide UK attestation services for all UK official documents which includes documents such as the:
Please note: The Legalization Office of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK does not legalize documents issued outside the UK. You will have to get them attested in the country they were issued.