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Christopher Wilton & Jonathan Sharp

Notaries in Pontefract

Notarial services

MyNotary members, Christopher Wilton and Jonathan Sharp, provide a full range of notarial services in and around Pontefract, including : –

  • Powers of Attorney both personal and corporate
  • Academic certificates and making certified copies of various certificates
  • Company documents; for example, company resolutions, certificates of good standing and export documentation
  • Commissioner for Oaths service – statutory fee applies


We can arrange legalisation – sometimes known as adding an ‘Apostille’ where appropriate. The Apostille is a stamped certificate affixed to UK issued documents by The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). The FCO will check the document has been genuinely issued by a UK notary public.

Translation Services

Document in a foreign language? No problem.

If the document is not in English, the Notary can still certify it if he or she is satisfied that you fully understand the nature of the legally binding document about to be notarised. Some foreign language documents can be legalised; we can advise. 

Notary services ‘out of hours’

Please contact us for weekend and evening appointments. Enquiries can be made via telephone or email. We may be able to come to you, .

Click here for further information for the typical stages of a notarial transaction

Short notice meetings?

Our notary services across Yorkshire are often available at very short notice, please contact notary Pontefract to arrange an appointment.

What ID is required?

Please bring your passport with you and proof of address (such as a utility bill dated within the last six months). This information will enable us to be satisfied of your identity and to attest that you have appeared before us.

Charges and estimates

Notary Pontefract is often asked “what do notary services cost?” There is a minimum charge of £75 plus vat (total £90).  However, it does depend on the number of documents and what needs to be done.  Also, if the document needs an Apostille or legalisation as it is often called, there will be additional costs payable to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and, possibly to a foreign embassy.  Notary Chris Wilton or notary Jonathan Sharp will provide a breakdown of costs in advance.

How to pay

Fees may be paid by Bank Transfer – BACS,  Cash or by arrangement, invoice.

Regulatory Information

I have Professional Indemnity Insurance of up to £6 million. I  confirm that I am covered by a formal complaints procedure in the event that you are dissatisfied for more information.

How to travel to Christopher Wilson & Jonathan Sharp Notaries Public Pontefract:
10 Gillygate, Pontefract West Yorkshire, WF8 1PQ