Proof of Identity & Document Witnessing Service in Spain

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Bamidele Ohiorenoya
13 Jun 2023

Service Details

Proof of Identity & Document Witnessing Service

This service is available across Spain

Who Is This Service For?

This service is designed to assist individuals who require a lawyer in Spain to witness the signing of important documents or attest to their identity, witness oaths etc. Typical situations include:

Passport Renewal: People from other countries who are living in Spain and need to renew their national passport will often require a lawyer or similar figure to verify their identity

Pensions & Investments: Expats managing pensions and investments in their home country will often need to verify their identity in order to be able to manage their investments and make orders for financial transfers.

Asset sales: Expats or those currently residing in Spain who are in the process of selling a property in their home country - or a third country - will often need to verify their signature approving the sale of the property.

Business professionals: Entrepreneurs and professionals engaged in cross-border transactions that involve Spanish legal requirements.

What Does This Service Consist Of?

  • Discuss with a lawyer your particular requirements
  • Arrange an appointment at an office convenient to your location
  • Quick processing of your documentation
  • Stamping and attestment of the required documentation
  • Confirmation cover letter from the lawyer if necessary


  • Consultation: The client contacts the lawyer to discuss their specific needs and to schedule an appointment.
  • Document review: The lawyer reviews the client's documents to ensure they are suitable for witnessing.
  • In-person meeting: The client and lawyer meet in person.
  • Witnessing and attestation: The lawyer witnesses the signing of the documents and may also attest to the client's identity.
  • Notarization: If required, the lawyer can notarise the documents to provide them with legal validity.
  • Official Translation: an official translation from/to Spanish can be arranged, where required.


By utilizing this service, clients can:

  1. Facilitate transaction in their home country/3rd countries without the need to travel
  2. Avoid suffering financial penalties if unable to travel to finalise a transaction
  3. Save time and money

What Does This Service Consist Of?

  1. Document review and validation
  2. In-person meeting with the client
  3. Witnessing the document signing
  4. Attestation of client's identity
  5. Optional notarisation of documents
  6. Optional translation of documents
  7. Provision of legal advice and guidance as needed.

Free Support Services Included

When combined with the free and innovative Advocate Abroad support services you can be sure that you are obtaining completely transparent legal services from registered and regulated English-speaking lawyers abroad.These support services include:

  • Verification of the regulatory status of your professional.
  • Fees as recommended by the Local Professional Body
  • Fees specified in advance and legally guaranteed.
  • Service levels agreed in advance and guaranteed.
  • All professionals must hold professional indemnity insurance.
  • Professionals' proficiency in English monitored.
  • Continuous quality controls and reviews.

Why choose Advocate Abroad?