Legalization of documents, certification of documents or signatures, translations

The Embassy of Sweden is able to act as Notarius Publicus in a limited amount of situations regarding issues concerning Swedish citizens or documents which should be referred to Swedish authorities.

Legalization of documents

Documents issued in Tanzania:

The Embassy in only able to legalize signatures made by authorized officials at the department for legalizations at the Tanzanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Documents issued in Sweden:

For legalization of Swedish Documents to be presented for foreign authorities, please contact the Judicial Unit at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm:

Utrikesdepartementets juridiska expedition
Telephone number: Int + 46 + 8 + 405 510 00 between 9 and 11.30 a.m.



The Embassy can certify that a copy of a document is true to its original


The Embassy can certify a signature made in the presence of a Swedish Embassy sent out officer.


The Embassy has no authorized translators.

For translations, please contact the Kammarkollegiet in Sweden.