A legal document proving the death and those who will inherit, used for the purpose of transferring or dividing the properties and belongings as well as the rights of the dead person. Inheritance Letter can be prepared in the presence of one of the Inheritors at the Consulate section of the Embassy. All other inheritors whom are living in UK or any other countries are not necessary required to be present.
How to Apply
Applications for Inheritance Letter are considered strictly in person at the Consulate Section of the Embassy and must follow below steps;
- Book an appointment online
- Prepare the required documents
- Presence of the inheritors/inheritress as well as Three confessors and Two male witnesses
- Attend your appointment with all the required documents as well as the witnesses
What documents you need to bring
- Formal letter of request ‘Areeza’
- Duly filled and signed application form.
- Copy of the Passport or Tazkira (National ID) of the each inheritors/inheritress
- Copy of the Passport or Tazkira (National ID) of the each confessors
- Copy of the Passport or Tazkira (National ID) of each witnesses
- Proof of addresses in the UK of the each confessors and witnesses
- One Passport size photos of the each confessor and witnesses
- Death Certificate of the demised person.
Same day Service usually takes 1 to 1.5 hrs if all the documents are well prepared
- Email -firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tel: 02075844443
Once your appointment is confirmed you can send all the required documents to email@example.com for a draft to be prepared beforehand. This will help reduce your wait time at the consulate which normally can take up to 2 hours.
After the application is submitted, a draft will be handed over to the client for review. It is the applicant’s responsibility to check and confirm the content of the prepared Inheritance Letter before signing it. The fee paid is non-refundable. Should any changes need to be brought to the content of the document, a new IL must be applied for and a new fee applies.