I have now had power of attorney registered with the OPG. We did this ourselves as my mother refused to go to a solicitor. Some organisations are asking for a certified copy to be sent to them or put the original in the post. One said my mother could certify it herself by signing each copy. But do I have to write on each copied page "this is a certified copy" and then get her to sign it - all seems a bit perculiar. Luckily the bank say they would rather see the original and I have made an appointment to go in with my mother for this.