Authxperts specialises in obtaining Apostille Certificates for all original Australian public, educational , company and commercial documents.
Apostille is acceptable in Hague member countries as per Hague Convention of 1961 (Abolishing the requirements of legalization of foreign public documents). Apostille is a French word (pronounced “ah-poh-steel”), meaning a certificate issued by government of a country, authenticating the signature and or seal of a public official on a public document issued by that country, and intended for use in a foreign country.
Australian public, company, commercial or educational documents, including documents witnessed, certified and sealed by an Australian Notary Public, when affixed or attached with an Apostille Certificate issued by the Australian Government, will automatically be accepted for legal use in foreign countries that are signatories to the Hague Convention. As more and more countries are joining the convention so the list provided on this link is updated on regular basis. Hague Apostille Member Countries
Apostille Australia Certificates are restricted in their use to those countries which are signatories to The Hague Convention; otherwise a full embassy or consulate legalisation procedure is necessary.
Australia is a member of The Hague Convention, having ratified it on 9th August, 1994.
We attend to all the necessary apostille process in Australia, attending to Solicitor office on your behalf, submitting your documents to DFAT and also to relevant embassy or consulate as necessary.
Each consulate has different requirements for legalization and we can guide you through the necessary steps. e.g., Each Embassy or Consulate has its peculiar opening hours, rules, procedures, guidelines, and fees payable, all of which you must deal with to legalise your Australian document for use in their country. It is a tricky and sometimes costly exercise to conduct on your own. Some consulates may require a written translation of the contents of a document from the English language into their country’s own language, and that such translation be authenticated by the Australian Government also. Some countries require a Chamber of Commerce Certificate affixed to commercial documents as well as authentication. Also, their working hours and days are also dependent on their national holidays and religious days.
This Apostille process is also highly dependent on the type of document and whether you require apostille on the original document or copies. Process for apostille or authentication in case of educational documents also involves verifications from the university, board or institution involved that issued the certificates.
Authxperts attend to all these issues to arrange your Apostille or Consular Legalisation process go smooth.
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Apostille Australia Desk
Level 9 Avaya House
123 Epping Road
North Ryde NSW 2113