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What is the best way to legalise my documents?


If you are seeking to pass official documents between countries, you will need to have the papers translated and legalised.

If you follow a proper legalisation method, such as our own apostille legalisation services, your documents should be accepted by the recipient body without the need for further proof of the authenticity of the stamps or seals.

However, you should be aware that not all countries have signed up to the Apostille Convention, meaning that further authentication may be required when you send documents to these countries. Before you send your documents abroad, you should make sure that your recipient country has accepted the Apostille certification.

Where is the best place to get my documents legalised?

What more efficient way of getting your documents legalised could there be than making the most of our apostille legalisation services here at Documents and Visas Ltd?

We have the ability to translate your documents, if necessary, and provide an extremely fast turnaround on your purchase. Your documents are processed within one working day and can be sent out to other addresses within the UK free of charge. With a service and quality like this, it's no wonder that so many people trust us to take care of their business and personal needs.

You can use our online form to upload the documents to be legalised, and will be able to make your payment within seconds. Once we receive your documents, we will aim to get them checked and returned as soon as possible. In fact, you can even enjoy a same-day delivery service from us if we receive your documents a day in advance and by 1pm.

When time is of the essence, you can trust us to get the job done here at Documents and Visas Ltd.

What documents can be legalised?

Qualifications, diplomas, court documents, decree absolutes, utility bills, documents destined for Companies House and baptism certificates can all be registered using apostille legalisation services, provided that they are in the correct format and contain all of the necessary signatures and seals.

The list of approved documents is far more exhaustive than those mentioned above, so if you are in any doubt, it's worth contacting our team here at Documents and Visas Ltd to discuss your requirements further.