What does apostille country mean?

An Apostille is a certificate that authenticates the signature of a public official on a document for use in another country.

How to get apostille in Vietnam?

Vietnam has not joined Hague Convention on the Simplified Authentication of Documents. This means that documents from Vietnam cannot be legalized by apostille, they will only be recognized abroad after they undergo consular legalization.

How can I pay for my order?

We accept payment by cash or bank transfer. Normally you need to pay 50% when we receive documents. The remaining 50% must be paid when we finish the service and send you the scanned version; of course, before we deliver Original documents to you.

Can we courier documents to an overseas address?

Yes. Legalization.vn has received a lot of documents from individuals, organizations and businesses in Vietnam and abroad. After the documents are completed, we will courier them to address overseas on your request. Please specify the address to be informed the correct delivery fee. Our quote on consular legalization, embassy attestation fees always DOES NOT INCLUDE international delivery costs.

Can we notarize documents/certificates via legalization.vn ???

We can notarize or attest to your documents and certificates, but cannot witness to your Power of Attorney, contract, signature, because those are the authority of the Notary Public. Yet, we can refer you some prestigious Notary Public for paperwork. Then, you can get back to us for consular legalization, embassy attestation if needed.

Is Taiwan part of apostille country?

Taiwan is not a member of the Apostille Convention, therefore US documents to be used in Taiwan must be legalized by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in NY or by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office.

Is China a member of apostille?

The long-awaited Apostille Convention finally entered into force in China on 7 November 2023. The legalization process for foreign documents was replaced by an apostille by designated authorities in a foreign state.

Is Japan an apostille country?

Is Japan a member of the Apostille Convention? Yes, Japan is also a member/party to the Apostille Convention.

Is South Korea an apostille country?

South Korea is a member of the Apostille Convention? Yes, Japan is also a member/party to the Apostille Convention.

Is Vietnam an apostille country?

As of the present, Vietnam is not a member of the Hague Apostille Convention. Thus, foreign documents and papers intended for use in Vietnam must undergo consular legalization rather than Apostille.

Can I use an apostille in a different country?

An Apostille is a certificate that authenticates the origin of a public document. It is issued by a country that is party to the Apostille Convention to be used in another country which is also a party to the Convention.

Can you send scanned version to me after documents are completed?

Of course, we will send you a scanned copy to inform that documents have been completed. Please confirm the correct address to receive mail and pay the remaining fees so we can return the Original to you.

How long does consular legalization and attestation process?

This depends on the type of your document; the country you need to use the document and the nation that issued your document. Each paper will be checked and informed with exact information when we receive the scan by email. The fastest duration is 3 working days, and the longest paperwork is 6-8 weeks.

What are signatory countries?

The signatories of an official document are the people, organizations, or countries that have signed it.

Is Singapore part of apostille?

As Singapore is also a signatory state of the Apostille Convention.

Is Hong Kong a member of apostille?

Documents issued in Hong Kong are certified with an apostille in accordance with the Hague Convention of 1961 are recognized in all Member States of the Hague Convention.

Is Malaysia an apostille country?

Malaysia is not a member of the Hague Apostille Convention and any official document destined for this country will receive a Certificate from the Secretary of State.