Apostilled documents are normally required by non-UK residents who have opened a UK limited company. Some countries require the company documents to be officaially legalised before they can be used outside the UK. An Apostille Certificate is a way of officially authenticating the company documents for use in other countries.
The authentication is provided by an official Government Department the Foreign & Commonwealth (FCO), they check and verify the documents which ensue they are accurate and correct and are party to the 1961 Hague Convention.
An apostille document may be used when trying to open a bank account in a foreign country outside of the UK.
Many of our clients choose the Appostilled document service to enable them to open a bank account in a foreign country.
You can choose the following Apostille service on your documents:
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Please note: Documents can take up to 10 days to be certified by the FCO.
Frequently Asked Questions for Apostilled documents
I dont know what ‘Apostille’ means?
Apostille means in simple terms to certify and authenticate an official document. We provide a certificate that proves your company documents are genuine. The person who signs and authenticates an appostille document is called a notary and the Foregin & Commonwealth Office will attach the Appostille Certificate.Why do you need a document that has been Apostilled?
People choose to have their documents Apostilled as it ensures that the official docuemtns have been certified authentic.
Where can i use my Apostilled document?
105 countries are attributed to the 1961 Hague Convention you can find out more information by visiting the official website here.
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