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What is Legalisation?

The formality by which the diplomatic or consular agents of the country in which the [public] document has to be produced, certify the authenticity of the signature, the capacity in which the person signing the document has acted and, where appropriate, the identity of the seal or stamp which it bears.*


*The Hague Conference’s Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Document, Article 2.


If you have an Australian document that needs to be used in a foreign country or by a foreign government, you will need to contact that country's consulate or embassy to check what their requirements are.


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Bargain Legal Pty Ltd (ABN 92 608 034 395) trading as Notary Express.


Address: Level 1, 422 Fitzgerald Street, North Perth WA 6006 Australia.


Mailing Address:  PO BOX 313, North Perth WA 6906 Australia.

Phone:  +61 8 6262 9701

Mobile:  +61 426 240 264

Fax:  +61 8 9328 6019


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