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Here’s where you’ll find the latest on the process of document legalisation, travel visas and expat life, all put together by our team of experts. From updates and announcements to in-depth guides, our team works hard to simplify the complexities, and ensure you get the most accurate and up-to-date information for your needs.

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Document Legalisation

Attesting UK documents for the UAE – all you need to know

If you dream of living in the sunshine with beaches on your doorstep, then you might be considering moving to the UAE, a place renowned for it glamorous social scene, year-round sun and large expat community. But before you pack your suitcase it’s important to understand the paperwork involved in moving abroad whether it’s for work or as a dependent.

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ACRO or ICPC – Which Police Clearance Certificate do you need to teach ESL overseas?

There are several types of Criminal Record Checks available for those living in the UK, which you can read about here. If you’re teaching ESL overseas, which one should you apply for? Here we will look at the types of clearance certificates that are most commonly requested for these job roles and which you may be required to provide.

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UK Apostille – Everything You Need To Know About UK Legalisation

Legalisation can be a complicated procedure. With various terms for what is essentially the same process, and a range of factors affecting the process depending on your personal circumstances, things can get stressful. Apostille process can be full of pitfalls for the uninitiated, so we’ve created this definitive guide which covers everything you will need to know.

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Travel Visas

Getting a tourist visa for Egypt – Which type is right for you

Egypt is a popular tourist destination, with over 9 million people travelling there each year. With its ancient history and luxury resorts, it’s clear to see why. Whether you are planning on exploring the Valley of the Kings, relaxing by the pool or cruising down the Nile, Egypt has plenty to offer to make every visit exciting and unique. Find out which visa type you’ll require for your trip, to avoid any delays.

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Planning A Cruise? Don’t Get Caught Out By Visa Requirements

Despite the UK having one of the strongest passports in the world, there are still countries which require a UK passport holder to obtain a pre-travel visa or travel authorisation to visit. With changes to travel requirements post-Brexit likely, and trips stopping at more destinations than ever, the likelihood of requiring at least one visa for a cruise is increasing.

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What’s happening in 2020 – Get your visa sorted for the big events of the year!

The year ahead will be full of exciting events across the globe, including many large sporting events that are sure to attract thousands of visitors. After experiencing long waiting times for visa appointments and extended processing times for visas in busy periods in 2019, we’re here to give you the heads up so you don’t miss out on that special trip to the big events of 2020!

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About Vital Consular

Vital Consular has been helping people live and work abroad since 2006. With a unique global network, we can handle documents from more countries than any other company in the sector. No matter where you’re coming from and going to, we can process even the most complex requests with our in-country experts.

What makes us different is our team. Our customers can easily speak to a real person, meaning they get a completely personalised service and peace of mind that they’re getting exactly what they need. Our outstanding customer support is backed up by our professional and reliable service and our specialist expertise.

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