Author: Vital Certificates

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UK Apostille Service – FCO Restarts Limited Functionality

Following a closure of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) UK Apostille service in March 2020 due to staff shortages owing to the recent Coronavirus outbreak, Vital Consular has now been notified that a limited UK Apostille service will be reinstated from Tuesday 7th April 2020. How is the service limited? Private individuals and companies are not allowed to access...

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UAE Suspends Good Conduct Certificate Requirement

Letter Sent To Embassies To Confirm The Postponement In an about-turn from their notification earlier this year, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFA) has now issued a directive to all Embassies worldwide that from the 1st April they are postponing the requirement for Good Conduct Certificates to be provided when applying for a UAE Residence Visa....

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Police Clearance Certificates Required for UAE Work Visa

The requirement for Good Conduct Certificates is currently postponed. Read our update here.  Official UAE news agency WAM reported this month that the UAE Coordination Committee approved a Cabinet Resolution issued in 2017, stipulating that from the 4th February 2018 expatriates who apply for work visa in the UAE must first obtain a certificate of good conduct.

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Vital Certificates Named As Finalist In Amazon Growing Business Awards

We are proud to announce that Vital Certificates has been named a finalist in the 2016 Amazon Growing Business Awards. Nominated within the Triumph Over Adversity category, the company demonstrated its ability to both triple in size to revenues of over £1m, and expand internationally when it opened its first overseas branch in Dubai last year, despite trading through a formal...

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UK Apostille Stamp Figures Released

In a report published this week by the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), following a Freedom of Information Request back in May, the FCO has released details of its Apostille activities for the last financial year. Incredibly, between April 2014 and March 2015, there were 471,796 Apostilles issued from the Legalisation Offices in Milton Keynes and London. The last...

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Where we work…

The world’s a big place. And yet people are constantly moving and needing their documents to follow alongside. As attestation and legalisation specialists, we’ve helped thousands of companies and individuals prepare their documents for use in another country. Regardless of where your documents were issued (we’ve handled documents from the UK, US, Russia and even Angola to name but a...

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“What do I do if I have lost my Birth Certificate?”

It is quite common that we only realise we have lost something when we need it. This is what usually happens with vital documents like Birth Certificates. It is a big deal, of course, especially if you REALLY need them, but although you may feel like the world has ended, the solution is as simple as requesting a new one....

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7 essential to-dos before travelling abroad

When travelling abroad, we sometimes do not realise how different another country can be from our own, assuming that all we need to do is to hold a valid passport. This assumption may cause some issues that end up spoiling our trip. To avoid that from happening, here’s a helpful list of 7 essential to-dos before travelling abroad: Check your...

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A paperwork-free wedding in the Dominican Republic

Incredible beaches, a more than pleasant climate and the feeling of life slowing down while being there are only a few reasons why many British choose to get married in the Dominican Republic. If only the law regarding foreign marriages was easier to deal with…! But it can be! Here at Vital Certificates we can prepare all the needed legalised documents for...

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How do you Legalise Commercial Documents?

In the complex world of the attestation and legalisation of documents, the way the process works doesn’t only differ depending on the country you require the documents to be prepared for, but also the kind of documents you need to legalise. Take the difference between personal and commercial documents. Although for some countries commercial documents are the same as personal ones...