Author: Vital Certificates

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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...

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Police Check Documents: Issuing bodies and attestation process

Some of the countries we provide attestation for such as the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia or Kuwait, require that our clients have Police Check Documents produced and attested. There are various issuing bodies who provide police check documents, as follows: ACPO Criminals Records Office (ACRO). These certificates are always issued with a signature from an official from the issuing body, so...

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Legalisation of Maltese Marriage Certificates

Every year, many British choose to marry abroad. Malta, is one of their main destinations, especially in Summer, as it is a perfect place to have a wedding in the sun. It is also close to ‘home’ and English is a co-official language there too. Another of the reasons why Britons choose to marry in Malta is that marriage laws make it...

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Top 5 tips about pet shipping to Dubai

If you decide to take your pets with you, they will also require some attention regarding this exciting move abroad. As usual, information is the key. So see what’s in our top 5: Make sure you they can be relocated. The Dubai Municipality has a restricted breeds list for dogs. Be sure your little friend isn’t on this list before you begin your shipping...

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Full Relocation Package

More information on Vital Certificates’ Full Relocation to the UAE Package: Cultural Awareness Training: Learn how to communicate effectively across different cultures, both at a personal and professional level, by being culturally aware. Avoid misunderstandings and miscommunication. Financial Health Check: Get the best advice on the best way to sort out your finances before leaving the UK. Ensure that you are...

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Relocation Services to the UAE

UK to UAE Relocation made simple Having helped over 50,000 British all over the globe with their certificate replacements, attestation/legalisation and translations since 2005, in 2013 we went a step further in our mission to help our expats as much as possible by launching a full relocation experience to the UAE. This complete service is tailored to your individual requirements...

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Bad news for English vineyards – British expats prefer Australian wine

As part of English Wine Week, findings from a survey recently conducted by Vital Certificates Ltd, a growing company providing support services to UK citizens overseas, have shown that most British expats prefer Australian wine (39.3%). The country, which is one of the favourite expat destinations for British seems to also be the one when it comes to their wine preferences. France, one...