Category: Legalisation

View our archive of legalisation articles. This topic includes legalisation advice for presenting various documents types around the world.

The process of legalisation is required where a document needs to be used officially in a country that differs from where it was issued.

Commonly this will require the document(s) to be validated by both the issuing and receiving country governments.

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Requirements for Teaching English Abroad

Teaching English as a Foreign Language, otherwise known as TEFL, is a great way to travel the world whilst also gaining teaching experience.  Whether you would prefer to explore Europe, have an awesome Asian adventure, hit South America, or anywhere else, there are schools everywhere looking for teachers; providing you with the opportunity to live and work in a whole...

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Get Exclusive Benefits when you join the Vital Consular Corporate Club

If you’re a company or a recruiter hiring overseas, you’ll have come across the term ‘Legalisation‘. The process can be lengthy, time-consuming and expensive, and it’s likely something both you and your candidates/future employees are worried about. As a business, are you doing the best for your company to make sure your new hires arrive in country without issues? As...

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Intellectual Property – Do you have the correct legal procedures in place?

Trading overseas is often the next step for entrepreneurs looking to expand their markets to new audiences. You may have an idea or product which you’ve specifically designed to target an audience abroad, but prefer to conduct your business in a different country. Whatever your business setup, it’s important to understand that your Intellectual Property is at risk of infringement in foreign markets if you don’t have the correct legal protection in place.

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English Teachers in China Being Exploited by Rogue Agencies and Schools

Vanessa Wachtmeister had moved to China to work as an English teacher on the back of promises made by her agency. They assured her that the process would be easy and seamless, and that she’d have the experience of her life teaching in the Far East. It ended with her leaving her apartment at the dead of night, changing her phone number, and paying $3,000 USD for a student visa to make sure the agency couldn’t trap her in the country for violating her contract.

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Who can witness a Power of Attorney in the UK – Solicitor or not?

What is a Power of Attorney? A Power of Attorney, or POA, is a legal document which transfers authority to act from one group or individual, to another. This could be a personal POA which allows someone to manage the financial affairs, property or care of another, or a company POA. If a personal Power of Attorney is being prepared...

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Documents issued outside of the UK? How to get them Legalised easily.

Modern life dictates that the country you grew up in isn’t always the one you studied, got married or had children in. But the legalisation of these documents has to take place in the country of origin. If you’re looking to move yourself or your family elsewhere but have documents issued from a number of different countries, where do you...

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Distance Learning Part 2 – Do Overseas Employers Accept Online Degrees?

Last time we turned the spotlight on online and distance learning qualifications, we identified which foreign embassies wouldn’t accept these for legalisation. This could deter candidates from even applying for positions overseas in both Qatar and Saudi Arabia. But are online degrees accepted by overseas employers? And if so, is there any way for someone with an online qualification to...

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Moving To Dubai From UK – 101 Insider Tips You Need To Know

Moving to the Middle East can be nerve-wracking, especially if the culture you will be adopting is very different to the one you’re used to. Our office in Dubai is staffed entirely by expats from various locations around the globe, so we’re well aware of how difficult it can be to settle it and make it feel like home.