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Having businesses, property or other assets overseas can be stressful if you're unable to travel. During lockdown, we saw a huge increase in the number of people preparing Powers of Attorney in order to pass management of their assets on to someone in-country. If you're doing this for the first time, what do you need to be aware of?Continue Reading...Using a UK Power of Attorney Overseas? All You Need To Know
When deciding on a degree course to study, your main focus is choosing a quality provider and ensuring that the structure of study will fit in with your life. With so many adults deciding to re-train or boost their expertise around current jobs or family commitments, distance learning qualifications are becoming more and more popular. But what are the pitfalls you may face further down the line?Continue Reading...Can a Distance Education Certificate be Attested for use in Qatar?
Following an update from the Qatari Embassy, we can advise that Islamic Marriage Certificates can now be legalised for use in Qatar. There may be further requirements once you reach the country, but this is a step towards making things easier for those wishing to relocate to Qatar.Continue Reading...Qatar Accepts Islamic Marriage Certificates – Service Update
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.Continue Reading...UK Apostille Service – FCO Restarts Limited Functionality
If you are having your documents legalised for use overseas, you may run into issues if your name differs between your document and your official ID. This could vary for a host of reasons, including marriage, divorce, Deed Poll or simply not including your full name. To avoid experiencing delays and additional costs, this article will help you understand how to prepare your paperwork for processing.Continue Reading...Does your name differ on your documents? Avoid them being rejected for legalisation
Vietnam continues to gain the attention of those looking for a location to teach ESL, for the beautiful landscapes, friendly people and cost of living being low compared to other locations. As a legalisation for Vietnam specialist, we have extensive experience in helping those looking to start a new adventure.Continue Reading...Teaching in Vietnam – How To Legalise Your Documents
Towards the end of 2019, a new set of requirements came into force for employees working in certain sectors in Kuwait. There are additional documents to be provided, which will be subject to Kuwait Legalisation, as well as mandatory society memberships. Work permit renewals are being rejected without the correct approvals.Continue Reading...Document Requirements For The Engineering Sectors In Kuwait
As a legalisation and visa company, we have extensive experience in helping clients with the paperwork required to obtain their dream jobs in China. We've been dealing with documentation for China since 2006, and our expertise in handling TEFL qualifications is unrivalled in the industry. Below, our team have put together a complete guide for you to the paperwork you will require to secure your new teaching position!Continue Reading...Getting A Job In China – Complete Guide To Paperwork
If you previously lived in the United Arab Emirates and have since relocated to a new country, you will likely need to provide a UAE Police Clearance Certificate for your new residence permit or work visa. Obtaining these from overseas can be a pain, but it doesn't have to be complicated, as our Dubai team provides all the information you'll need.Continue Reading...Getting A UAE Police Clearance Certificate – The Complete Guide
At the end of December 2019, the Saudi Arabian Consulate in London made unannounced changes to the types of documents they were willing to attest. They've also made changes to the supporting information required to submit your documents to the SACB.Continue Reading...Saudi Tighten Their Guidelines On Work Permit Documents – SACB Attestation
Thailand is becoming an increasingly popular expat destination, especially for those wishing to teach ESL (English as a Second Language). Due to changes brought in by the government in May 2018 which now require all documents to be legalised in-country before travelling to Thailand, we've put together a complete guide on these processes.Continue Reading...Legalisation for Thailand – The Complete Guide
As of the 8th of November 2019, the process for legalising UK documents for China has changed. There have also been increases in the costs levied by the Chinese authorities as well as where the documents are handled. We have updated our full guide on these procedures which you can read here, but the following posts details the changes and how these could affect you.Continue Reading...The UK Legalisation Process for China Is Changing – New Costs Issued
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.Continue Reading...Intellectual Property – Do you have the correct legal procedures in place?
A Power of Attorney, or POA, is a legal document which transfers authority to act from one group or individual, to another. Learn about they do, and what is required for these documents to be legally accepted overseas,Continue Reading...Who can witness a Power of Attorney in the UK – Solicitor or not?
Getting married abroad is becoming ever more popular. With guaranteed sunshine and photo opportunities in some of the most beautiful destinations in the world, it's easy to see why! But what's involved with getting married overseas in terms of paperwork, and once you're married, is your certificate legal in your home country? We're offering a two-part blog post on the before and after of the processes you need to know about.Continue Reading...Getting Married Abroad Part 1 – What’s involved?