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At Vital Consular we offer an urgent legalisation service, ensuring that anyone using their UK documents overseas can have them processed as quickly as possible if they're short on time. Wherever you are in the world, you don't have to go further than the post office to enjoy this speedy service. Our London office has a dedicated team of runners who go out daily submitting and collecting documents for you. Here's a look into a typical day for them, and how their expertise and knowledge allows us to offer you the most convenient and cost-effective urgent service possible.Continue Reading...Legalisation And Aggravation – Inside Information From Our Runner
It's becoming more and more common for people to move abroad to work, study or for a change of lifestyle in a new country. However, this can lead to a lot of complexity when it comes to their paperwork. Since we have colleagues situated in dedicated legalisation offices across the globe, we love a challenge when it comes to customers struggling to have their overseas documents legalised. Here's a look at some of the more unusual combinations we've handled for our customers in the past!Continue Reading...The Pitfalls of Overseas Document Legalisation – Complex Problems We’ve Solved
Moving overseas for a new job, or dealing with bureaucracy in a foreign country is usually a time-consuming and difficult task. You'll be bombarded by a number of new terms, such as "legalisation", "notarisation", "attestation" and "authentication", and it can be quite confusing to navigate your way through the maze to simply get documents legalised. What do you do if you've started the process yourself but come up against issues, delays and further complications?Continue Reading...Get Documents Legalised – Why it’s never too late to ask for help
With the prospective Brexit date of March 29th creeping ever closer, many British citizens are gearing up to try and claim citizenship in one of the remaining EU member states. Recent data shows that the number of British citizens successfully acquiring citizenship for another European Union country has more than doubled since 2016, the very year the Brexit referendum took place. If ensuring you retain your status as a citizen of an EU state is part of your plan, what do you need to begin the process?Continue Reading...Want to retain your EU Citizenship post-Brexit?
At present, Islamic marriages are not recognised as legally binding by UK law. This is out of step with many other religious ceremonies which are recognised such as Jewish and Quaker marriages. Unless the married couple go on to seek a civil ceremony, their marriage is not considered legal and will miss out on rights enjoyed by other married couples. Does this apply to other countries and can they be legalised for use overseas?Continue Reading...UK-Issued Islamic Marriage Certificates – Where Are They Recognised?
Degrees and college awards for use in Saudi Arabia must be verified by the SACB before the attestation, also known as legalisation, process can begin. Read how to get this initial stage completed, as well as the full attestation procedure.Continue Reading...Education document attestation for Saudi Arabia – the SACB
Are you trying to legalise your education documents for use in China? We understand this process can seem complicated, that's why we’re here to help with our step by step guide on the process.Continue Reading...How to Legalise an Education Document for China
Did you know that most export documents will require legalisation before you’re legally allowed to bring your goods into another country? A number of these documents exist and there are no end to the possible variations of document that exist across the world for moving goods from one country to the other. However, we’ve compiled a list of the ten most common ones below, to give you a head start and make sure you know the ins-and-outs of export document legalisation.Continue Reading...Ten Common Export Documents That Require Legalisation
Many couples are choosing to get married abroad nowadays, and Greece in particular is a very popular wedding destination around this time of year. Known for its warm climes, beautiful scenery and pristine beaches, this Mediterranean paradise caters to a large number of the 18% of Brits who are now choosing to get married abroad rather than in the UK.Continue Reading...Wedding Legalisation Checklist for Greece
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 …Continue Reading...UK Apostille Stamp Figures Released
British Nationals applying for a Qatari residence permit, work permit, transfer of sponsorship, Ministry registration, or for any other reason will be required to provide a valid Legalised Police Clearance Certificate from the UK in order to obtain their Qatari Certificate of Good Conduct.Continue Reading...Police Clearance Now Required in the State of Qatar