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VPNs are an essential piece of kit for expats. Here's why!Continue Reading...Don’t lose access to the sites you love overseas – VPN for expats
If you're dealing with businesses overseas, it can be easy to overlook the legalisation of commercial documents. You can't really afford to do that, though - find out why, and how to easily legalise them, in this blog!Continue Reading...Need Commercial Documents legalising?
If you have no idea what legalisation is or how it works, you're in the right place!Continue Reading...A Dummies Guide to: Legalisation
Legalisation is a tricky subject - it's easy to slip up and make a mistake. This article, the second in our Legalisation Fixers series, should help you avoid a few of the pitfalls of legalisation.Continue Reading...What Can Go Wrong With UAE Attestation?
Teaching English abroad with a TEFL qualification is becoming a popular option for many people who are looking to relocate. The chance to immerse yourself in the local culture through language can be a wonderful, rewarding and exciting experience. With this surge in popularity, a host of issues have come to light when qualified TEFL tutors are attempting to use these awards overseas. What are these issues and how can they be resolved?Continue Reading...All you need to know about legalising your TEFL for use overseas
Here at Vital Consular we're undertaking a virtual step challenge in order to fundraise for the British Heart Foundation. Many charities have struggled with funding during lockdown, so we chose a fundraising activity we could all get involved with, as well as keep up fit. We set a huge target of walking from our head office in Batley to our Middle East office in Dubai, but we're almost half way already!Continue Reading...Walking Batley to Dubai – Our journey so far
Who would imagine that there are so many terms for essentially the same concept? The process of taking a document issued in one country and making it legally recognised in another isn't exactly a straightforward process, but it is often made more complicated by differing terminology. Here we will explain the differences (and similarities) between these terms and clear up any confusion.Continue Reading...Document Verification, Legalisation, Notarisation, Authentication or Attestation?
The popularity of the “virtual fitness challenge” has boomed during the lockdown measures introduced across the globe. Not only has it given people a boost to their physical health, it’s worked wonders for mental health too. At Vital Consular, we…Continue Reading...A Journey of 4,417 Miles Starts Here
Christmas time is almost here, so we wanted to let you know about our opening times over the festive period.Continue Reading...Christmas and New Year Opening Times 2020
It may seem like an over-generalisation, but there is truth to the maxim "happy employees equals happy customers". At Vital Consular, we have always taken customer feedback to heart and have been focused on improving your experience at every stage of your journey, and we do the same for our staff too. Since January, we have been asking our employees for regular anonymous feedback via a monthly survey, and we're pleased to say that it has confirmed what we hoped; our staff are a happy bunch.Continue Reading...The key to happy customers is happy employees
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
Flights from the UK will expand in number and destinations from the beginning of July. With two of the largest European airlines resuming their flights from the 1st, as well as quarantine measures being dropped in the most popular tourist hot spots, we will certainly see a rise in holiday makers travelling overseas this summer.Continue Reading...Travel updates from July 1st – Where you can travel abroad
Being in lockdown has affected everyone differently. With many people working from home, some people furloughed and others still on the front line, everyone has had to adapt. As travel restrictions have remained in place also, most holidays have been cancelled or postponed for the foreseeable future, but do people still want to travel after going through this pandemic, or has it put people off international travel and relocation completely?Continue Reading...Lockdown – Has it put people off travel and relocation?
Adjusting to a new country, and even a new career certainly has its difficulties. Whether you’re looking to relocate overseas once lock down is eased, or simply looking at trying a new career path teaching online, now is the perfect…Continue Reading...Preparing for the recruitment boom – Expanding your skills in lockdown
With travel currently highly restricted across the globe, many are wondering what state the industry will be in once the Coronavirus epidemic is hailed to be over. With most people feeling the impact of the freeze in travel, and with many having to have holidays and other events cancelled, the travel companies themselves will be feeling anxious over the situation. Before you start planning or rescheduling your holidays, read our predictions on how the land will lie once the all-clear is given again.Continue Reading...Travel After COVID-19 – What Will It Be Like?