Legalising Documents for the Exportation of Goods

Trading internationally will increase the sales potential of any company and, with this in mind, it is easy to see why many companies will aim to sell their goods globally. The document requirements and regulations for the exportation of goods vary widely from country to country. It is essential to check what paperwork will satisfy the requirements of the local authorities in the country any goods are to be exported to.

What Documents Are Required?

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Confirming the Structure of a Company

UK companies conducting business internationally, setting up overseas branches or opening a bank account in another country will often need to provide evidence of the structure of the UK registered company.

Various documents can be used for this purpose and these documents will usually require legalisation before they are presented overseas.

Certificate of Good Standing

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The Rise of Digital Documents and the Future of the Apostille Certificate

The issuance of digital documents is becoming increasingly prevalent in the continually evolving information age of today. At present, the apostille is a certificate attached to a physical document which raises the question of how to legalise a document that exists in an electronic format only.

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Why are Some Documents Rejected for FCO Legalisation?

Customers contacting our office are often frustrated that their document has been rejected by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). When documents are rejected they are returned by the FCO apostille service with a standard letter that lists the reasons your document may not be suitable.

In this article we look at some of the common reasons documents are returned by the FCO legalisation team.

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Apostille Service Reviews and Feedback

Researching apostille services can be a little confusing at first. You will find several services offering different speeds of service and fees that can vary widely. Offering a fast apostille service and the lowest prices, we are proud of our reputation within the industry.

In addition to the thousands of personal customers that select our service, we also assist larger businesses. Many employment agencies, solicitors, notaries, accountants, and international companies trust us every day with their documents.

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Apostille for Criminal Record Checks

We have seen an increase in the number of criminal record checks legalised over recent years. The document can be required for many different reasons. Some of the common reasons our clients require legalisation for criminal record checks is for relocating overseas or applying for jobs in foreign countries. Future employers or government offices request the criminal record check as part of the verification process.

The documents can be issued by a number of different organisations in many different formats. Some of the common certificates we process are:

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