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Apostille Convention now in effect in Canada

 In Summary Public documents with apostille certificates issued by a competent authority in the countries that are part of the Apostille Convention will be accepted by Canadian courts without the need for legalization. Private documents, such as powers of attorney from individuals or companies, still need to be notarized to become public documents. The apostille …

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DOCUMENT LEGALIZATION – CHINA JOINED APOSTILLE CONVENTION

China has become the latest country to adopt the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents, which is also commonly referred to as the Apostille Convention or the Hague Convention. China has been a member of the Hague Conference since 1987, but has long failed to ratify the Apostille Convention and …

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Where can I apostille documents in South Africa?

South Africa is a signatory of the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents, also known as the Apostille Convention, and is verified to issue apostilles. The Hague Convention is compiled for apostille documents to be valid in other signatory nations. The intention is to replace outdated …

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