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About apostilles

Do you want to use a sworn translation abroad? Then you will often need an apostille.

What is an apostille?

An apostille is an official declaration to certify that the signature of the sworn translator on your document is valid. It is often required to use your document for official purposes abroad. Apostilles are valid in all countries that have signed the Apostille Treaty. 

What is a ‘normal’ legalization?

Legalization is the process of ensuring a document can be used for official purposes in a different country. 

If you want to use a translation in a country that has not signed the Apostille Treaty, our sworn translators first have to request a legalization of the translation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

This legalized translation then has to be legalized once more by the consulate or embassy of the country where you want to use the translation.

How can I get an apostille or legalization?

If you need an apostille or legalization on your sworn translation, our sworn translators can request them for you. 

Request a free quote for a sworn translation with apostille now.

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