We provide Notary Public services to individuals, large and small businesses, Lawyers, Banks, and Statutory Authorities.
We offer a full range of Notarial Services including taking your declarations and affidavits, certification of original documents, verification of identity, corporate verification, obtaining of Authentications or Apostilles and obtaining legalisation of documents from Embassies or Consulates.
Our aim is to provide you with the most efficient, professional, and convenient service and we look forward to being of assistance to you. Australian Notary Services is a highly regarded notarial service renowned for producing high quality, accurate documentation.
Your document will be attested by the respective Embassy of the country of origin. After this, your document will then be attested at regional, state and Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) level.
The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) is the government department responsible for maintaining the foreign relations with other nations. If you’re travelling to any of the gulf countries listed (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates) then Attestation is mandatory for your documents.
The Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT)) is authorised to provide Attestation of the documents that can be used in the Hague Apostille Convention Countries.
What is this Hague Apostille Convention? Hague Apostille Convention is an Act made in 1961 to abolish the requirement of repeated verification of foreign public documents by the governments of member countries.
Apostille attestation is a way of attesting the required documents, so that they can be made admissible in any country that belongs to the Hague Convention countries list. It’s legally accepted in more than 116 countries, most of the European & American countries accept the format.
AAS have the knowledge and expertise to understand the needs of our clients for Attestation or apostille legalisation. If you need professionals, with quick and reliable attestation services, contact us now.
We can only legalise Australian public documents, such as:
We recommend you read this handy reference guide in full before you start your application for the document verification, authentication, and notarisation process of your documents.
This will ensure you can organise and collate your documents so we can get to work right away. And we aim to make the whole process as easy and smooth as possible.
Our guide below will help you understand the requirements of an application and avoid delays in processing. Updates to the process may be issued at any time.
You may need either an apostille or an authentication for your documents, so find out first what is the best solution for you needs.
Ask the overseas authority which documents you need legalised. AAS can’t advise you what you need legalised to use in another country.
Confirm the documents are eligible for legalising. We cannot verify certain international documents (e.g., birth certificates in another language, without a NAATI translation).
Some countries require additional services for notarisation of documents such as Attestation, Apostille and authentication. To find out if you’ll need any additional services, please check your destination country by starting the “START Your Notarisation” process.
We can also notarise signing documents in English, in your language, or both English and your language and will show a disclaimer stating that you are not fluent in that language. Let us know if this your situation.
Gather your documents and call us to make an appointment.
Once you think you have all this information and know what you need done, then get in touch.Get in touch
IMPORTANT: All information contained in this article is for general purposes only and correct at the time of publication. Only rely on information and advice specific to your situation and current at the time you wish to rely on it.