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What is the difference between ‘Notarise true copy of original’ and ‘Original with notarisation’?

Essentially, both methods of notarisation have identical features. They both require sighting the original document by an Australian public notary, whereby a notarial certificate signed by an Australian public notary is bound by black ribbon & notary seal attached to a sighted document. Also, both methods of notarisation incur the same professional fees. However, the […]

What is meant by the term ‘Original without notarisation’?

Essentially, original without notarisation (OWN) is where a document is sent directly to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) without a notarial certificate signed by an Australian public notary that’s bound by black ribbon & notary seal attached to it. DFAT instead applies either an apostille stamp (for use in countries that are […]

Lebanese attestation

As with all embassies/consulates in Australia, there are certain specific requirements required in order to have documents attested. The Lebanese Consulate is no exception. For instance, if you are based in NSW, then you must have your documents attested through the Lebanese Consulate in Edgecliff, NSW. If you try to send through your documents to […]