How Are Documents Verified?

In order for any document to be legalised with the UK apostille the document must be signed by a person of a recognised legal standing or stamped by a recognised legal authority. The legal signatory will verify the document before adding their signature or seal. There are several means available to verify a given document.

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How to Obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct for a UAE Visa Application

Earlier this year it became mandatory for those seeking a UAE employment visa to provide a certificate of good conduct. A certificate of good conduct simply refers to a criminal record check issued in an applicant’s home country or the country they have resided in for the past 5 years. Here is what you need to know about obtaining and legalising the document. 

There are various organisations in the UK that can issue a criminal record check. The most common certificates we legalise for use in the UAE include:

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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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