Many people will, at some point, need their signature to be witnessed whether this is for a passport or mortgage application or some other form of declaration. A witness to a signature is indispensable for evidentiary purposes. Should someone refute the claim that they signed a document the witness can be contacted to testify that they did, in fact, witness the person signing the document.
As technology advances and we move into a digital age it appears an increasing number of documents are now issued electronically. Over recent years a number of organisations, in particular government departments have shown the biggest shift. This includes HMRC, Companies House and Courts issuing documents electronically. The dilemma when legalising documents is the apostille is physically attached to the document. So the questions is how can the apostille be issued to an electronic document?
We understand that customers want to save money when legalising their documents. Solicitor’s fees, government charges and embassy costs can all start to add up. At this point you may want to save money on sending your document abroad by selecting Airmail. However, this is not always recommended.