Many people dream of owning their own overseas holiday home and do not consider which documents are required for the process. When purchasing a property overseas you will need to provide proof of identity, proof of earnings and you may need to appoint someone to act on your behalf if you cannot be present to sign all documents. You will also need to consider what will happen after you have purchased the property if the worst should happen. Who will be left to deal with your estate and what will happen to the property?
Under the British Nationality Act 1981 it is possible for individuals from a non-UK country to apply for British nationality. Individuals can apply for a certificate Naturalisation which is issued by the UK Border Agency if they meet strict criteria set by the UK government. Once the certificate has been issued it grants the individual the same rights as an individual who was born as a British national. This means the certificate can be used by individuals to apply for a UK passport.
What Information is Included in the Certificate?
When planning to work overseas you should consider any supporting documentation you may need before making any permanent decisions. Depending on the type of job you are applying for it is possible you will require a number of documents which need to be legalised. It is vitally important to ensure they are legalised correctly before moving overseas as this can delay your visa in some circumstances. From our experience the following 5 documents are the most common we legalise for employment overseas.
Are you are planning to get married on a white sandy beach or another far away location? With so many things to plan it’s likely you have not considered which documents you may need to take with you. In addition to this, do the documents need to be legalised with the apostille?
Overseas authorities may request a variety of different documents before they will conduct your overseas marriage. Below we discuss the 5 most common documents we process for clients who are getting married abroad.
Full UK Birth Certificate
Legalising your documents with the apostille can seem very confusing. After all, there are so many websites quoting different information, how do you know what to believe? We look at some of the most common myths when legalising your documents.
Foreign documents can be legalised in the UK
A certificate of incumbency is often required by UK companies who are trading overseas or have directors who are based outside the UK. The certificate can display a variety of details about the company. This includes anything from the company name to details about the shareholders.
Here at The Apostille Service, we understand that many of our clients are working to very tight time restraints and deadlines with overseas authorities. This is taken into consideration with every order that we process. We strive to process all orders with the utmost efficiency and complete most apostilles in just 1-2 working days.
We know, from assisting thousands of customers every year that many people have never heard of an apostille until they need one. Even more common is the frustration customers feel trying to work out the best way to get documents apostilled.
Not sure what document legalisation is and struggling to understand the best way to obtain an apostille quickly, people begin to search online for answers. With a lot of misleading advice and various websites offering to provide apostilles, it is understandable that customers sometimes need assistance.
Teaching English to students in another country is a great way of experiencing a new environment while being paid to teach. You get to discover a new culture and gain valuable experience working in a school or for an overseas company.
There are many organisations that provide placements or assist foreign schools with recruitment. You typically need a degree or relevant qualification, and a certificate that confirms you can teach English to people who do not speak English as their first language.
Any individuals looking to work in China have to legalise or attest their documents to obtain a visa. This involves several steps and requires them to be presented to a number of government offices.