Can Singapore issue apostille?

Can Singapore issue apostille?

To operationalise the Apostille Convention, the Singapore Academy of Law is authorised to issue Apostilles for all Singapore documents bound overseas with effect from 16 September 2021. For documents originating in Singapore to be used in Brazil, please approach the Singapore Law Academy on the legalization process.

Is Singapore an apostille country?

Singapore has become the latest jurisdiction to adopt the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents, which is also commonly referred to as the Apostille Convention or the Hague Convention.

Is Singapore part of Hague Apostille?

On September 16, 2021, Singapore’s accession to the HCCH 1961 Apostille Convention (Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents) became effective.

Is Singapore part of the Hague?

Singapore is a party to the Hague Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil and Commercial Matters. The Singapore Central Authority for the Hague Evidence Convention designated to receive letters of request for the taking of evidence is the Supreme Court of Singapore.

Who can issue Apostille in Singapore?

The Singapore Academy of Law
The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) is Singapore’s designated Competent Authority for the legalisation/apostillation of documents in Singapore for overseas use.

Do I need an apostille?

You will need an Apostille if all of the following apply: the law of the country where the document was issued considers it to be a public document, and. the country in which the document is to be used requires an Apostille in order to recognise it as a foreign public document.

How can I Legalise a document in Singapore?

Bring the documents to a local Notary Public for legalisation. Legalised documents should be brought to the Foreign Affairs Office of the province or municipality for attestation. After the attestation by FAO, the documents should then be brought to the Singapore Consulate-General for legalisation.

How can I legalize a document in Singapore?