Which documents can be legalised with an apostille?

An Apostille certificate can be obtained for any public document. The following list is by no means exhaustive, we have simply selected the most popular documents we receive. Please feel free to contact us to check if the document you want to use overseas can be issued an Apostille certificate.

Examples of the type of documents that can be issued with an Apostille certificate:

  • Disclosure Scotland Documents
  • Subject Access Reports
  • Criminal Record Checks
  • Adoption Certificates
  • Affidavits
  • Agreements & Mandates
  • Apprenticeship & Indenture Certificates
  • Awards & Degrees
  • Deeds & Wills
  • Diplomas & Transcripts
  • Baptism & Confirmation Certificates
  • Bills of Sale & Proof of Ownership
  • Birth Certificate
  • Marriage & Death certificates
  • Decree Nisi/Absolute & Annulments
  • Company Certificates of Incorporation 
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Executor of Will
  • Confirmation Judgments & Edicts
  • Indemnity Certificates
  • Name Change Deed Polls
  • Notary Oaths
  • National Identification Certificates
  • Passports
  • Permits & Identity Documents
  • Plans & Schematics
  • Power of Attorney & Letters of Authorisation
  • Private papers & Letters of Administration
  • Police Letters
  • to name but a few!

The following links have been provided as an example of how the apostille certificate is used in different situations. This list is by no means exhaustive and further advice can be sought by contacting one of our advisors.