In the case of certifying the copy of a document, the consul shall

  • authenticate a copy made by the client after presentation of the original document, or
  • make a copy of the presented original document and certify that it is the valid equivalent of the original.


How to apply

You can submit your application for authentication either in person (by appointment) or by post. For an in-person application, appointment shall be booked through the online booking system. For appointment, please select “Certified copies”. No additional appointment is needed if legalisation is related to other consular procedures (e.g. citizenship application or registration of marriage).

If you wish to submit your application by post, please contact us at


Required documents

You should submit the original document.

Applicants should present valid proof of ID (passport, ID card, driving license).


How much does it cost?

Please check this web page for the latest fees.

Please note that we are a cashless office, card payment only!