Notary Public Services – Notary Public assisting international business

Notary public services for international trade and commerce

You will probably require the services of a notary public if you are looking to expand your business internationally by venturing into overseas foreign countries.

Formal documents confirming personal identity or business and company registrations in Australia will need to be notarised by a notary public and perhaps even legalised through apostille or authentication by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Attempting to obtain the same services from a justice of the peace or commissioner of oaths is likely to lead to rejection as only notarial acts by a notary public will be recognised and accepted in other countries. Notary services are unique to notary publics.

We are experienced in assisting Australian businesses venturing into countries such as China, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and India with the notarisation of their legal and business documents.  We offer the services of a notary public to assist you with all formal documentation required by international and multinational businesses.

If you have a lawyer or an agent in the intended destination country, check the legal requirements of that country to ensure that whatever you do in Australia in terms of preparing, signing or notarising the document will be legally valid and acceptable according to the laws of the destination country.

Document Legalisation Process in Australia (including apostille)

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Do you have any questions regarding this article?

Whether you're notarising a document for the first time or the hundreth time, the requirements, processes, and terms can be confusing and daunting - or just a pain and a hassle (especially if you need an apostille, or to authenticate or legalise as well). Don't worry! We're here to simplify it, explain it, and help you with what you need to achieve it.

Contact us or visit our Frequently Asked Questions for more information about our notary public services. We've also created a flowchart to help explain notarisation, apostille, authentication and legalisation.

So, what's next?

Visit our Notary Fees page for a free quote for our notary public services or just call us on +61 2 9687 8885 to speak with our friendly team about your requirements.

Why choose Phang Legal for your notary public services?

We're a leading provider of notary public services in Sydney known for our experience and expertise in notarising documents for other countries, our low-cost fixed fees and service offering, and our availability to help on short notice. With our offices conveniently located in Parramatta, the geographic centre of the Sydney metropolitan area, we help clients from across Sydney and beyond with personal, professional and timely notary public services.

Ern Phang, Notary Public
Ern Phang
Notary Public

This website is maintained by Phang Legal, a boutique law firm in Parramatta and a leading provider of quality notary public services to satisfied clients across Sydney.

Ern Phang is a director of Phang Legal and a notary public (since 2005). Ern regularly writes about his experiences as a notary public and the issues faced by his clients in sending documents to other countries.

All information contained in this article is for general purposes only and correct at the time of publication. Only rely on information and advice specific to your situation and current at the time you wish to rely on it.