Fiji – Notary Public helping with Property and Probate

Notary public services for Property and Probate in Fiji

Fiji

As an experienced notary public, we assist clients with their interests in different countries all over the world – including Fiji.

For clients with property dealings and probate matters in Fiji, our notary public services have provided them with a cost-effective solution to their document signing requirements.

Documents intended to be used in Fiji, but signed in Australia must be notarised

Documents that have been signed in Australia but used in Fiji must be notarised. Otherwise, those documents may not be legally valid or recognised in Fiji, especially if you must submit them to a court or government department.

If you want to avoid any unnecessary delay or additional cost, you should first understand the formal requirements for documents to be used in Fiji. The best place to start is to ask your lawyer in Fiji for clear instructions as to what you need to do in Australia.

What do we do?

We regularly assist our clients whenever they buy or sell property in Fiji, or are required to complete documents for probate matters including estate management and other legal proceedings. In most cases, the documents should be prepared by lawyers in Fiji and sent, either by email or in a hard copy format, before being delivered to us for signing and sealing.

Some common documents that we see regularly from clients include:

  • power of attorney
  • affidavits and declarations for use in legal proceedings
  • contracts or agreements for buying and selling property
  • probate applications and renunciations for estates, and
  • applications regarding residency or citizenship in Fiji

Even if the documents that your lawyer in Fiji has sent you do not fall within any one of these examples, the likelihood is that those documents will still need to be notarised by a notary public. Properly notarising your documents with a notary public means your documents can then be used in Fiji without you having to leave Australia.

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Do you have any questions?

Sending documents from Australia to other countries can be complicated. We make it simple.

If your documents must be stamped with an apostille or authenticated and then legalised, we can help with that too. We've also created a flowchart to explain the process.

Not sure what you need? Contact us or visit our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

So, what's next?

Visit our Notary Fees page for a free quote for our notary public services. Otherwise, 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. We're 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.

Our office is 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 on this website is for general purposes only and correct at the time of publication. Only rely on information and advice that is specific to your situation and current at the time you wish to rely on it.