Yes, we will bind your documents if you have multiple pages, and your documents must be legalised, by authentication or apostille, through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The binding will include a notary certificate.
How will you bind my documents?
If your documents need to be bound, or we attach a notary certificate to your documents, we will bind your documents with ribbon and secure the ribbon to your documents or our notary certificate with our seal. This form of binding will be accepted by DFAT and by most foreign offices and countries all over the world.
What about DFAT binding?
In addition to or instead of us binding your documents, DFAT may also bind your documents if you require authentication or an apostille and you have more than one document or if we attach a notary certificate to your documents. Please be aware that DFAT charge a different fee for bound documents. Sometimes if you have many pages, binding your document will be a cheaper option than stamping each page separately. For more information regarding how DFAT treat bound documents, also visit
We will discuss the options with you to ensure that we provide you with the most cost effective solution to meet your requirements and satisfy the legal formalities of the intended destination country.
FAQs for documents requiring notary public services
If you have questions regarding documents for your intended destination country, please review the frequently asked questions here or call our office on 02 9687 8885 to speak to our notary public.
- Do you prepare documents for overseas?
- Do you have stamp paper or bonded paper?
- Do you have any templates for what the document needs to look like or the wording?
- Do my documents need to be in English or in any other language?
- My documents are on email or in a USB stick, can I print them at your office?
- Will you notarise an electronic document?
- Will you bind my documents?
- If I need certified copies of original documents, do I need to bring my own copies?
- Do I need to bring the document myself or I can send someone else?
- My document needs to be witnessed but I have already signed it. Can it still be notarised?