Prior to the introduction of Apostille Certificates, the burden fell on international governments, Courts and businesses to ascertain whether foreign public documents were authentic.
An Australian public document must be "legalised" or formally proved valid and genuine, before it is accepted by overseas businesses, governments or courts.
Apostille Certificates prove conclusively that Australian public documents are authentic and genuine for this purpose.
However, Australian public documents legalised by Apostille Certificates are restricted in their use to only those countries which are signatories to The Hague Convention.
If not a signatory, full document legalisation by the foreign country's Embassy or Consulate in Australia is necessary.How to Order
Michael Frederick Twemlow was admitted to practice as a solicitor, attorney and barrister in NSW, Australia in 1965.
He is semi-retired from general legal work allowing him to concentrate exclusively and efficiently on providing apostille/legalisation/notary services worldwide.
His clients include many large Australian and multi-national companies. He also acts for various Australian and international commercial enterprises.
Michael is a member of the International Union of Notaries, The Law Society of NSW, The Society of Notaries of NSW, and Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Notaries.
We provide fast and efficient Apostille or Embassy/Consulate legalisation services required for Australian public documents wherever you are located..within Australia or elsewhere around the world.
Let us take these important, complicated, and time-consuming processes off your hands.
Our Apostille/Legalisation service saves you time and money by processing your paperwork directly with the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade.
Apostille Australia Certificate Service provides professional legal advice and services and undertakes on behalf of its clients the legal processes associated with the legalisation of all Australian public documents for use overseas.
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