Important Announcement regarding DFAT Apostille

From 2 November 2016, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) will provide apostille and authentication services by appointment only. If you have a document that needs to be stamped with an apostille (or be authenticated), you must first make an appointment with DFAT before attending their offices. For more information regarding DFAT, obtaining an apostille or an authentication, please call their 'Document Legalisation Information Service' on 1300 935 260.

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Ern Phang
Notary Public

Ern Phang is the solicitor director of Phang Legal and a notary public. Ern regularly writes about his experiences as a notary public, including the kinds of problems and solutions that his clients face when sending documents to India.

IMPORTANT: the information in this article is correct at the time of publication, however the law constantly changes. This means you should always refer to the most recent articles because we try to update this blog on a regular basis with the most current information.