Foreign-Related Notarizations of Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1. Procedures to transact main foreign-related notarizations
Under normal conditions, the party should submit a written or verbal application to the notary organ in person to transact the foreign-related notarization. If the party could not be present by himself, the agent could hold the letter of authorization issued by the party to transact relative notarizations.
When applying for notarizations, the necessarily evidentiary materials should be provided. The transaction procedures and materials required will be different because of different contents of notarization.
Notarization of birth
Notarization of education background, qualification and performance
Notarization of experiences
Notarization of family relation
Notarization of non-criminal record
Notarization of marital status
Notarization of bachelordom certification
2. Express certification of Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Three workdays
Instruction of certification of the Department of Consular Affairs of Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The documents applying for consular certification consist of civil documents and commercial documents, which all need to be notarized by the foreign-related notary office or verified by special organ. The certification application for civil document from individuals will not be handled by the Certification Office of Department of Consular Affairs, and the party could entrust the institution appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to transact the consular certification as agent.
3. Charging components of certification
The certification charge includes three components, i.e. the certification charge of the Department of Consular Affairs of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the certification charges of embassies and consulates. Please consult relative charges through telephone because various embassies and consulates have different charging standards aiming at different documents.
In normal conditions, the express certification (2-3 workdays) of the Department of Consular Affairs of Ministry of Foreign Affairs needs about one week.
NOTE: The professional human Chinese and English translation services are provided by HYW Translation Co.