Schmidt & Schmidt offers the consular legalization of documents from Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea did not accede to the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents. All documents issued abroad will only be recognized in Papua New Guinea if they are undergo consular legalization - a procedure by which the signature and the seal of foreign documents are authenticated. Responsible is the respective embassy of the country in which the document shall be used.
The following documents can be legalized:
- Extracts from the commercial register
- Certificates of civil status (certificates of birth, death, marriage and divorce)
- Education documents (school reports, certificates, diplomas)
- Court decisions
- Notarized copies of documents
- Certified translations
- Further notarized documents (authorizations, last will, declarations)
Consular legalization of foreign documents for use in Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea only maintains embassies in Brussels (Belgium) and in Washington, D.C. (United States), both responsible for their respective continents.
Consular legalization of documents issued in Papua New Guinea
The few countries to maintain an embassy in Papua New Guinea are Japan, Taiwan and the United States. Most other countries use their embassies in Australia for legal affairs with Papua New Guinea.
On average, processing the documents takes up to 14 days.
Courier services are charged and invoiced separately according to the courier service’s rates.
You can pay for our services by PayPal, bank transfer or credit card.
|Service||Price incl. German VAT 19%||Price excl. VAT|
|Price for consular legalization for a document from Papua New Guinea without international shipping||from 1190,00 €||from 1000,00 €|