Information concerning the legalisation, translation and apostille services
Visa First provides the service of legalisation of documents for all countries.
What is a legalised document?
The legalisation of a document is the process of official confirmation of the authenticity of a document, signature or official stamp to be used abroad.
The organisations that are providing those official documents are:
- The Chamber of Commerce and Industry or a Notary;
- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
- The Court of Appeal’s Apostille- service available for the signatories countries to the Hague Convention (simplified procedure);
- The Consulates and Embassies of various countries.
What is the procedure to legalise a document?
If you wish to use our services you can send us a request by email to the address firstname.lastname@example.org or contact our sales representatives by phone at 01.72.72.72.10 We can answer your questions Monday to Friday from 9am to 18pm.
Before beginning any procedure of legalisation, documents must be translated into French by a sworn translator. VisaFirst can take care of this procedure.
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Canadian SIM Card / Canada
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