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Singapore Joins the the Hague Apostille Convention

On 18th January 2021, Singapore ratified the Hague Apostille Convention 1961 (an International Agreement abolishing the requirement of legalisation for foreign public documents between signatory countries) and became effective on 16th September 2021.

With Singapore being Party to the Hague Apostille Convention, all UK documents once certified by a UK notary public and Apostilled by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) is legally valid for submission to the local authorities in Singapore and no further legalisation by the High Commission in London is required.

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