Legalising a document
A document that is legal in the Netherlands is not necessarily also legal in the country with which you do business. Your foreign client might therefore request a legalised document. Legalising a document can be made by Cargo International.
What does it mean to legalise a document?
Legalisation is the statement that a document was issued by an authorised individual and that the signature on the document actually belongs to the signatory. Legalisation of export documents is handled by the Chamber of Commerce, using a stamp.
Why legalise a document?
When you legalise a signature, this offers you additional legal security in international trading. For example, your foreign client will know that the document you signed is legal. Documents that often need legalisation include invoices of sales, manifests and supplier declarations.
Have us legalise your documents
You can have us legalise your documents at a low cost. Since 1 January 2014 it is no longer possible to have your document legalised at the office window of the Chamber of Commerce. Instead, you will need a direct digital connection to the Chamber.
How does legalising a document work?
A document is legalised via the following steps: