Documents that are originally issued in New Zealand must be legalised in order to be used as recognised and valid documents in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Documents that need legalisation are: Diploma, degree, married certificate, birth certificate and any required legal document to be used in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates, Oman and Syrian Arab Republic.
Universal Services also legalises New Zealand Origin export documents to be used as recognised and valid documents in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain.
Legalisation requirements are:
- Copy of requester’s passport
- Copy of NZ Company extract
- Copy of Saudi Arabia’s of Bahrain’s Company Registration
- Official letter giving the authority to “Universal Network Services” to act on your behalf with The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia to obtain the legalisation required
Documents used for export to other countries need to be legalised by the relevant Embassy.
The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia cost per legalised document is added to our service cost as the authorised agent. Please note that the total cost might change due to the fluctuation in the US Dollars exchange rate.
Each set of documents must have a covering letter from the export company detailing the documents needing to be legalised and attached by a copy of the same documents to be retained by the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Wellington.
Export documents needing to be legalised must be original documents or certified true copies and correct by a Notary Public for export Documents. All export documents must bear a stamp and signature of a recognised signatory from The Chamber of Commerce.
Non-export documents needing to be legalised must be original documents or certified as true and correct copies by both Notary Public and The New Zealand Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Failure to comply with any of any of the previous requirements may cause a delay in the process or refusal due to requirements noncompliance.
Documents to be legalised should have a covering letter addressed to the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Wellington as below.