Certificate Attestation / Apostille – Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the special administrative region of China and an autonomous territory. This earlier colony of the British Empire is now a global financial powerhouse as the most competitive economic region in the world. This territory also has the largest number of skyscrapers on the planet. When planning to move abroad from Hong Kong, you need to get your documents duly attested by the authorities. It requires several steps of certifications at different levels. For making it simpler, you can choose the services of BVS Global, a pioneer attestation/apostille service provider.

The Process of Apostille/ Attestation in Hong Kong:

Before understanding the procedure, it is important to know that it may vary from one nation to another. Mostly, it depends on the type of documents to be attested/apostilled and the purpose. Accordingly, you should obtain the required certifications from the government authorities at different levels. The entire process includes some crucial steps like:

  • Firstly, if required, get the legal translation.
  • Secondly, notarization or state certifications are required in Hong Kong.
  • Get the documents attested or apostilled by the officials at Ministry of Foreign Affairs or MOFA in Hong Kong.
  • Lastly, get the attestation done by the Embassy or Consulate in Hong Kong.

Apart from submitting original documents for attestation, it is mandatory to furnish a copy of your passport and other legal documents.

Why You Need It

When a document is attested, it eliminates all worries regarding the genuineness of the documentation and eases the process of your international endeavor. Such authentication is a legal necessity for all cross-border undertakings involving personal or career-related advancements:

  • Embassies or consulates for visa or passport issuance
  • Immigration office in case of visa application, emigration request or work status change etc.
  • World education services (WES) and International qualifications assessment (IQAS) verification
  • Equivalency requirements for Ministry of Education (MOE) or Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR)

How Can We Help?

Getting an Apostille in Hong Kong is slightly lengthy but a helping hand of BVS Global can prove vital in this journey. We have a huge clientele of satisfied customers. Moreover, we are serving across 100 countries and expanding our outreach every year. The comprehensive range of our services includes translation, verification, legalization, and authentication of the public documents.

With a team of certified professionals, we ensure fine attention to the details and compliance with the industry standards specified in Hague Convention. You can contact us for our specialized services and timely completion of Apostille procedure for your international endeavors.

For additional details, please contact us today.

Document Attestation through BVS Global

As a complex process, requiring careful attention to details, getting a document attested demands expertise and a full understanding of the procedures involved. Handling it on your own can mean unnecessary delay, slipups and expenses.

BVS Global has years of experience in handling attestation of valuable certificates and documents legitimately, keeping in mind the security concerns and customer requirements. Our attestation services include:

  • Embassy & Consulate Attestation
  • Apostille from countries part of Hague convention
  • Attestation from state government departments and ministries

We handle attestation of Personal Documents such as Birth or Death Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Experience/ Employment Certificate and of Commercial documents such as Articles of association, financial documents, Commercial invoice or Bills of lading.

Reach Out to BVS Global Attestation Services

BVS Global Services is a one stop shop for all document authentication services. We provide verification and attestation in more than 100 countries, translation services in over 200 languages. We also provide visa concierge facilities in over 80 countries.

Attestation or legalization Process for documents from Hong Kong

Ministry of Education or notary in Hong Kong

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong or an Apostille

Embassy or Consulate in Hong Kong

Ministry of foreign affairs of the destination country


Original certificate(s)

Passport copy

Declaration form

Power of Attorney (if required)

Document Types

Types of Personal Documents

ACPO – ACRO – NIS Certificate attestation

POA - Power of Attorney Attestation

Adoption certificate legalization

Affidavit attestation

Certificate of residency attestation

Certified language translations

Copies of personal documents such as passports and references attestation

Copy Passports driver’s licenses and other identity documents attestation

Court Document authentication

Criminal Record Checks (CRB) attestation

Decree Absolute or Nisi attestation

Divorce certificate or decrees issued by the Family Court attestation

Driving License attestation

Employment Awards attestation

Employment Letters attestation

Finger print certificate attestation

Grant of Probate certificate legalization

Health certificate attestation

Letters of Attendance attestation

Letters of Authorization

Life certificates attestation

Marriage Certificate attestation

No Impediment Certificate attestation

No Impediment to Overseas Marriages certificates legalization

Ministry of justice attestation on translated documents

Notary Public witnessed documents

Police clearance certificate attestation

Police Letters legalization

Power of Attorney witnessed by a solicitor

Probate documents and wills attestation

Single Status certificates attestation

Solicitor signed documents attestation

Birth Certificate Attestation

Personal Status Certificate Attestation

Singleness Certificate Attestation

Certificate of No Marriage Record Attestation

Death Certificate Attestation

Certificate of Indemnity Attestation

FIR Report Attestation

Experience Letter Attestation

School leaving certificate attestation

Good Conduct certificate attestation

NBI clearance certificate attestation

Process of Attesting Personal Documents

Legal Translation from Hong Kong (If Necessary)

Notary in Hong Kong

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in Hong Kong

Process of attesting educational documents

Legal Translation from Hong Kong (If Necessary)

Ministry of Education in Hong Kong

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in Hong Kong

Process of Attesting Commercial Document

Concerned authority or Govt. department in Hong Kong

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in Hong Kong

Example of document attestation procedure for use in UAE

Certificate attestation or Legalization Procedure of Hong Kong document, to be used in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Originally issued in Hong Kong.

Documents of Hong Kong origin – such as Personal, Educational, and Commercial documents have to be attested from Ministry of foreign affairs (MOFA) UAE. Prior to Ministry of foreign affairs UAE attestation, the document has to be attested by a notary or ministry of education in Hong Kong, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong and UAE Embassy in Hong Kong.

*If any embassy or consulate in a particular country is not operational, the document would be directed to the nearest government body, which has the jurisdiction over that country for attestation or an Apostille

BVS Global provides attestation, legalization, authentication, verifications, and Apostille service for personal, educational or commercial documents

We provide attestations, legalizations or apostilles, for any type of Hong Kong documents for usage in other countries besides the UAE. Kindly note the process may vary depending on the document and the laws of the origin & destination country. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs may be replaced by an apostille, if the origin or destination countries are part of Hague convention 1961. Original certificates may not be required for some countries.

Acceptance or rejection of documents is solely based on discretion of the government authorities concerned. Furthermore, the requirements and processes may vary from time to time depending on the government department’s policies, terms and conditions. Please contact our customer service officer for updated fee structure and more information.

Get information now

Get Information Now