Certificate Attestation / Apostille – New Zealand

New Zealand is an island country in the Oceania. It is a developed country with a diverse market-based economy with a high human development index. Wellington is the capital and one of the most populous cities in New Zealand. To explore the opportunities for career, education, and business out of this country, you need an Apostille completed in a due format within the prescribed timelines. This is where you need an expert guide like BVS Global to make this process simple for you.

The Process of Apostille/ Attestation in New Zealand:

An Apostille is affixed to the front page of the documents submitted for this purpose. This stamp validates the authenticity of signatures on the public documents issued in a member country. With this authentication, the process of immigration can be largely streamlined. Therefore, it should be completed within the prescribed formats. The New Zealand government follows the standard procedures specified for members of Hague Convention. The Embassy officials may have some additional requirements that should be met by the applicants. The basic steps of this process are:

  • The documents should be legally translated from the country of origin.
  • You should obtain state certifications from the ministries or government departments in New Zealand.
  • Get attestation from the Embassy or Consulate. in New Zealand.

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?

With the help of professional services provided by BVS Global, you can get the entire procedure of Apostille or attestation in New Zealand done within the strictest timelines. We are the experts in this industry holding years of experience in handling these services legitimately in over 10 countries.

We provide translation for more than 200 international languages. Our professionalism is our core strength and we strive to maintain the same throughout this process. For any legalization, authentication, verification, or attestation solution, you can count on us.

For additional details and queries, please feel free to call us now.

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 New Zealand

Ministry of Education or notary in New Zealand

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in New Zealand or an Apostille

Embassy or Consulate in New Zealand

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 New Zealand (If Necessary)

Notary in New Zealand

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in New Zealand or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in New Zealand

Process of attesting educational documents

Legal Translation from New Zealand (If Necessary)

Ministry of Education in New Zealand

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in New Zealand or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in New Zealand

Process of Attesting Commercial Document

Concerned authority or Govt. department in New Zealand

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in New Zealand or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in New Zealand

Example of document attestation procedure for use in UAE

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

Documents of New Zealand 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 New Zealand, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in New Zealand and UAE Embassy in New Zealand.

*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 New Zealand 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.

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