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Certificate Attestation / Apostille – Philippines

The Philippines in Southeast Asia is a country endowed with natural beauty and abundance of biodiversity. It is an emerging market with a developing economy. Manila is the capital and the largest city of The Philippines. If you are planning to go out of the country for education, business, or job opportunities, an attestation of documents is essential. The process and requirements for attestation of documents can vary in certain countries. You need to understand them and integrate the right methods for fast attestation. At BVS Global, we take the full responsibility for completing this process in the shortest time possible.

The Process of Attestation in The Philippines:

If you need your documents in The Philippines attested at the earliest, you should follow the right procedure to prevent unnecessary delays and rejection by the authorities. The process is defined by the laws and regulations applicable in a country. In The Philippines, you need to obtain certifications from various state authorities and get certain documents notarized before their legalization by the Embassy officials. This is a multistep process that should be completed within the stipulated timelines. The typical steps involved are:

  • Preparation of the relevant documents depending on the purpose of attestation.
  • Notarization or state certifications by designated authorities as required by the destination country.
  • Legal translation of the documents.
  • Legalization and attestation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Final attestation from the Consulate or Embassy.

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?

Due to the complexities of attesting the documents, you should trust a reliable service provider who understands this procedure and fulfills the unique requirements of some countries. At BVS Global, we are a reliable one-stop solutions provider for thousands of satisfied customers.

When looking to obtain attestation in The Philippines, you can lay your trust in us due to our years of industry experience. We provide a wide range of legalization, authentication, verification, attestation, Apostille, and translation services in more than 100 countries.

For more details about this service, please feel free to contact us anytime.

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 The Philippines

Ministry of Education or notary in The Philippines

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Philippines or an Apostille

Embassy or Consulate in The Philippines

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 The Philippines (If Necessary)

Notary in The Philippines

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Philippines or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in The Philippines

Process of attesting educational documents

Legal Translation from The Philippines (If Necessary)

Ministry of Education in The Philippines

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Philippines or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in The Philippines

Process of Attesting Commercial Document

Concerned authority or Govt. department in The Philippines

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Philippines or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in The Philippines

Example of document attestation procedure for use in UAE

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

Documents of Philippines 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 Philippines, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Philippines and UAE Embassy in Philippines.

*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 The Philippines 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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United Arab Emirates

+971 42614842

Al Reyami Building, Office # 104 - Umm Hurair Street - Dubai, UAE | PO.Box - 121683

8 AM to 8 PM - Sunday to Thursday (except public holidays)


+91 4842611342

Vadakkaneth Arcades Office # SR 5 Opp - Cochin International Airport, Kerala - India

9 AM to 6 PM - Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

United Kingdom

+44 2036952271

152 City Road, EC1V 2NX Kemp House ,London – United Kingdom

9 AM to 5 PM - Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

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