Monthly Archives: August 2023

E-apostilles on UK birth, marriage and death certificates

Monday, 7 August, 2023

Please note that the UK Government’s Legalisation Office will not add an e-apostille to UK birth marriage and death certificates. Such documents will need to be submitted in hard copy in order to obtain an apostille.

People’s Republic of China – Legalisation

Monday, 7 August, 2023

China is joining the 1961 Hague Convention on Legalisation. This means that from 7th November 2023, documents for China will need to be legalised by apostille only. It will no longer be a requirement for the document to go to the Chinese Embassy in London. Please see: