If you have documents (e.g. documents relating to purchase/sale of property, documents certified by SAL, documents issued by CPF / HDB / other Singapore government agencies) that need to be signed in the presence of a Consular Officer, please make an appointment for the attestation of signatures at least one working day in advance at https://go.gov.sg/chengdu-appointment. You are required to bring along the documents listed below and take note of the following:
With effect from 7 Nov 2023, China will issue Apostille Certificates (under the HCCH 1961 Apostille Convention) to facilitate the use of its documents abroad.
As Singapore is also a signatory state of the Apostille Convention, Chinese documents affixed with the Apostille will not require legalisation by the Singapore Embassy and Consulates-General in China, before their use in Singapore. [Note: As part of the transition process, the Embassy and Consulates-General will continue to legalise Chinese documents not issued with the Apostille, until 30 Nov 2023.]
Chinese documents to be used in Singapore (wef 7 Nov 2023)
You are advised to check with the requesting authority in Singapore if they require the documents to be legalised/apostilled. To obtain the Apostille for your Chinese documents to be used in Singapore:
For more information, please refer to the PRC MFA’s website.
Singapore documents to be used in China
You are advised to check with the requesting authority in China if they require the documents to be legalised/apostilled. The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) is Singapore's designated Competent Authority for the legalisation/apostillation of documents in Singapore for overseas use. To obtain the Apostille for your Singapore document to be used in China:
Singapore Academy of Law
Address: 1 Coleman Street, #08-06, The Adelphi, Singapore 179803
Tel: + (65) 6332 4388