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The Singapore Embassy provides notarial services in connection with the legalisation of documents covering transactions between parties in two or more countries.

The notarial services include legalisation and authentication of documents, attestation and certification of signatures and stamps.

For documents executed in Korea and for use in proceedings in Singapore, please see below procedure.

 

  1. Bring the documents to a local Notary Public for legalisation. A Notarial Certificate is issued accordingly;
  2. The documents are then to be presented to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of the Republic of Korea for attestation;
  3. After the attestation by MOFA, the documents should then be presented to the Singapore Embassy for endorsement.

For documents executed in Singapore and for use in proceedings in Korea, please see below procedure.

Legalisation of Singapore Government Documents (eg. Registry of Marriage Certificates, Birth Certificates and Educational Certificates from local government schools)

 

  1. Bring the documents issued by the Singapore Government Departments in their original text to Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) for legalisation. However, computer generated documents eg. Registrar of Marriage Search, Certificate of Making Decree Nisi Absolute, Adoption Petition, Business Profile from ACRA etc, must be certified by the issuing department first before presenting to MFA for legalisation. For legalisation of true copies, please present the photocopy together with the original document for verification;
  2. After the legalisation by MFA, the documents should then be brought to the Korean Embassy in Singapore for authentication.

Legalisation of Non-Government Documents (foreign / private / company documents):

 

  1. Bring the Non-government documents to Notary Public (any law firm offering notarial services) to be notarised. A Notarial Certificate is issued accordingly;
  2. The documents are then to be certified by the Singapore Academy of Law located at: 1 Supreme Court Lane, Level 6, Singapore 178879, (Telephone: 63324388, Fax: 63344940);
  3. Bring the documents to Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)for legalisation. Please note that commercial documents such as Invoices, Bills of Sales, Certificates of Origin, Fumigation certificates, etc should be certified or seen by any of the four Chambers of Commerce (International, Chinese, Indian & Malay) or the Singapore Manufacturers' Association before presenting to MFA for legalisation;
  4. After the legalisation by MFA, the documents should then be brought to the Korean Embassy in Singapore for authentication.

 

Consular Fees (as of 1 January 2019, subject to change)

SUBJECT

FEES

APPLICATION FOR CITIZENSHIP BY DESCENT

For overseas born child where one of the biological parent is Singapore Citizen and the child’s parents are legally married at the time of the child’s birth

 

For all other overseas born minors

Additional fee of W 60,000 is payable for the issuance of Singapore Citizenship Certificate if the application is approved

 

 

W 16,000

 

 

 

W 86,000

CERTIFICATE OF TRUE COPY

MARKING TRUE COPY PER PAGE

PHOTOCOPYING FEE PER PAGE

 

W 2,000

W 2,000

W 1,000

DOCUMENT OF IDENTITY

 

W 13,000

NOTARIAL CERTIFICATE

 

W 9,000

SINGAPORE PASSPORT

 

W 69,000

STATUTORY DECLARATION

MARKING EXHIBIT

EACH ADDITIONAL PARTY

 

W 5,000

W 1,000

W 2,000

TAKING AN AFFIDAVIT

EACH EXHIBIT

EACH DOCUMENT REFERRED TO IN A DEPOSITION AND REQUIRED TO BE MARKED

 

W 4,000

W 1,000

W 1,000

VISA

W26,000

 

WITNESS OF SIGNATURE (CERTIFICATE OF DUE EXECUTION)

SIGNING OF THE CERTIFICATE

EACH EXHIBIT

W13,000

W1,000

W1,000

 

* Note: All fees paid for visa applications are non-refundable regardless of their outcomes.

 

This is a list of commonly requested services. For other fees not included in the schedule, please refer to DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR OFFICERS (OATHS AND FEES) ACT (CHAPTER 82) located at the Embassy’s visa counter.

 

 

Important Information

Prior appointment for notarial services must be made before coming to the Embassy.   Please call +82 2 774 2463~7 or write to us at singemb_seo@mfa.sg during the Embassy's office hours to make an appointment.

 

Please be advised that the Embassy will refuse to process documents that are not signed in the presence of the Consular Officer (i.e.pre-signed). 

 

Applicants are advised to bring the exact amount for payment

 

Processing Time
Documents that require notarisation should be submitted to the Embassy for review so that we can better advise on the correct fees to be paid. 1 to 2 working days (excluding the day of submission) are required for notarial and authentication services.

 

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