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Notarial Services

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 China 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 Foreign Affairs Office (FAO) of the province or municipality for attestation;

  3. After the attestation by FAO, the documents should then be presented to the Singapore Mission for endorsement. Please refer to the attached consular jurisdictions of the Singapore Missions in China when sending the documents to the respective mission. For documents sent to the Singapore Embassy for notarisation, please submit them through the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

For documents executed in Singapore and for use in proceedings in China, 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 Chinese Embassy in Singapore for authentication. For more details, visit the website of the Chinese Embassy in Singapore.

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 Chinese Embassy in Singapore for authentication. For more details, visit the website of the Chinese Embassy in Singapore.

Attestation of Signatures

For documents which require your signature in the presence of a Consular Officer, please bring along your original passport/NRIC for verification of identity. The Embassy will refuse to process documents that are already signed but not in the presence of the Consular officer.

Other Information

If you need advice or more information, please contact the Embassy at:
Tel: + (86) (10) 65321115 ext 120 or 119
Fax: + (86) (10) 65329406
Email: singemb_bej@mfa.sg

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Tanglin
Singapore 248163
Consular Service Counter
Tel: + (65) 63798000
Office Hours: Mondays to Fridays: 9.00am to 12.30pm and 2.30pm to 4.30pm
                      Saturdays: 9.00am to 12.30pm
Website: http://www.mfa.gov.sg
Email: mfa@mfa.sg

A fee of S$10/- is chargeable for each legalisation of document, payable by Nets or Cashcard

 

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Embassy of People’s Republic of China in Singapore

 

150 Tanglin Road
Singapore 247969
Consular Dept
Tel: + (65) 64712117
Fax: + (65) 64795345
Website: http://www.chinaembassy.org.sg
Email: chinaemb_sg@mfa.gov.cn

 

 
 

Address:
No. 1 Xiu Shui Bei Jie,
Jian Guo Men Wai, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100600

Tel:
+86-10-6532 1115

Fax:
+86-10-6532 9405

E-mail:

singemb_bej@mfa.sg

Weibo Account:


Operational Hours:
Mon - Fri
0830 - 1200 hrs;
1300 - 1700 hrs

Duty Officer’s Mobile No:
Beijing Mission -      1391 075 5251

Chengdu Mission -     1390 807 3562

Guangzhou Mission -          1392 229 6253

Shanghai Mission -    1380 194 9439

Xiamen Mission -       1390 602 9002

Note: Closed on Sat, Sun, Public Holidays in China and Singapore National Day on 9 August

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