Attesting Bahamas Documents (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions about Bahamas Apostille services

Can Bahamas documents be legalized by Apostille?

Yes - the Bahamas is a member of the Apostille Convention.

Bahamas documents can be legalized for use abroad with an Apostille Stamp when destined for other signatory countries without additional certification by the destination country.

When Bahamas documents are required for non-apostille countries, such as AE United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates - TW TaiwanTaiwan - MY MalaysiaMalaysia - TH ThailandThailand - ZM ZambiaZambia - QA QatarQatar they need additional authentication by the embassy of the destination country.

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What types of documents can be legalized in the Bahamas for use abroad?

Official documents that can be legalized in the Bahamas with an Apostille stamp include birth, death, marriage certificates, divorce certificates, criminal record and police certificates, company registration and tax documents, court documents, university and academic diplomas, certificates signed by registered doctors etc., documents issued by government authorities. Other documents may require prior certification by a notary or other authority.

Documents required for submission to countries which have not acceded to the Apostille Convention will require additional attestation by the embassy of the recipient country.

To confirm whether your document is eligible for apostille authentication in the Bahamas, please contact us and we’ll check your document free of charge. For further information about our Bahamas apostille services and for assistance obtaining official copies of Bahamas documents, see:
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How long does it take to obtain an apostille on a document in the Bahamas?

Expedited Apostilles are obtained from the Bahamas Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1 business days

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Where can I see reviews of Isarey's Bahamas Attestation and Apostille Services?

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How can I legalize a Bahamas document for use in the United Arab Emirates?

Documents issued in The Bahamas can be legalized for use in the United Arab Emirates at the Bahamian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and then at the UAE embassy in Havana, Cuba.

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How can I get a quote to certify my documents?

To receive a quote, you can upload your documents using our online quotation form or send us your documents by email. After reviewing your documents and requirements, we will get back to you with a quotation:

If you don’t have the documents available, just describe the documents you need to certify, and we will get back to you with an estimation of cost and delivery times.

Using our quotation form, your documents will be uploaded over a secure connection and immediately encrypted on our server. For added protection, you can upload password-protected files ( PDFExternal link (opens in new tab), Microsoft Office 365: Save a password protected document to prevent unauthorized people from opening it. Office DocumentsExternal link (opens in new tab), WinRAR Encryption Frequently asked question (FAQ) RAR foldersExternal link (opens in new tab)) and provide us with the passwords separately.

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