Attesting Bermudan Documents (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions about Bermudan Apostille services

Can Bermudan documents be legalized by Apostille?

Yes - Bermuda is a member of the Apostille Convention.

Bermudan 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 Bermudan 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 Bermuda for use abroad?

Official documents that can be legalized in Bermuda include:

  • Bermuda birth, death and marriage certificates
  • Police Record Checks
  • Incorporation Documents for Bermuda-registered companies (including Certificates of Incorporation and Good Standing Certificates).

To confirm whether your document is eligible for legalization in Bermuda, contact us and we’ll check your document free of charge.

To confirm whether your document is eligible for apostille authentication in Bermuda, please contact us and we’ll check your document free of charge. For further information about our Bermudan apostille services and for assistance obtaining official copies of Bermudan documents, see:
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How can I obtain an apostille for a Bermudan birth, death or marriage certificate?

Bermuda birth and marriage certificates must be notarized before being submitted to the Parliamentary Registry in Hamilton. Replacement certificates can be ordered from the Bermuda The Bermuda Registry General is responsible for the legal recording of documents ranging from births to patents and trade marks. Registry GeneralExternal link (opens in new tab).

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How can I obtain an apostille for my Bermudan Police Background Check?

Criminal Record Checks issued by the Bermuda Police Service can be authenticated with an Apostille from the Parliamentary Registry following certification by a Bermuda notary, Police certificates can be obtained from the Bermuda Police ServiceExternal link (opens in new tab).

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How can I obtain my Bermudan Criminal Record Certificate to use abroad?

To obtain a Bermuda Criminal Record Check, an application must be submitted in person or by email to the Bermuda Police ServiceExternal link (opens in new tab). Certificates can then be notarized and legalized for presentation abroad by the Parliamentary Registry in Hamilton.

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How do I obtain an apostille for company registration documents issued in Bermuda?

Certificate of Incorporation and Good Standing Certificate can be obtained directly from the Bermuda corporate documents, including Certificate of Incorporation and Good Standing Certificate can be obtained directly from the Bermuda Registrar of Companies Bermuda Registrar of Companies,External link (opens in new tab), then submitted to the Parliamentary Registrar for an Apostille. The following documents require prior notarization: Certificates of Incumbency, Memorandum of Association, Bye-laws, Resolution on Appointment of the First Directors, and Registers of Directors. For assistance obtaining and authenticating certified documents for Bermuda corporations, please contact us.

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How long does it take to obtain an apostille on a document in Bermuda?

Most Bermuda Apostilles can be obtained in 1-2 business days.

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

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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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