British Virgin Islands Apostille Service

Certify documents issued in the British Virgin Islands for official use in Europe and abroad.

Certify documents issued in the British Virgin Islands for international use
Authenticate documents issued in the British Virgin Islands, including BVI Police Certificates, birth and marriage certificates, powers of attorney and corporate documents, such as BVI Certificates of Incorporation, Articles of Association and Certificates of Good Standing.

BVI documents can be officially certified for international use with an Apostille Stamp from the Office of the BVI Deputy Governor in Tortola.

BVI documents required for use in the United Arab Emirates or Qatar require a BVI Apostille Stamp and then authentication by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) for final attestation by the embassy in London.

  • Isarey offers expedited BVI apostille services. Apostilles are obtained in 1 - 2 business days for delivery worldwide by courier.
  • We can obtain certified copies of BVI marriage certificates and birth certificates directly from the BVI civil registry for authentication by Apostille.
  • We can obtain certified corporate certificates from the BVI Company Register, including Certificates of Good Standing and Incorporation for BVI corporates.
  • We offer a complete service to attest BVI documents at the embassies of the Qatar and UAE in London.

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British Virgin Islands Documents that can be authenticated with Apostille Stamps

  • Apostille BVI Birth and Marriage Certificates

    Birth and Marriage Certificates

    We apostille British Virgin Islands birth, marriage and death certificates issued by the Civil Registry and Passport Office.
    To obtain a certified copy of a BVI marriage certificate, see:
    Apply for a BVI Marriage CertificateExternal link (opens in new tab)
    Isarey can obtain certified copies of BVI birth certificates and other civil status certificates for clients requiring apostille authentication or attestation at the UAE and Qatar embassies in London.
  • Criminal Record Certificates

    Apostille British Virgin Islands police clearance and criminal record checks.
  • British Virgin Islands Education Certificates

    Apostille British Virgin Islands University degree certificates and other types of academic and professional qualifications awarded in the British Virgin Islands.
  • Notarized Documents

    Powers of Attorney, Affidavits, certified passport copies, contracts and other private documents certified by a notary in the British Virgin Islands.
  • British Virgin Islands Apostilles

    Incorporation Documents

    Certify British Virgin Islands corporate documents including certificates of incorporation, certificates of good standing, articles of association, board resolutions for use abroad.
  • Trade documents

    Apostille British Virgin Islands certificates of origin, certificates of free sale, commercial invoices, product health certificates, GMP certificates and other trade documents

Isarey provides document attestation services in the British Virgin Islands to private, corporate and institutional clients worldwide. To find out about certifying British Virgin Islands documents for use in Europe and abroad, use our online quotation form or email us a scan or description of the documents you need to certify. We will get back to you directly with a quotation and details of how to proceed:

6 steps to certify document issued in the British Virgin Islands

  1. Upload the documents you need attested or send them to us by email.
  2. Our experts will pre-check your documents to ensure that they are eligible for Apostille certification or consular legalization in the country where they are issued, and we’ll assist you locally in preparing them if required.
  3. We’ll send you a quotation with the total cost of the process (final price including all fees, certified translation when required and courier costs) and an estimation of how long the process will take to complete.
  4. We’ll arrange a secure courier to collect your original documents (where electronic versions are not sufficient).
  5. As soon as we receive your documents, we will confirm your order and proceed with the attestation process. Where appropriate, we will arrange certified copies for the attestation process so that we can return your originals directly.
  6. We return the attested documents to you by secure international courier.

Legalize British Virgin Islands Documents

British Virgin Islands documents can be legalized for cross-border use by means of Apostille Certification or Consular Legalization

Apostille Certification

An Apostille Stamp is a simplified procedure of international attestation. When affixed to documents, Apostilles are directly recognised by the authorities of over 120 countries (Signatories of the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents Hague Apostille ConventionExternal link (opens in new tab)) as certifying the document’s validity, without requiring additional certification.

Since the British Virgin Islands is a signatory to the convention, Isarey can assist by obtaining Apostille Certification for British Virgin Islands documents so that they are valid for official use in other signatory countries, including: NL NetherlandsNetherlands - ES SpainSpain - IT ItalyItaly - PT PortugalPortugal - GR GreeceGreece - CY CyprusCyprus - FR FranceFrance - GB United KingdomUnited Kingdom - SA Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia - US United StatesUnited States - DE GermanyGermany - CN ChinaChina

Consular Legalization
Consular Legalization is required when a document from the British Virgin Islands is to be used in a non-signatory country. In this case, following authentication by authorities in the British Virgin Islands, the document must be certified a second time in the British Virgin Islands by the embassy representing the country where the document is to be used.

Countries which do not recognise Apostille certification and require consular legalization include: QA QatarQatar - KW KuwaitKuwait - AE United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates - TW TaiwanTaiwan - VN VietnamVietnam

Certified Translation

Where British Virgin Islands documents are to be used abroad and where the receiving country has a different official language, certified translation may also be required. Isarey takes care of any certified translations required as part of the document attestation process, ensuring that translations are carried out and certified in accordance with local regulations.

Note that a certified translation on its own only provides assurance that the translation itself is accurate and true; it does not confirm the authenticity of the original document. The original document must be legalized for a certified translation to carry equivalent legal weight.

British Virgin Islands Document Resources

External resources and news about British Virgin Islands documents, apostilles and certification procedures.

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British Virgin Islands Document Resources
Birth, Death, Marriage Certificates
How to obtain a certified copy of a BVI Birth Certificate
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Applications for certified copies of BVI birth certificates can be made online. Certificates are delivered by mail or can be collected in person. Isarey can submit and collect applications on behalf of clients requiring BVI apostille stamps.
Obtain a certified copy of a BVI Marriage Certificate
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Applications for certified copies of BVI marriage certificates can be made online. Certificates are delivered by mail or can be collected in person. Isarey can submit and collect applications on behalf of clients requiring BVI apostille stamps.
Criminal Record Certificates
BVI Police Certificates
BVI Police Certificates
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BVI Police Certificates, showing an absence of a criminal record in the British Virgin Islands, are obtained by applying in person at Road Town Police Station.
Isarey can submit applications on behalf of clients outside the BVI for subsequent authentication with an Apostille Stamp.
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British Virgin Islands Document News
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Obtaining Information on BVI Companies
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This guide explores the information available to directors, shareholders, liquidators and third parties in relation to BVI companies.

The above links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; Isarey bears no responsibility for the accuracy, content or policies of external websites.

Get a Quotation for your Documents

We price each certification process individually, depending on the type and quantity of documents to be attested, the country of issue, the country of use and intended purpose, urgency, whether certified translations are required as part of the process and courier costs.

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.

PERSONAL DATA: If your documents contain personal data belonging to people outside your household, please ensure that you are authorised to share this data before uploading your documents. If your documents contain sensitive personal data, such as biometric data, medical data or data on criminal convictions, please ensure that you indicate this when prompted, upon submitting your documents. For further information on our processing of personal data contained in uploaded documents, please see:
Privacy Policy (Customer Inquiries)

For further information on confidentiality in our handling of document content please see:
Confidentiality (Client Content)

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