Legalization and Apostille Services in Italy

Document legalization means to provide legal effectiveness of a document for its use in a foreign Country. Based on your specific case, you might need an Apostille or a full legalization process.

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Get your document legalized with professional support

Studio A&P can help you get your document legalized for legal validity in Italy or anywhere else in the world.

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Why you should get your document legalized

The legalization of Italian or foreign documents is necessary to make them legally valid abroad. Sometimes, international agreements do not require you to apply for it.

Legalizing a document makes your certificate legally valid for use in the destination Country.

The process of document legalization certifies the legal capacity and authenticity of the functionary that signs your document.

With A&P legalization and apostille services Italy:

For more info on the legalization process

Types of Document Legalization

Based on the type of document and the destination Country, you might need to apply for a full legalization process, or just an apostille. This, of course, will change the duration and cost of the legalization or apostille service.

For example...

Apostille or Legalization? An example..

If you need legalization of apostille services in Italy, you should know that you can apply for an apostille in Italy only if the document was issued by a Country which signed the Hague Convention.

On the other hand, you should apply for the full legalization process, also know as consular legalization at the Italian Embassy.

What you need to get your document legalized

To legalize your document, you should first check:

*In some cases, we can verify if a copy of the document to legalize is enough.

The type of document and the Issuing Authority are other factors that may change the cost and time to get your document legalized.

What if I don't have the original document to legalize?

Don’t worry! Arletti & Partners can also help you apply and get the original document in case you do not have it.

How A&P legalization and apostille services in Italy will help you

You can send a free request to our Team: we will reply with a quotation in 1 business day. Moreover, we grant the delivery of the service on the whole Italian territory.

A&P process to legalize your documents

*In some cases, we can verify if a copy of the document to legalize is enough.

Get a free quotation for A&P legalization and apostille services in Italy

  1. Studio A&P replies within 1 business day from your request through our contact form; you will receive a dedicated quotation with timeline and costs needed;
  2. The legalization process starts the same day the quotation is accepted, by paying the quotation fee (through paypal or wire transfer).
  1. First, you have to send the original documents to Studio A&P (in some cases, however, copies of the documents are enough);
  2. After receiving the documents, we will deposit them on your behalf at the competent authorities’ offices;
  3. Finally, once they are ready, Studio A&P sends you back the legalized documents.


The timing for apostille a document is around one week, depending on the province.

On the other hand, the timing for the consulate legalization, instead, is around two weeks, depending on the competent consulate.

  1. Full reimbursement 100% if the service is cancelled during the same day;
  2. Reimbursement of 30% after the notification of commencing the legalization process.

DHL courier and delivery costs depend on the destination from Italy and are excluded from the quotation.

Please Note: fees for legalization of documents vary based on your needs. Prices start from a minimum of €100,00 and increase based on:

  • Your Country;
  • Translation;
  • Type of document;
  • and other.

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