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.
The document legalization consists of the certification of the legal capacity of the functionary that signs the document (i.e. acts, copies and extracts) and also of the authenticity of the signature.
The destination country cannot verify the validity of the foreign document.
When applying for a document legalization, you might want to check these 3 preliminary aspects that determines the process:
The type of document (degree certificate, criminal records etc.)
and the Issuing Authority are other factors that may affect the
cost and time needed to legalize a document.
Arletti & Partners can help you during the entire legalization
process. We can also help you apply and get the original
document in case you do not have it.
Our team of professionals will reply to your queries within 1 business day from the request. Moreover, we grant the delivery of the service on the whole Italian territory.
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.
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: