A&P Legalization and Apostille Services in Italy

Qualified support to legalize and apostille documents 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.

Document Legalization:
what and why

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.

Your checklist to apply for document legalization

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 professional legalization workflow

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.

Types of document legalizations


For validity of foreign documents in Italy or abroad.


Only for Countries that have signed the Hague Convention.


For legalization of documents through diplomatic institutions.


For legal effectiveness of Italian documents abroad.


Agreements that exempt from document legalization

Get a quotation and apply now
for your legalization and apostille 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.