Notarization of Documents required in People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, and Republic of China (Taiwan)

The following are steps for notarization of documents required in People’s Republic of ChinaHong Kong SAR, and Macau SAR:

  1. Ensure the content and format of the document complies with the legal requirements as specified by the respective regions.
  2. Bring the document to your Alberta lawyer for notarization.
  3. The notarized document is then sent to Alberta Justice for a Certificate of Authentication.
  4. The authenticated notarized document can now be sent to Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Calgary  for final notarization.
  5. The document can now be sent back to the respective region (China, Hong Kong, or Macau) for use.

The following are steps for notarization of documents required in Republic of China (Taiwan):

  1. Ensure the content and format of the document complies with the legal requirements of Taiwan.
  2. Bring the document to your Alberta lawyer for notarization.
  3. The  notarized document is then sent to Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Vancouver for final notarization.
  4. The document can now be sent back to Taiwan for use.

The above procedures and steps are subject to change by their respective governments, please consult the respective government officials for their latest procedures.

Please contact me for further information.

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Note: All postings in this blog are for information only, please consult a lawyer for proper legal advice.

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