The United Kingdom is a member of the Hague Convention. Both British citizens and foreigners are eligible to apply for an apostille in the UK. As a matter of fact, the UK Apostille is one of the most requested documentsby customers we have ever served here at Yaxin.
Home to a good many prestige universities such as Oxford University, Cambridge University, London College of Politics and Economics; UK welcomes hundreds of thousands of international students from all over the world every year. It is also a top destination for tourists, immigrants, and job-seekers, owing to its long history, strong economy, standard of living,among many other things. As a signatory to the Hague Convention, people live within and outside of the UK can obtain a UK apostille on their document for use in other member countries.
The process of obtaining the UK apostille consists of two steps; first is having your documents authenticated with a notary public or solicitor; and second is to submit the said documents to the concerned authorities for an apostille. If your document is in a foreign language, it must first be translated to English. In most cases, either a scan or the original document can be apostilled depending on your needs. The processing time is usually 2-3 working days.