Depending on the country you have applied to, you will very likely need to have certain documents attested in order for the employer to process your work visa.
Typical examples of these documents are:
Teachers that are from Australia, the UK, Ireland, Scotland, the USA or Canada, SeekTeachers has partnered with some of the leading document attestation organisations and negotiated a discounted rates for our teachers , to help provide you a high quality, cost-effective service and take the stress out of completing this confusing and timely procedure.
||The process of attesting documents can be a confusing and time consuming and is required to meet the ever-increasing regulations of the appropriate country. The attestation allows the documents to be accepted as legalised documentation and is an essential as part of your visa process. This is normally done at the teacher's expense and the cost will vary depending on the number of documents that will need to be attested, where your documents originate from and the country to which you are applying for. The good thing is that we can take care of this for you and in most cases, it’s a one time process! (Legalisation laws are constantly changing so check at the time of registering/job placement)
In brief, the process of attesting documents is as follows:
Documents are certified by either a Solicitor or Notary.
Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO).
Legalised by the embassy of the country you are going to.
Countries which we commonly process document attestation are as follows: UAE
, Saudi Arabia
, Vietnam, Philippines. If there is a country not listed, please inform your consultant to see how we can be of help to you.
The legalisation process can be completed by an individual but you will need to set aside 3-5 days as a minimum, (often longer) and it can be stressful and confusing. We recommend that teachers be prepared for a two-week process in case of any delays by authorities.
Stating the following in the body of the email to help you process your application faster:
Documents to be attested
Country of destination
Your telephone number (inc intl code)
Your email address
Alternatively, contact your consultant to find out about this valuable, time saving, peace of mind service.
UK: +44 (0) 203 455 0195 | UAE: +971 72 212 613 | USA: +1 646 475 1753 | Australia: +61 29 1199 027 | Canada: +1 416 800 8921 | South Africa: +27 11 566 1337