Vietnam Consular Legalization of Macau Documents – Procedure & Reliable Service

Last update: Nov 22, 2021

Macau is a member of the Hague Apostille Convention (on Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents), as such its documents can be apostilled for use in other Apostille countries. However, Vietnam is not a member of this Convention, as such all documents, papers issued in Hong Kong must be fully legalized for use in Vietnam.

👉 See What is Apostille and How different are Apostille and Legalization?

In this post, we will show you all details regarding consular legalization of Macau documents, papers for use in Vietnam, consisting of:

  • What is Vietnam consular legalization of Macau documents?
  • Where to legalize Macau documents to be used in Vietnam?
  • How to legalize Macau documents for Vietnam?
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Vietnam consular legalization of Macau documents

1. What is Vietnam consular legalization of Macau documents, papers

Vietnam consular legalization of Macau documents, papers is a process in which the Vietnam’s diplomatic mission in Macau SAR certify stamps, signatures and titles of the officials of Macau’s competent authority, so that the Macau documents, papers are legally recognized in Vietnam for official purposes.

2. Where to legalize Macau documents for Vietnam

To be used in Vietnam, the Macau documents and papers shall be authenticated in Macau and then legalized in Hong Kong as described in the procedure below.

3. How to legalize Macau documents for use in Vietnam

The full process of legalizing the Macau documents for Vietnam will involve in 3 steps that you should follow in correct order:

👉Step 1: Notarization

First of all, you should check your document type. In case it is a government (public) document, you will be exempted from this step. Otherwise, you need to have it notarized by a notary public in Macau.

👉Step 2. Authentication

Firstly, you need to prepare the following documents:

  • Application Form for Macau document authentication for overseas use;
  • Your original identity document;
  • The original official document to be authenticated and the notarized one (if required).

You then submit them in person at any of the 3 offices below:

Legal Affairs Directorate

  • Address: Ground Floor, Public Administration Building, No. 162, Shuikeng Mei Street, Macau.
  • Office hours: Monday to Thursday, 9 am to 1 pm, 2:30 pm to 5:45 pm; Friday, 9 am to 1 pm , 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Government Comprehensive Service Center

  • Address: No. 52, Huanxin Street, Heisha, Macau
  • Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 6 pm

Islands Government Integrated Service Center

  • Address: 3rd Floor, No. 225, Coimbra Street, Taipa, Macau
  • Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 6 pm
 

In case you submit your documents to the Government Comprehensive Service Center or the Islands Government Integrated Service Center, they will then be sent to the Legal Affairs Directorate for authentication.

  • Processing time:
    • In case the Legal Affairs Directorate has the documents with the corresponding signature style, your Macau document authentication will be completed within two working days starting from the next working day after receiving the application.
    • In case the Legal Affairs Directorate does not have the corresponding signature style, or the authenticity of the document in question, your Macau document authentication be completed within two working days starting from the next working day after receiving the confirmation reply from the relevant department.
  • Authentication fee is FREE.

👉Step 3: Consular legalization

This step is also known by many people as Vietnam embassy legalization/authentication. Normally, it will be done at the Vietnam embassy/consulate general in the country where the Documents requested for Vietnam legalization was issued.

However, there is no embassy or consulate of Vietnam in Macau, as such, the Vietnam embassy legalization of Macau documents, papers will be done at the Vietnam Consulate General in Hong Kong SAR which covers the relevant issues in Macau SAR.

To complete this step, you need to prepared required documents and then submit them to the Consulate General of Vietnam in Hong Kong and Macau at:

  • 15/F, Great Smart Tower, 230 Wan Chai Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
  • Tel: +852 2835 9318

You will get your legalized documents after 3 – 5 working days. The Vietnam legalization cost for Macau documents, papers is US $10/legalization stamp.

You then need to translate your documents into Vietnamese for use in Vietnam.

4. Vietnam consular legalization service for Macau documents

In case you are in Vietnam, whether you have found a new job and need to apply for a work permit Vietnam, or you are following a procedure to get married to a Vietnamese citizen, and you need to legalize your Macau documents, papers for those purposes, our dedicated team are at your disposal. ​We ensure that all the required procedures will be followed and your Macau documents are legally recognized in Vietnam.

Our Vietnam consular legalization service for Macau documents covers:

  • Notarization if your documents are non-public ones;
  • Document authentication in Macau, &
  • Vietnam Embassy legalization for Macau documents;

In case you need a translation into Vietnamese, we will provide you with a high-qualify one.

Common documents we have received from our customers are:

  • Birth Certificates
  • Marriage Certificates
  • Death Certificates
  • Divorce Decree
  • Single Status Affidavit
  • Power of Attorney
  • Copy of Passport
  • Diplomas, certificate, academic transcript
  • Employment confirmation
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Certification of Free Sale
  • Certification of Origin
  • Commercial Invoice

Why our Vietnam legalization service for your

  • Quick processing: only 15 calendar days
  • Most comprehensive price: only from
  • 10+-year experience: We offer our experience to make legalization as simple as it can be.
  • Safety: We required no original documents, but scanned ones.

Our legalization service fee for Macau documents:

Document type

Service fee (USD/stamp)

Required documents

1-4 stamps

5 – 9 stamps

From 10 stamps

Diplomas – Certificates

267

265

260.5

Scan of original Diplomas – Certificates

Business registration certificate

267

265

260.5

Scan of Original Business registration certificate

Chinese passport

267

265

260.5

Scan of Original Passport

Employment confirmation

267

265

260.5

Scan of Original Employment Certificate + Passport + Business registration Certificate of confirming employer

For other document types, feel free to request a quote at Support@Vietnam-visa.com or +84.946.583.583 (WhatsApp, Viber, Zalo available).

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