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Apostille
The legalisation convention is the convention abolishing the requirement of legalisation for foreign public documents, also known as the Apostille Convention (5 October 1961). This convention does not completely abolish legalisation but shortens the chain so that only a single action is required, the addition of an apostille. A document bearing an apostille does not require any further legalisation by the embassy or consulate of the country in which it is to be used.


Apostille for Barbados - Legalising Barbadian Documents
If your document originates from Barbados then it should be legalised by the correct authority where the document was created or issued. For any document issued in Barbados we suggest you try to contact the following apostille authority:

Mauritius - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Address
Designated Competent Authority(ies):

Apostille Section, Home Affairs Division of the Prime Minister's Office

Contact details:

Address: Apostille Section
Home Affairs Division
Prime Minister's Office
New Government Centre
4th Floor
Port-Louis
Mauritius
Telephone: +230 201-3587
Fax: +230 212-9393
E-mail: pmo@mail.gov.mu
General website (see also "Practical Information"): http://www.gov.mu/portal/site/pmosite
Practical Information:

Price: Free of charge
Useful Links: Legalisation of documents (Apostille)

What is Apostille ?

This is the documentary device by which a government department authenticates a document as genuine, thereby legalising it for use in another member country under the terms laid out in the Hague Convention of 1961.

Once a document has been Apostilled, thereby providing official government authentication of the signatures and stamps appearing on it, it is automatically deemed legalised for use in another member country.

Contact Person
Miss Valère, M.J. Sandrine
Acting PAS
Tel:201-1183

Mr Jhoerreea, A. K
Assistant Secretary
Tel:201-2665


The Hague Convention

The Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 abolishing the requirement of legalisation for foreign public documents has brought about a basic simplification to the formalities of legislation of public documents outside the countries from which they emanate. These formalities of legalisation have been reduced to the delivery of a certificate in a prescribed form entitled "Apostille".

Mauritius is one of the signatories of the above Convention and it is the Prime Minister's Office which is responsible for the final authentication exercise, that is, issuing the "Apostille". Any person who wishes to have one of the public documents mentioned legalised should call at the Prime Minister's Office, New Government Centre, 4th Floor, between 9 a.m to 3 p.m. It is to be noted that Apostille service is FREE OF CHARGE.


Public Documents
The documents that are deemed to be considered as public documents are:

(i)  Birth Certificates (ix) Certificates of Nationality
(ii) Marriage Certificates (x) Educational and Professional Certificates
(iii) Death Certificates (xi) Certificates of Morality from the Director of Public Prosecutions
(iv) Divorce Decrees (xii) Tax Certificates
(v) Residence Certificates (xiii) Child Adoption Documents
(vi) Certificates of Good Standing (xiv) Memorandum & Articles of Association
(vii) Documents emanating from an authority connected with the Courts or tribunals (xv) Certificates of Incorporation
(viii) Notarial acts  

Conditions

1. Documents for legalisation (Apostille) should as far as possible be submitted in person and collected on the next working day as from 1 PM.

2. Submission of documents:-9 AM to 3 PM

3. Persons delegated by Notaries, Solicitors, Companies, Travel Agents Tec... should produce a letter clearly stating the number and description of documents each time they are submitted.

4. Identity cards may be requested.

5. Persons losing their "Apostille" receipt should produce a letter stating the document they submitted and its description (Name etc...)

6. Documents for legislation are delivered FREE OF CHARGE by the Prime Minister's Office.

 
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