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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 Swiss - Legalising Swiss Documents
If your document originates from Swiss
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:

Switzerland - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Designated Competent Authority(ies):

A. Federal Chancellery
B. Cantonal authorities: see the list below, under "Contact details"

Contact details:

Address: Les coordonnées de la Chancellerie fédérale ainsi que des informations utiles (en allemand, français, italien) peuvent être consultée en ligne à partir de cette adresse (gérée par la Chancellerie fédérale).

Les coordonnées des 26 Autorités cantonales de la Suisse sont consignées dans une liste qui peut être consultée en ligne à partir de cette adresse (gérée par la
Chancellerie fédérale)
Telephone: -
Fax: -
E-mail: -
General website: -
Practical Information:

Price: Generally, the prices vary from 15 to 30 Swiss francs (approx. €10 to €20).
Useful Links:
Confédération Suisse (chancellerie fédérale)
Appenzell Rhodes extérieures
Appenzell Rhodes intérieures
Bâle campagne
Bâle ville
St. Galle
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