New Zealand Embassy Manila, The Philippines

Witnessing and certifying New Zealand documents

The New Zealand Embassy in Manila is able to perform the following legal and notarial services:

  • Certifying that a document is a true copy of the original (e.g. birth or marriage certificates, education certificates).  The original must be provided.
  • Taking affidavits, affirmations or statutory declarations or other documents prepared by a solicitor or the person presenting it.
  • Providing consular letters or certificates of support and existence.
  • Witnessing signatures on documents (e.g. wills, powers of attorney, land transfer deeds etc). 

The above services are available by appointment only.  To make an appointment, please phone
+63 2 891 5358 and ask to speak with the Consular Support Officer.  You may be asked to provide a copy of the document in advance for confirmation that the legal or notarial service being requested can be provided by the embassy.

The embassy’s opening hours can be found here.

The applicable fees for these services can be found here.

The Department of Internal Affairs website has more information on the processes and fees involved in the authentication of New Zealand documents.

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