Understanding Apostille

What Is an Apostille Individuals and businesses that are engaged in cross-border activities (e.g. immigration, work/study abroad, international trade) often need to show public documents issued in one country to officials in another country. An Apostille is a certificate issued by the country of origin to authenticate the stamp, seal, or signature on a public …

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China Joined Hague Apostille Convention

On March 8, 2023, China submitted its instrument of accession to the Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents, also known as Hague Apostille Convention. The Convention will come into force for China on Nov. 7, 2023. China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has been designated as the …

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How to Get Chinese Academic Credentials Notarized in Shenzhen

This blog will explain how to get Chinese academic credentials notarized in Shenzhen. Academic credentials in this blog refer to degree certificates, graduation certificates and transcripts issued by China higher education institutions. Academic credentials are also known as academic qualifications. Notarization of Chinese academic credentials is often required to apply for a visa, job or …

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How to Get CSSD Verification Report for Your China Graduation Certificate

This blog will show you how to apply for a CSSD verification report for your China graduation certificate. The verification report is officially titled Online Verification Report of Higher Education Qualification Certificate. Note that China higher education awards 2 types of credentials: degree certificates and graduation certificates. We also have a guide on How to …

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How to Get CSSD Verification Report for Your China Degree Certificate

This blog will show you how to apply for a CSSD verification report for your China degree certificate. The degree verification report is officially titled Online Verification Report of Higher Education Degree Certificate. Note that China higher education awards 2 types of credentials: degree certificates and graduation certificates. We also have a guide on How …

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How to Get Your China Certificate of No Criminal Record Authenticated by the Consulate of Portugal in Shanghai

This article explains how to get your China Certificate of No Criminal Record (CNCR) authenticated by the Consulate of Portugal in Shanghai, China. Document authentication and China CNCR are also known as legalization and China police certificate/check/clearance respectively. China CNCRs authenticated by the Portuguese Consulates/Embassy are often used for purposes of immigration to Portugal. This …

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How to Get Your China Degree Certificate Authenticated by the Embassy of Spain in China

This is a guide on how to get a China degree certificate authenticated by the Embassy of Spain in China. The authentication, also known as legalization, is often needed in connection with studying in Spain. Our guide is based on a real case where a bachelor’s degree from a university in Beijing was authenticated. The …

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Implementation Rules for Handling Criminal Record Checks by Beijing Public Security Bureau

COPYRIGHT NOTICE Below is our English translation of the rules titled the Implementation Rules for Handling Criminal Record Checks by Beijing Public Security Bureau (in Chinese, 《北京市公安局办理犯罪记录查询工作实施细则》), effective March 25, 2022, The original Chinese text is available at the official website of Beijing Public Security Bureau at http://gaj.beijing.gov.cn/zhengce/zcwj/202204/t20220408_2669373.html. This English translation is produced by ZhaoZhao Consulting …

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Provisions on the Handling of Criminal Record Checks by Public Security Organs of Zhejiang Province

COPYRIGHT NOTICE Below is our English translation of the rules titled the Provisions on the Handling of Criminal Record Checks by Public Security Organs of Zhejiang Province (in Chinese, 《浙江省公安机关办理犯罪记录查询工作规定》), effective January 1, 2022, The original Chinese text is available at the official website of Zhejiang Provincial Public Security Department at http://gat.zj.gov.cn/art/2021/12/1/art_1229098253_2377613.html. This English translation …

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Provisions of Guangdong Provincial Public Security Department Regarding the Application for and the Handling of Certificates of No Criminal Record

COPYRIGHT NOTICE Below is our English translation of the rules titled the Provisions of Guangdong Provincial Public Security Department Regarding the Application for and the Handling of Certificates of No Criminal Record (in Chinese, 《广东省公安厅关于申请办理无犯罪记录证明的规定》), effective March 1, 2019, The original Chinese text is available at the official website of Guangdong Provincial Government at http://www.gd.gov.cn/zwgk/gongbao/2019/4/content/post_3366208.html. This …

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