Documents for legalisation must first be authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs. This currently takes approximately 10 working days.
To quicken the process you can attend the Department of Foreign Affairs in person and they will authenticate your documents while you wait.
We recommend having a notarised or certified copy of your documents legalised to maintain the condition of the original.
The AICC can legalise your documents for the following countries:
AICC Document Legalisation service may not be available for the following countries:
Oman: Certificates which originate from an Irish institution once they bear the 'Apostille stamp' from the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade does not require attestation/legalisation by the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman and this stamp is recognised by the authorities in Oman. Therefore, the Embassy will not attest/legalise any document that bears this stamp.
Please contact the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade at - Dublin: 01 408 2174; Cork: 021 4944765 / 4944766
The AICC can legalise the following documents: