Sunday, April 23, 2017

Notarial Services


The Consular Section of the Philippine Embassy in Singapore provides notarial services similar to the notarial acts and notarization done by public notaries in the Philippines. These notarial acts are done on documents or instruments that are signed in the presence of a consular official of the Embassy and that will be used in the Philippines.

The Consular Section performs the following notarial services:

ACKNOWLEDGMENT

Acknowledgment is the witnessing by a consular official of the Embassy of the signing of a document and the verification of the identity of the signatories. For documents such as authorization letters, contracts of sale, deeds, powers of attorney (Special Power of Attorney, Revocation of Power of Attorney). For this service, the principal signatories cited in the document must:

  1. Provide the complete document for signing. The principal must count the number of pages of each document for notarization;
  2. Personally appear at the Embassy to sign each page of the document;
  3. Each submit a photocopy of either their passport (information page) or valid government-issued identification card (both sides of the card);
  4. Pay the notarial fee of SGD 42.50 per document notarized. Regular processing is 2 business days. Payment strictly by cash only.

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CONSULARIZATION OF PROPERTY CONTRACT OF SALE, DEED OF SALE, AND RELATED DOCUMENTS

The consularization of contracts of sale, deeds of sale and other documents related to the purchase of condominium units in the Philippines falls under Acknowledgment. All such documents must be in proper page sequence when submitted to the Embassy for consularization.

It is the responsibility of the Agent to assist the Purchaser put these documents in proper page sequence. The Embassy may refuse to assist the Purchaser in putting these documents in proper page order.

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OATH AND AFFIRMATION

A consul of the Embassy can administer the oath necessary for the official requirements of Philippine professional licensure, Philippine dual citizenship, renunciation of Philippine citizenship, among others. For this service, the candidate must:

  1. Personally appear at the Embassy to take oath and sign the documentary requirement;
  2. Provide the requisite form and affixed photograph;
  3. Pay the notarial fee of SGD 42.50.

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JURAT

The jurat is the official affirmation of a consul of the Embassy that the signatories of a document have attested to the truth of the statements in the document. The jurat is done for documents such as the affidavit, Petition, statement, statutory declaration, among others. For this service, the signatories cited in the document must:

  1. Provide the complete document for signing. The principal must count the number of pages of each document for notarization;
  2. Personally appear at the Embassy to sign each page of the document;
  3. Each submit a photocopy of either their passport (information page) or valid government-issued identification card (both sides of the card);
  4. Pay the notarial fee of SGD 42.50 per document notarized. Regular processing is 2 business days. Payment strictly by cash only.

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COPY CERTIFICATION

The Embassy can make certified true copies of an authentic Philippine passport.

Certified true copies of a single-page authentic, valid Philippine civil registry document (birth certificate, marriage certificate) or Philippine identity card (driver’s license, SSS card) will be made only if the item has been authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines.

For this service, the customer must:

  1. Present the original document for copy certification;
  2. Pay the notarial fee of SGD 42.50 for three certified copies of the original document. Payment strictly by cash only.

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CERTIFICATION

The Embassy issues certifications for certain compliance requirements of private organizations, government agencies, or foreign embassies in Singapore. For this service, the customer must:

  1. State the type of certification required;
  2. Present the necessary original documents necessary for the certification and submit a photocopy of these documents;
  3. Pay the notarial fee of SGD 42.50. Regular processing is 2 business days. Payment strictly by cash only.

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TRANSLATION

The Embassy’s translation service is limited to translation to English of certificates and diplomas written in Filipino issued by certain Philippine educational or training institutions. The translations of the Embassy are not official translations. For this service, the customer must:

  1. Provide the original certificate or diploma and its photocopy;
  2. Pay the notarial fee of SGD 42.50. Regular processing is 2 business days. Payment strictly by cash only.
  3. The processing of a translation is strictly 2 business days. Translation cannot be expedited.

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