Fiji – Notary Public helping with Property and Probate

Notary public services for Property and Probate in Fiji

FijiAs an experienced notary public, we assist clients with their interests in different countries all over the world – including Fiji. For clients with property dealings and probate matters in Fiji, our notary public services have provided them with a cost effective solution to their document signing requirements.

Documents intended for use in Fiji, but signed in Australia must be notarised by a notary public. If not, those documents may not be legally valid or recognised in Fiji, especially if you need to submit those documents to any kind of government department. If you want to avoid any unnecessary delay or additional cost, you should first understand the formal requirements for documents to be used in Fiji but signed in Australia and the best place to start is to ask your lawyer in Fiji for clear instructions as to what you need to do in Australia.

We regularly assist our clients whenever they buy or sell property in Fiji, or are required to complete documents for probate matters including estate management and other legal proceedings. In most cases, the documents will be prepared by lawyers in Fiji and sent, either by email or in a hard copy format, before being delivered to us for signing and sealing.

Some common documents that we see regularly from clients include:

  • power of attorney
  • affidavits and declarations for use in legal proceedings
  • contracts or agreements for buying and selling property
  • probate applications and renunciations for estates, and
  • applications regarding residency or citizenship in Fiji

Even if the documents that your lawyer in Fiji has sent you does not fall within any one of these examples, the likelihood is that those documents will still need to be notarised by a notary public. Properly notarising your documents with a notary public means your documents can then be used in Fiji without you having to leave Australia.

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Do you have any questions regarding this article?

If you have never had to have a document notarised before, you may find our role as a notary public, the notary public services that we provide, and this whole process (especially authentication, legalisation and apostille) to be confusing and daunting. Do not worry! We are here to try to simplify it, make it easy for you to understand, and to guide you or assist you with achieving your desired goal.

Please contact us or visit our Frequently Asked Questions for more information regarding this article or our notary public services.

Click here to see the flowchart that we created to help you understand the process regarding notarisation, apostille, authentication and legalisation.

So, what next?

If you are now ready to proceed with having your document notarised, please visit our Notary Fees page for a FREE quote on our notary public services or just call us on 02 9687 8885 and speak to our friendly staff about your requirements.

Why choose Phang Legal for your notary public services?

We are a leading provider of notary public services in Sydney known for our low-cost fixed fee notary services, our availability to provide notary public services on short notice, and our focus on personal and timely notary public services. With our offices conveniently located in Parramatta, the geographic centre of the Sydney metropolitan area, our notary public assists clients from across all suburbs of Sydney and beyond.

Ern Phang, Notary Public


Notary Public

This website is maintained by Phang Legal, an incorporated legal practice in Parramatta and a leading provider of notary public services to clients across Sydney. Extensive experience and low-cost fixed prices ensures quality services and satisfied clients.

is the solicitor director of Phang Legal and a notary public. Ern regularly writes about his experiences as a notary public and the kinds of issues faced by his clients in sending documents overseas.

All information contained in this article is for general purposes only and correct as at the time of publication. You should only rely on information and advice that is specific to your situation and current at the time you wish to rely on it.

Posted: 2011-10-19 08:00:12 / Last edited: 2013-11-12 13:11:04

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