Philippines – Notary Public helping Business expand and recruit overseas

Notary public assisting businesses in the Philippines

PhilippinesOver the last few years, as a notary public we have observed many of our clients – being Australian businesses, look at expanding their operations into the Philippines or consider hiring people from the Philippines.

In most cases, the reasoning is the same – the Philippines has relatively low labour costs, their population is generally highly educated or skilled, and most important for many Australian businesses, they are English-speaking and English-educated. Although there are other alternatives, the Philippines always seems to be one of the preferred options. (This statement is purely an observation based on clients who request assistance with legal services and notary public services. It is not based on research data across a wide sample, and it is not intended to be advice of any kind. You should make your own enquiries before considering operating in any foreign market.)

Whether our clients are exploring opportunities to expand their business in to Asia or outsource services in the Philippines, or hire employer-sponsored workers from the Philippines, the paperwork necessary to complete the task must be notarised and then legalised by the Philippine Consulate. Ensuring that the paperwork is in order is the best way to avoid any unnecessary hassle, delay and additional costs in terms of what has to happen in Australia as well as the Philippines.

On the Australian-end, we assist our clients to notarise their documentation quickly, efficiently and in a way that is valid and acceptable to the Philippine Consulate and for use in the Philippines. Each country is different and so it is important to make sure you satisfy the requirements of the Philippine Consulate, whatever they may be to avoid unnecessary hassles, delay or additional costs – please visit their website or phone them on +61 2 9262 7377 for more information.

In the Philippines, our clients generally engage recruitment agents or other local partners to assist them in processing any documents required by various levels of government.

If you are an Australian business looking to Philippines for future opportunities, then you need to speak to us about your business plans and your notary public requirements.

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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: 2011-07-13 08:00:21 / Last edited: 2018-02-26 18:36:29

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