Document Certification and Legalisation Information
AACCI has the authority to issue Certificates of Origin, and can assist with the certification of other commercial export documents such as, invoices, health and other government issued certificates, Halal certificates, Letters of Free Sale, Letters of Support for Saudi Arabia visa applications.
It is a requirement to have your commercial export documents AACCI certified before they can be legalized by an Australian based Arab diplomatic mission.
Export documents can be certified electronically via Oz Docs or eCert or manually by post or in person at one of our state chapters or documentation processing centers.
For manual Certification of Origin, please download the appropriate PDF form below:
The following fees apply to export documentation services by AACCI from 1 July 2011.
Base rate fees per set of documents are applied according to the following schedule:
Members $30.00 per set
Non-members $50.00 per set
For sets of documents which do not have Certificate of Australian Origin or Declaration of Origin, GST will be added to the above prices:
Members $33.00 per set
Non-members $55.00 per set
These documents might be: Power of Attorney, Visa letters, contracts, agreements etc.
The following extra costs may also be incurred:
Additional Pages and amendments
A surcharge of $10 applies for each 25 pages or part thereof when document sets exceed the first 25 pages as follows:
26 to 50 pages $10 surcharge for a total of $40 (members) or $60 (non-members) per set
51 to 75 pages $20 surcharge for a total of $50 (members) or $70 (non-members) per set
50% of the initial certification fee is applied for each set of documents amended
Postage, Photocopy and Account Fees
You are required to provide a photocopy of all documents to be certified. Photocopying of documents (including a photocopy for AACCI's records if one has not been provided), should this be required, attracts a fee of $5 per set.
Please also provide your own Express Post envelope for returning of documents. A postage and handling fee of $6 per set of documents applies when this service is required. Documents will be returned to clients in an overnight Express Post envelope.
AACCI members opting to pay for AACCI's certification services on account will be charged a monthly $5 accounting fee.
When delivering documents by courier please book a return job as the documents will be stamped while the courier waits. Where a customer needs the documents to be sent by courier to the relevant Embassy, the amount paid to the courier company will be charged back to the customer. To avoid courier charges, please send one extra Express Post envelope with the documents.
Original documents for certification should be provided together with:
1. One additional copy of the documents for AACCI records
2. Your payment. Cheques or money orders should be made payable to
AUSTRALIA ARAB CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
Payment may also be made by cash, Mastercard or Visa.
Banking details for direct deposit payments are:
Bank of Western Australia - Bankwest
A/C: 176 021-1
Should you need more information on our new fees, payment facilities and banking details, please do not hesitate to contact your State Chapter Executive Officer.