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Legalisation of documents

Submission and collection of documents: Monday and Wednesday, from 12 to 2 p.m.

The legalization process takes 1 week after submission.

The legalization fee per document is 18 JDs (in cash).

Official documents issued in one country are not always valid in another. Jordanian and Iraqi documents, intended for Belgian authorities, must be legalized so that Belgian authorities recognize them as with full legal effect.

Legalization certifies the origin of a document. It is an official confirmation of the veracity of the signature, stamp or seal of the civil servant who signed the document.

What steps need to be taken to legalize Jordanian or Iraqi documents for use in Belgium?

Legalization of Jordanian documents

Legalization of Iraqi documents

  1. Please note that documents issued in Arabic must be translated into English or one of the national languages (French/Dutch/German). The Embassy does not legalize originals without the translation or vice-versa.
  1. Please note that documents issued in Arabic must be translated into English or one of the national languages (French/Dutch/German). The Embassy does not legalize originals without the translation or vice-versa.
  1. Original documents must be legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jordan.
  1. Both the original document and its translation must be legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Iraq.
  1. Translations must be done by a sworn translator and then legalized by a notary and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jordan.
  1. After being legalized in Iraq, documents must be legalized in the Iraqi Embassy in Amman, followed by a legalization by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jordan.
  1. The final step is to legalize, both the original document and its translation at the embassy of Belgium in Jordan.
  1. The final step is to legalize, both the original document and its translation at the embassy of Belgium in Jordan.

Please note that the Belgian Embassy does not legalize Belgian documents. Belgian documents for use in Jordan and Iraq must be legalized by the FPS Foreign Affairs and the Jordanian Embassy in Brussels. For more information about the legalization of documents, please visit the FPS website.