Apostille for Czech Republic

Apostille Legalisation of Irish and UK document for use in Czech Republic and authentication of Czechian documents for use abroad

How to get an apostille on Irish and UK documents for use in the Czech Republic?

Docsbase Consular Services with office in Dublin Ireland and London UK is specialising in legalisation of all types of commercial, vital, government documents from Ireland and the UK for an official use in Czech Republic. We can arrange reissuance of documents in the UK and Ireland, notarisation and apostille legalisation of Irish and UK documents as well as the Embassy legalisation in London and Dublin. We are familiar with the requirements of Czechian authorities and can prepare your documents in a way that they will be accepted by the Czechian authorities without any further legalisation. Docsbase Translation is our in-house translation department specialising in preparing a certified translation of English documents into Czech appropriately certified for use in the Czech Republic. We also have reliable partners in Prague that can provide legalisation of Czechian documents for use abroad, in particular in the Republic of Ireland and the UK.


DocsBase Apostille & Consular Legalisation Services can arrange Apostille authentication of all public and the business-related Czech Republic documents,  for use abroad, especially for Ireland and the UK. No power of attorney is needed for this purpose. We provide this service directly or via our local representative in the Czech Republic.

The Czech Republic has been a signatory of the Hague Apostille Convention since 1961. This means that to use foreign documents you only need an Apostille to be valid in the Czech Republic. A separate legalisation certificate by the Czech Republic consulate or embassy is not required. Once your document has been Apostille authenticated in the Czech Republic, it does not require any further legalisation for use in other foreign states that are also party to the Hague Convention. The Hague Convention simplified the process of document authentication to be used in countries that are party to the treaty and did not enter into bilateral international treaties with the Czech Republic. An Apostille on Czech documents can be obtained at the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the Czech Ministry of Justice, and also performed at courts, public prosecutors offices, and notaries – this is where we can help with our years of expertise. Documents that originate from the Czech Republic must be legalised by the correct authority that created or issued the documentation. To get official Czech-issued documents recognised abroad, you will need to get a Czech Apostille to accompany your documents.


Anyone needing to present the official UK or Irish document – for work, business, legal issues, personal matters, and study – in a foreign country, will require legal authentication of the document by relevant authorities. To speed up the process on your behalf, DocsBase Apostille & Consular Legalisation Services will present the original documents to our associate UK solicitor firm (recognised by the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office) to certify the copy of the original. The certified copy will be submitted to the UK Legalisation Office to Apostille the document with an official government-issued Apostille stamp. The verification is accepted for legal and international use in all countries that have signed the Hague Convention. The legalisation of Irish documents follows a similar process, but the Apostille is done by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Once we have legalised Irish or UK documents by Apostille, they do not require further authentication by Czech Embassy to be used in the Czech Republic. We have offices in Dublin, London, and Prague, and we can therefore handle the entire process directly without using third-party couriers. Apostille certification is an internationally recognised way of legalising official documents that are issued in one country, for use in another nation. With the official government-issued certificate affixed, signed, and stamped to the reverse side of documents, your credentials will be legally recognised when presented in other countries. The Apostille certificate is seal stamped and issued with a serial number. The legalisation of some documentation can sometimes be a lengthy and complex process. At DocsBase Apostille & Consular Legalisation Services, our experts will take care of all matters on your behalf, from start to finish. Once your official documents have been Apostille certified, they will be swiftly returned to you by post or by courier service.


While some documents may be submitted for official purposes with just an official translation into the Czech language, most private and corporate documents, in Czechia, will require Apostille legalisation. When an official document is Apostille certified, it will not require further legalisation in the Czech Republic. Apostille certification can be issued for documents that are signed and issued in an official capacity by Governments. Documents issued by diplomatic representatives or consular officers of states that are signatories of the European Convention on the Abolition of Legalisation of Documents Executed by Diplomatic Agents or Consular Officers are an exception to this super legalisation. Presently, a nostrification of education (for high school, vocational or university education) is required. if a document issued by a signatory nation of the Hague Apostille Convention is submitted for official purposes, it must have an Apostille affixed to it, and also be officially translated into the Czech language. Docsbase Translation Services – docsbase.com is our sister company handling any Notarised translations required as part of the legalisation process.


 For official documents to be recognised and used for official purposes, outside of the country of issue, Apostille certification is usually requested by authorities and organisations in the Czech Republic. Documents must be legalised correctly before traveling to the Czech Republic and within a specific time period. Individuals and companies in the UK and Republic of Ireland may require Apostille authentication of Czech documents for a variety of different reasons and purposes. Authentication may be required for setting up a branch of a company, the signing of legal contracts, or for moving or studying in the UK or Republic of Ireland, or to the Czech Republic, as well as doing internships and contract work. Czech Republic Legalisation officially confirms that a signature, seal or stamp on a public document is genuine. This legalisation however does not certify the authenticity of a document. Docsbase Apostille & Consular Legalisation Services have a team of experts on hand to guide you through the legalisation process in the Czech Republic.

Most public Czech Republic documents can be Apostille legalised, these include but are not limited to:

– Documents originating from the Czech Republic Chamber of Commerce

– Articles of Incorporation

– Registration Certificates

– Tax Registrations

– Police Reports

– Case rulings, files and transcripts issued from Czech Republic Courts

– Extracts from the Commercial Register, and the Penal Register,

– Power of attorney

– Educational documents (diplomas, decrees, certificates, etc)

– Civil status certificates (birth, marriage, divorce, adoption, etc)

In cases where the original document has been misplaced or lost, our DocsBase Apostille & Consular Legalisation Services in-house experts can assist you in obtaining a legalised copy that can be used for the Apostille certification of Czech documents.


Our DocsBase Apostille & Consular Legalisation Services offices in London, and the Republic of Ireland, handle personal, legal, and corporate documents, and educational certificates for authentication by Apostille for use in the Czech Republic. Original or certified copy documents are submitted to the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London, or to the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin. Once legalised by Apostille, the documents can be officially used or submitted in the Czech Republic. Contact us today for a personalised quote.