Legalisation of documents from New Caledonia for use in the Netherlands
If you want to use a document from New Caledonia in the Netherlands, you must have it legalised by the local French authorities in Nouméa.
Due to the coronavirus, the possibilities to have foreign documents legalised at an embassy or consulate-general are limited. To see if it is possible to make an appointment, please check the online appointment system (unless otherwise indicated). If no times are available, it is not yet possible. Do you only need to have your documents legalised by the local authorities? Then check with the local authorities if that is possible.
Which documents can be legalised?
You can have various documents legalised, such as diplomas and certificates. The most common documents are extracts from civil status records:
- an official copy of a birth certificate
- a certificate of unmarried status
- an official copy of a marriage certificate
- an official copy of a divorce certificate
- an official copy of a death certificate
Ask the local authorities in New Caledonia where you can get these documents.
Where and how can you have your document legalised?
Have your document from New Caledonia legalised by the local French authorities in Nouméa. To find out how this works, go to Legalisation of documents from France for use in the Netherlands. This page is in French.