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Processing of documents for notarization takes five (5) working days.

Authentication of Documents | Acknowledgement | Affidavit Certification

Authentication of Documents

  • Original document
  • If the original document is not in English, it must be accompanied by an English translation. (Please check with the Embassy if your document needs an English translation.)
  • Original document must be
    • Notarized and
    • Legalized at the State Chancery ( Staatskanzlei) of the applicant’s canton
  • Photocopy of the document(s) for Embassy file. 
  • Self-addressed envelope with Sfr. 6.00 postal stamp (registered) for the return of the document.
  • Fee: Sfr. 25.00 per document (postal order if request is done by mail).


A written statement usually prepared by the lawyer of the applicant, such as General/Special Power of Attorney, Deed of Sale, etc. (LEGAL FORMAT) 

  • Original document and 1 photocopy
  • Valid Philippine Passport
  • Personal appearance of the applicant at the Embassy
  • Sfr. 25.00 per document


A written statement prepared by the applicant, such as statements of financial support, parental consent, etc 

  • Original affidavit and 1 photocopy
  • Valid Philippine Passport
  • Personal appearance of the affiant/applicant at the Embassy
  • Sfr. 25.00 per document


A statement prepared by the Embassy such as Certification
of Filipino Citizenship, Certification of Legal Capacity to Marry, etc.
Please call the Embassy for the requirements. +41-31-350-1717.



Notarial Services

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