Notarizing or certifying true copies of the originals

Notarizing or certifying true copies of the originals means notarizing or certifying the documents which are identical with the originals. The notarized or certified documents are not genuine, they are only true copies, notarized or certified copies. So what is the true copy of the original? Which offices have the function of copying originals to notarize or certified? The answer will be revealed in the following article.

The definition of notarizing or certifying true copies of the originals

Copying of the original to notarize or certified is the action of copying of the original into many identical copies and bringing them to an office which has the ability to certify/notarize documents in Vietnam law.
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According to Vietnam Law, identical copies can be divided into 2 types based on the language of the copied document:

  • Copy Vietnamese documents
  • Copy foreign language documents

Which offices have the function of copying originals to notarize or certified?

According to the Law on Notarization 2014, the function of copying originals is decentralized as follows:

  • Vietnamese documents: People’s Committee of Ward, Commune, District, and Notary Office.
  • Foreign language documents: People’s Committee of District, and Notary Office.

Which office has the responsibility to notarize or certify the copy of the original: Private notary office or public notary office?

According to Vietnam Laws, there is no rule to differentiate between private notary office or notary public office. It only has the distinguishment of definitions:

  • Notary Office is the office under the Department of Justice.
  • People’s Committee of Province decides to set up the Notary Office.
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The copy of the original requested has a maximum of 6 months?

There is no document stipulating that the authenticated copies are only valid for 6 months. However, some discussions relating to some offices applied the valid time of the authenticated copies. In fact, some documents easily have changed such as:
  • The land use right certificate: It has additional pages to update the changes.
  • Household registration book: It is also easy to cut off household registration.

Therefore, it is believed that time-relating thoughts ensure security. In fact, there are many documents which can not change also have additional information like Identity Card (ID), Certificates or Degrees. So It is not true about time-limited of the copies. The meaning of the notarized or certified copies is the confirmation of the no

Trans24h – Notarization service of Identical Copies: Documents, and Papers

Today, companies are so busy with work and primary documents which need to handle. The specialized staff is overworked. Therefore, Trans24h is established to help these company a part of work. We translate and bring to notarize all the documents with the lowest fee in the market. You can send an email to our company and Trans24h will finish the remaining.

With long experience in dealing with difficult translated and notarized documents and copies of the originals, and the reputation in proper authorities like Department of Judicial (a specialized agency of People’s Committee of District, Urban District), Consular Department (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Embassy, Notary Offices, Trans24h will complete all your papers, documents in the shortest time in order to help you save money and waiting time.

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Service of Translation and notarizing documents or the copies of the originals:

  • 24H Notarial Translation Limited Company
  • Address: 52, Nguyen Huy Tuong Street, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi.
  • Hotline: (+84)948944222

What are the benefits of Notarization Service’s Trans24h?

  • Our experienced and enthusiastic team of consultants are always ready to assist you 24/24h.
  • We work all days of the week, including day-offs/holidays.
  • We can give advice for notarization, and copy difficult documents.
  • You can get documents fastest with the lowest cost, compared to the cost in Hanoi’s market.
  • For customers who regularly use notarization or businesses, we have special offers.

Documents that we regularly notarize

  • Notarization of all kind of identity cards.
  • Notarization of criminal record certificate.
  • Notarization of household registration book, birth registration.
  • Notarization of transcripts, diplomas, curriculum vitae, certificates of merit.
  • Notarization of university diplomas, scoreboard, certificates of merit.
  • Notarization of marriage registration, household registration, birth registration.
  • Notarization of identity papers, household registration, birth registration, ID card.
  • Notarization of degrees, certificates and diplomas.
  • Notarization of the labour contract, payroll.
  • Notarization of study profile, applying for VISA, labour export.
  • Notarization of business registration, investment certificate.
  • Notarization of economic contracts.
  • Notarization of financial reports, company records.
  • Notarization of Certificate of Origin (CO), Certificate of Quality (CQ), Bill of Lading (BL).
  • Notarization of student records.
  • Notarization of birth certificate.
  • Notarization of  marriage certificate.
  • Notarization of economic and labour contracts.
  • Notarization of bid documents.
  • Notarization of driver’s license.
  • Notarization of patient records.
  • Notarization of identity cards.
  • Notarization of household registration.
  • Notarization of the divorce judgment.
  • Notarization of court decisions.
  • Notarization of vehicle registration.
  • Notarization of marriage registration.
  • Notarization of “red book”.
  • Notarization of real estate records.
  • Notarization of project documents.
  • Notarization of transcripts.
  • Notarization of the scoreboard.
  • Notarized university diploma.
  • Notarized high school diploma.
  • Notarized certified copy.
  • Notarization of labour export documents.
  • Notarization Web.
  • Notarization of dissertation and thesis.
  • Notarization of tourist, study and settlement visas.
  • Notarization of documents, texts, papers.
  • Notarization of certificates of merit.
  • Notarization of curriculum vitae.
  • Notarization of financial and insurance statements.
  • Notarization of payroll.
  • Notarized with TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS.

To know more information, please contact:

TRANS24h, 24H Notarial Translation Limited Company

  • Address: 52A Nguyen Huy Tuong, Thanh Xuan, Hanoi
  • Email:
  • Hotline: 0948944222
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