Legalisation for Power of Attorney
Please note that legalising documents from the Consular Section at the Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in Canberra only confirms the authenticity of the signature, seal or stamp of the following:
• Australian Department of Foreign affairs and Trade Australia (DFAT)
• Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of New Zealand (MFAT)
However, legalisation does NOT confirm the authenticity of the underlying document and does NOT authenticate either the signature on the original document or the content of the original document in any way.
The Consular Section reserves all rights to NOT legalise any document in contrary with Jordanian legislations, public order and morals.
For Legalising a power of Attorney an attached Notarial Certificate to the Power of Attorney is required. The Notarial Certificate should contain the followings:
• A specific reference to the documents attached to it.
• Testifying that the signatory appeared before the Notary Public and signed the power of Attorney.
• Confirming that the ID (Passport) for the authorising person is true and genuine, an attached copy of the ID must be attached to the power of attorney.
Note: The Only accepted proof of ID for the Purpose of Legalisation power of Attorney are Passports and Jordanian ID Card. ID number which has been used to verify the authorising person must be mentioned.
• The name and details of the authorising person written in the text of the power of attorney must match the ID used by the notary Public.
• If the signatory is acting on behalf of a commercial company, the Notary Public should clearly confirm that he/she is satisfied that the signatory has the authority and capacity to sign the Power of Attorney on behalf of that company.
• Power of Attorney must be authenticated by Department of Foreign affairs in Australia and Trade of Australia (DFAT) if was concluded by an Australian Notary Public
• Power Of Attorney must be authenticated by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand (MFAT) if was concluded by a New Zealand Notary Public.
• The Consular Section will NOT legalise any Power of Attorney that contains any kind of authorisation for selling lands or properties not within the territory of “The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan”.
• The Consular Section NOT legalise any Power of Attorney in contrary with the Jordanian public order and morals.
• The Consular Section does NOT provide any legal advice neither offers any interpretation services.
The legalisation fee for a power of attorney related to Commercial activities is (108.50) AUD per legalisation/stamp.
The legalisation fee for a power of attorney related to Non-Commercial activities is (17.50) AUD per legalisation/stamp.
How to make the payment for your legalisation
The fees pay be paid by (Australian Money Order or Bank Cheque) made payable to (Embassy of Jordan).
Or by Debit Card if you attend personally at the consular Section.
Note: Consular fees (including Legalisation) are subject to change without prior notice. Charges collected will reflect the applicable fees on the processing date.
Note: American Express and all types of credit cards are not acceptable.
Lodging and Collection
A pre-paid Australian post self-addressed return envelope (Registered, Express, or priority post only) must be provided,
Or to arrange a pick up by a courier (e.g DHL, FedEx). otherwise, the document can be collected by an authorised person after (3) working days from the date of submission or receiving it.
Note: The Consular Section would strongly recommend you to keep the return delivery tracking number so you can track your document yourself. Please note that the consular Section is NOT responsible for any loss that may happen.
Lodging Documents: (Monday–Friday) 10:00–12:00.
Collection working days: (Monday–Friday) 14:00-15:00.