Attachment C - Authentication

Consular Fee AUD$20.00

The wording of an authentication is as follows:

For overseas missions

I [first and last name], an officer of the Australian Embassy/Consulate/State Office/Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (delete as appropriate), having been duly authorised by the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, DO HEREBY CERTIFY that the signature/seal/stamp

[insert as written]

appearing on the document/s above/below/attached hereto/on the reverse hereto is the true signature/seal/stamp of

[insert as appears on database]

In so certifying, neither I nor the Embassy/Consulate/State Office/Department endorse, verify or make any statement as to the accuracy, JUNE 2005

truth, legality or otherwise of the contents of the document or the purposes for which the document may be used. Neither I nor the Embassy/Consulate/State Office/ Department accept liability for any loss, damage or injury arising out of the use of, or reliance on, the document or its contents. I provide no undertaking that I have read the contents of the document.

GIVEN under my Hand and the seal of the Embassy/Consulate/State Office/Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade this [date in words] day of [months in words] Two thousand [year in words].

(Signed)
Name
Position
(Stamp with wet seal)

For DFAT offices in Australia

I [first and last name], an officer of the Australian Embassy/Consulate/State Office/Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (delete as appropriate), having been duly authorised by the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, DO HEREBY CERTIFY that the signature/seal/stamp

[insert as written]

appearing on the document/s above/below/attached hereto/on the reverse hereto is the true signature/seal/stamp of

[insert as appears on database]

In so certifying, neither I nor the Embassy/Consulate/State Office/Department endorse, verify or make any statement as to the accuracy, JUNE 2005

truth, legality or otherwise of the contents of the document or the purposes for which the document may be used. Neither I nor the Embassy/Consulate/State Office/ Department accept liability for any loss, damage or injury arising out of the use of, or reliance on, the document or its contents. I provide no undertaking that I have read the contents of the document.

GIVEN under my Hand and the seal of the Embassy/Consulate/State Office/Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade this [date in words] day of [months in words] Two thousand [year in words].

(Signed)
red wafer seal for the Secretary
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
(Stamp with wet seal)

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