LEGALISATIONS

Any official document (such as Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, College Degrees, etc.) issued by the Dutch government (agency) that you intend to use in Malaysia must be legalized before it is legally accepted. Please visit the Consulair Dienstcentrum (CDC) in The Hague for the verification of your documents first before you make an appointment witht the Embassy. You can find more information about the CDC by following the link below.

https://www.netherlandsworldwide.nl/living-working/legalisation-of-dutch-documents-for-use-abroad

Catagories

If you want to bring medication with you that falls under the Dutch “Opiumwet” or Malaysia Dangerous Drugs Act, you will need to obtain a legalised Medical Certificate in the English language from your GP. If your medication does not fall under the Opiumwet, you can bring the medication without a legalized statement from your GP. Make sure to bring all medication in their original packaging.

  • Check here whether the medication you are using falls under the Dutch Opiumwet.
  • Check here whether the medication you are using falls under the Malaysian Dangerous Drugs Act.
  • Have your GP fill out the Medical Certificate.
  • Obtain the verification stamp from the CAK.
  • Obtain the verification sticker from the CDC.
  • Make an appointment with the Embassy for the legalisation of your Medical Certificate.

If the document you want to have legalised is in Dutch, you will need to have it translated first. Translations must always be done by an official translator.

If the document you want to have legalised is in Dutch, you will need to have it translated first. Translations must always be done by an official translator.

These documents should be legalised first by the municipality that issued them. The municipal officer authorised to carry out legalisations will place their name and signature on your document as proof.

  • Obtain the verification sticker from the CDC.
  • Make an appointment with the Embassy for the legalisation of your document.

Please get in touch with the CDC to see what the requirements are. You can also find more information on the website of the CDC.

After you have received the verification sticker from the CDC, you can make an appointment with the Embassy to have your document legalised for the use in Malaysia.

Please bring the following items to your appointment:

  1. Valid passport/ID
  2. Documents with the verification sticker from the CDC
  3. Application fee (Please bring the exact amount in cash only)
Application typeApplication fee
Legalization of document€15 per document

Visa/legalisation agencies must also include an authorization letter.

Please note that the Malaysian Embassy in The Hague is only able to legalize Dutch documents for the use in Malaysia. Legalisation of Malaysian official documents, that will be used in the Netherlands, can only be done by the respective agencies (if applicable), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Malaysia and the Embassy of The Kingdom of The Netherlands in Kuala Lumpur. Click here for more information.