Certification Services

Notarization service

The Eteria team was formed within the leading Italian notary's firm and is able to provide all the support necessary to obtain, within a few hours of receiving the request from the client, certification and notarization services on documents.

 

What are notarized documents and what are they for?

Usually, in order to use a document it is necessary to provide proof that the document is "authentic", that it really exists and has a "certain date"; or that the signatures on that document are "authentic", i.e. actually attributable to those who signed it.

These operations (which are atechnically defined as "notarizations") are generally entrusted by Italian law to persons who are public officials (e.g. the notary).

The main notarizations are the certified copy of a document and the authentication of signatures affixed to the document.

The certified (or authenticated) copy consists of the reproduction of the original document (paper or digital) certified as conforming to the latter by a public official (notary) and allows certification with full legal value:

  • The conformity of the copy with the original document
  • The existence at a certain date and time of the document itself

The purpose of the certified copy is to circulate a non-original document with the advantage of favouring legal negotiation and commercial relations without being forced to submit original documentation that is difficult to obtain.

The authentication of signatures affixed to a document (the law regulates different types of signatures) allows certification with full legal value:

  • The real origin of the document from the subjects (or from the subject) who appear to be its authors
  • The existence at a certain date and time of the document itself
  • That the signature on the document actually belongs to the person who signed it in the presence of the notary.

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