Your passport or birth certificate must be certified by a competent authority and in accordance with the following guidelines. Documents that have not been properly certified will not be accepted. The problem arose with the documentation for people who wanted to make certain withdrawals from the Kiwisaver program. Where copies of identity documents were notarized, in some cases they were certified as true copies of only one copy of the original document and did not clearly indicate that the identification came from the individual. When you apply to study at Unitec, and sometimes if you are a student, you will be asked to provide a certified copy of your documents. As a category of „trusted references” under the amended 2013 Code of Conduct for Identity Verification (the Code), reporting agencies can rely on lawyers to verify original identity documents and certify copies. Your ID must be notarized or verified by an approved person before you can submit it online. If you have your documents properly certified, the authorized person will usually use a stamp on which their data can be found. To update this data, we need to see you personally with your documents.
Note: You may be asked to provide the original or a certified copy at a later date. We need to confirm your identity before working with you – please bring your documents to your first appointment. In most cases, we expect to personally receive a certified copy of your documents. However, if you self-isolate due to COVID-19, we can offer you an online service. The certifier must provide a statement that the certified document is a true copy of the original and include the name and signatures of the certifier and the date of certification. *If you need to certify documents for other reasons or for other reasons, we recommend that you make an appointment with a justice of the peace. The person certifying the documents must not be related to you, such as the spouse, partner, parent, child, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, or a person living at your address, or a person involved in the transaction, such as an in-house legal counsel, auditor. The Law Society has also proposed language for lawyers who certify documents. For admission, you can have your document certified or verified.
If you upload your documents online, we recommend that you certify them. Kiwi Wealth now actively encourages trusted references to use verification language stating that the certified copy also represents the identity of the person, for example: The following persons have the right to certify documents: If you applied for your visa online, you can scan your original documents and upload them to your online application, But you may need to send your passport to a visa application centre for verification as part of the verification. Send. of the application process. As explained in our discussion for certification and verification under the AML/CFT Act, 2009, while there is no hard and fast rule that sets specific wording for the certification of documents, lawyers must meet the reporting company requirements they have established to ensure compliance with AML/CFT law. When you apply to study at the University of Otago, you will be asked to provide proof of your full name, date of birth and nationality. The page containing the personal data (or „bio page”) of your passport and/or birth certificate is accepted. A task will be defined in your portal that will prompt you to download a scanned copy of one of these documents. Please note that if your birth certificate is not in English, you will need to provide an official translation as well as the original document in the language. It is important to note that under the Code, a lawyer can only review documents if they are provided by the person named in the document or if they know that person in their personal capacity (subject to exceptions that prevent trusted appraisers from notarizing documents). This means that a lawyer should not declare that a document „represents the identity of the designated person” if it is provided by a third party – even if it is otherwise a true and accurate copy of the original.
You can also bring your original documents to be checked by our friendly staff at the Student Hubs. A physical copy (not digitized) must be certified by one of the following persons. From 8 May 2017, when submitting a paper visa application, you can present a certified copy of your passport or proof of identity instead of your original passport (only originals will be accepted before this date). The Code requires reporting businesses to verify the identity of a client against a certified copy of the original, with wording confirming that the certified copy represents the identity of the individual. Our friendly staff can review these documents for you and help you upload your document to your application portal. Attention: You can also present a certified copy of an identity document. If you are asked to provide a certified true copy, provide Unitec with the signed copy and keep the original. However, you must provide originals or certified copies of the documents if specifically requested to do so by an immigration officer. Common acceptable documents include a recent bank statement, utility bill, or price announcement.
You must be less than 12 months old. You can book a Zoom appointment online with one of our Student Central teams and show them your documents during the meeting. You may need to provide the court with a certified copy of a document. A certified true copy is a photocopy stamped or confirmed by a person confirming that the copy is an authentic copy of the original document. You may need to provide the court with an attested, notarized or certified apostille document, or a certified copy of a document. You will be asked to provide a certified copy of your document as part of your application. This information also applies if you change your official name in your university certificate.* In your application, you may be able to download or share most digitally certified documents. To find out what documents are required for your application and how to submit them, please visit the „What you need to do” section of your application. Most reporting businesses rely on the Code, which requires a trusted assessor to be able to see the original documentary identification and declare that the documents provided are a genuine copy and represent the identity of the designated person. This helps reporting firms meet their onboarding and ongoing customer due diligence obligations under the Code and the AML/CFT Act. Common acceptable documents are your passport or both your original birth certificate and your New Zealand photo driver`s license. Last month, the financial services company Kiwi Wealth contacted us to report some problems encountered during the certification of documents.
Identification documents must be current (not expired) at the time of supply to Public Trust. If you provide a certified copy of your passport, Immigration New Zealand only needs a copy of the biographical data page showing your photo, name, date of birth and identity details. We do not require certified copies of every page of your passport. Some court documents, such as affidavits and affirmations, must be attested by an authorized person to confirm that the document is true and accurate. If you wish to present a certified copy of an identity document, it must have been certified true within the last 3 months. If you are in New Zealand, copies of your documents can be certified by an approved person, such as: You can also visit the Student Hubs with your original documents for assistance. You can bring your original document to Student Central on campus (Mt Albert or Waitākere). *In exceptional cases, we may also accept the equivalent of an Australian or British embassy or high commission. The authorized representative must note on the copied document: For the submission of a temporary visa application, a photocopy of a document is acceptable. If you registered with us some time ago and did not provide proof of identity at that time, we ask that you bring it with you to your next appointment. Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Act, 2009 To access your application, please go to Continue Application. Tax Administration Act 1994, which covers the Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and the Automatic Exchange of Financial Information (AEOI) Certified true copies must be stamped or provided as authentic copies of the originals by a person legally authorized to take affidavits in your country.
Public Trust is also required to collect a self-certification of the client`s tax residency data and forward it to the Inland Revenue Department (IRD), which may share the information with foreign tax authorities with which New Zealand has entered into an agreement. If they do not have a stamp or if the stamp does not contain their data, the authorized person must clearly write: I confirm that this is an authentic copy of the original I have seen and that the photograph represents a true reflection of [the person presenting the document to me for certification] [OR] [name of client]. If you need to change other contact details such as your phone number or email address, please contact us at [email protected] or 0800 371 471 and provide your customer number (you will find this in every letter or email from Public Trust).