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A Bill of Lading is a document that serves as a receipt for goods being shipped and as a contract between the shipper and the carrier. It is required for all goods imported or exported to Saudi Arabia.
In order for a Bill of Lading to be used in Saudi Arabia, it must be apostilled. An apostille is a certificate that authenticates the signature and seal of the official who issued the document.
The following are the requirements for the apostille of a Saudi Arabia Bill of Lading:
To get an apostille stamp for a Saudi Arabia Bill of Lading, you can follow these steps:
The cost of the apostille varies depending on the location where it is obtained. The U.S. Department of State charges a fee of $10 per apostille.
Importance of Apostille for Saudi Arabia Bill of Lading
The apostille is an important requirement for the use of a Bill of Lading in Saudi Arabia. It authenticates the signature and seal of the official who issued the document, which is necessary for customs clearance and other legal purposes.
If you are importing or exporting goods to Saudi Arabia that require a Bill of Lading, you will need to have the document with the Saudi Arabia apostille stamp. Failure to do so could result in delays or even the rejection of your shipment.