CIBT Expands Document Services Capabilities with Acquisition of Blair Consular Services

February 1, 2022

CIBT, the global leader for travel visas, immigration and document services, operating under the CIBTvisas and Newland Chase brands, has acquired Blair Consular Services Ltd (“Blair”). Formed in 1967, Blair is Europe’s oldest and largest export documentation provider, headquartered in London with additional offices in the Netherlands and the United States.

The acquisition of Blair is a transformative milestone for CIBT and our document and legalization services business line expansion goals. The addition of Blair’s industry knowledge, expansive product offering, digital platforms, and strong client relationships will pave a clear path to accelerated growth for CIBT.

– Carlos Claro, Managing Director Europe – Document and Legalization Services

Today CIBT offers fast, easy, and secure document legalization, apostille, translation, and notarization services, including:

  • Export documents, such as certificates of origin and commercial invoices
  • Legal, corporate and IP, including patent and trademark, documentation
  • Legalizations for the pharma, healthcare, food and agriculture industries
  • Documents required for relocation, such as marriage or birth certificates and employment contracts
  • Letter of Credit documentation service, including preparing the documentation and bank presentation

Through this acquisition, we welcome more than 60 new team members to the CIBT organization. Adding Blair’s document services capabilities to our own will further position the Company as a leader in legalizations, export trade, and document services.

With 16 years’ Blair employment, CIBT is proud to announce that Vicky Jackson has stepped into the role of Senior Director of Sales and Operations and will be leading the Blair business.

Joining an organization with the infrastructure and global footprint of CIBT presents a great opportunity for Blair clients and staff. We look forward to sharing our market-leading products with CIBT’s client base,” said Vicky Jackson, Senior Director of Sales and Operations.

Inquiries regarding CIBT’s document and legalization services may be submitted here.


CIBT is the leading global provider of immigration and visa services for corporations and individuals with expert immigration and visa professionals, attorneys and qualified migration consultants located in over 70 offices in 25 countries.
With over thirty years of experience, CIBT is the primary service provider to 75% of Fortune 500 companies. CIBT offers a comprehensive suite of services under two primary brands: Newland Chase, a wholly owned subsidiary focused on global immigration strategy and advisory services for corporations worldwide and CIBTvisas, the market leader for business and other travel visa services for corporate and individual clients.