What is an Apostille?
An apostille is a certificate issued by a designated authority such as the U.S Department of State or the Secretary of State certifying your personal and commercial documents. Official papers or certificates that may require an apostille certificate to be attached are:
- Marriage certificates
- Birth certificates
- Criminal background checks
- Commercial documents
- Business agreements
- FDA, IRS, Certificate to Foreign Government or other Federal Government issued documents
Apostille Service In All 50 States:
- Personal and Commercial documents
- Obtained in 2-5 business days and costs $129.95 all inclusive (for MA Secretary of State apostille)
- Diplomas, Transcripts, Powers of Attorney, Company Agreements
- Birth and Marriage certificates (only applicable for certain states, please contact us for more info)
U.S Department of State Authentication:
- Documents issued by US Federal agencies
- State Department processing time cannot be guaranteed due to COVID 19-related closures of walk-in services FBI Background checks, IRS documents, Certificates to Foreign governments, Naturalization documents
- FBI Background checks, IRS documents, Certificates to Foreign Government, Naturalization documents
How to get an apostille in Massachusetts?
To apostille, a document in Massachusetts, the country where it will be presented must be part of the Hague Convention. If the country of destination is not part of the Convention, the process used is Legalization. If you want to apostille a document you have two options, you can apostille yourself document by going to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of your country, or hire the service of a notary to do it for you. If you want to save time or the process seems difficult, you can always hire our company to get the job done right and for a reasonable fee.