State Department Apostille

State Department Apostille

Time is valuable when dealing with important legal matters such as document authentication and apostille service in the Boston MA area. We understand the importance of completing this complex process correctly and as quickly as possible. We have over a decade of helping Bostonians with all their Notary and Apostille services. Once your documents are ready we can send them to you anywhere in the world!

Our Document Services offer complete document notary, translation, apostille authentication, and State department Apostille saving you the hassle of knowing the requirements of different government agencies. In addition, the process needs to be completed in a particular sequence, which we will perform.

U.S State Department Apostille Service

Boston Area Apostille Services

Boston area residents and businesses trusted to handle their documents for over a decade! We service individual, corporate, and government organizations, offering everyone the reliability of getting their documents processed on time and within budget. Our experienced staff is trained to handle your documents in a secure and confidential manner, giving you the satisfaction of a experienced professional. Unlike other website, we have a brick and mortar office near Boston MA, so you can feel at ease that you are not dealing with a fly-by-night business or a shady operator. All your confidential information is handled in accordance with the latest HIPAA rules and regulations.

State Department Apostille Requirements

Apostilles authenticate the seals and signatures of officials on public documents such as birth certificates, court orders, or any other document issued by a federal agency or certified by an American or foreign consul. An apostille certifies the document(s), so the document can be recognized in foreign countries that are members of the 1961 Hague Convention Treaty. We only issue apostilles for federal documents to use in countries that are members of the 1961 Hague Convention.

Before submitting documents requiring authentication, you must:

1) Notarize each document in front of a notary public:

  • For notaries public commissioned through the county: Documents must first be certified by the clerk of court in the county where the notary is commissioned, and then certified by the secretary of state in the state where the document was notarized.
  • For notaries public commissioned through the state: Documents must only be certified by the secretary of state in the state where the document was notarized.

2) Follow this order for notarizing and certifying your document: 

  • Your document is issued to you
  • Get your document notarized
  • If it applies, get your document certified by the clerk of court
  • Get your document certified by the secretary of state.
  • NoteIf a document requires certification from both the clerk of court and secretary of state, the dates must show that the clerk of court certification was done before the secretary of state certification.

To get started on your State Department Apostille & Authentication, please call us today at (978) 851-0199 or visit our website here.

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