There is more than one type of apostille for commercial or personal documents. Among them are apostilles from the Secretary of State and the US Department of State. An authentication service will provide assistance with document submission requirements in a manner that can get them certified quickly.
What Is an Apostille?
An apostille is a certification of commercial or personal documents from designated authorities, such as the Secretary of State or the US Department of State. Documents that may require an attached apostille certificate include:
- Birth certificates
- Marriage certificates
- Commercial documents
- Business agreements
- Criminal background checks
- Documents issued by the federal government, including certificates to foreign governments
Secretary of State-Issued Apostilles
Authentication services will submit commercial or personal documents to the office of the Secretary of State for an apostille certificate. Relevant documents typically return in about two or three days.
Documents to submit for apostille from the Secretary of State specifically include:
- Commercial agreements
- Powers of attorney
- Marriage and birth certificates
If it’s unclear what documents will require an apostille, an authentication service can help.
US Authentication Services will handle document certification for corporate and personal documents. As a Washington D.C.-based licensed firm with expert-level experience in document authentication, embassy legalization and apostille from the Secretary of State, the authentication serve will be able to expedite legalization per requirements of government authorities worldwide. To learn more, contact the experts at 1-703-971-7226 or online http://www.usauthentication.com today.