Which Countries Require an Apostille?

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The following 105 countries are members of the Hague Apostille Convention and will require an Apostille from the California Secretary of State…

Albania Greece Norway
Andorra Grenada Oman
Antigua and Barbuda Honduras Panama
Argentina Hong Kong Peru
Armenia Hungary Poland
Australia Iceland Portugal
Austria India Romania
Azerbaijan Ireland Russia
Bahamas Israel Saint Kitts and Nevis
Barbados Italy Saint Lucia
Belarus Japan Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Belgium Kazakhstan Samoa
Belize Kyrgyzstan San Marino
Bosnia and Herzegovina Latvia Sao Tome and Principe
Botswana Lesotho Serbia
Brunei Liberia Seychelles
Bulgaria Liechtenstein Slovakia
Cape Verde Lithuania Slovenia
Colombia Luxembourg South Africa
Cook Islands Macau South Korea
Costa Rica Macedonia Spain
Croatia Malawi Suriname
Cyprus Malta Swaziland
Czech Republic Marshall Islands Sweden
Denmark Mauritius Switzerland
Dominica Mexico Tonga
Dominican Republic Moldova Trinidad and Tobago
Ecuador Monaco Turkey
El Salvador Mongolia Ukraine
Estonia Montenegro United Kingdom
Fiji Namibia United States
Finland Netherlands Uruguay
France New Zealand Uzbekistan
Georgia Nicaragua Vanuatu
Germany Niue Venezuela

 

The following countries below are not members of the Apostille Convention and will require a certification…

Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Congo Republic, Congo Democratic, Ivory Coast, Cuba, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenia, Kuwait, Laos, Labanon, Libya, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Paraguay, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzia, Togo, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, UAE, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

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More information can be found on the Hague Conference on Private International Law Apostille Section.

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Our job is to help you make an informed decision.  Here is a list of the most asked questions…

What is an Apostille? http://www.apostille.la/what-is-an-apostille/

Which countries need an Apostille? http://www.apostille.la/countries-for-apostille-service/

How Does the Apostille Service Work? http://www.apostille.la/how-apostille-service-works/

Which Documents Require an Apostille? http://www.apostille.la/documents-for-apostille-service/

What are the Costs for Apostille Service? http://www.apostille.la/rates/

How do I get started? http://www.apostille.la/getting-started/