Which Countries Require an Apostille?

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The following 107 countries are members of the Hague Apostille Convention and will require an Apostille from the California Secretary of State…

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

 

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

Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burma Myanmar, 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, Kenya, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar Burma, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, UAE (United Arab Emirates), 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/