Washington DC Apostille

US Federal ApostilleDo you need Washington DC Apostille service?

In addition to the apostille services we provide in California, we also provide Washington DC Apostille services through our office in DC.  There are many reason why your documents will require an apostille or certification from the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.).   If you have U.S. Federal Government documents or if your documents are destined for a non-Hague apostille country, your documents will require Washington DC apostille or certification services through the U.S. Department of State.

Here is a list of reason why your documents will require a U.S. Federal apostille or US Department of State certification through the U.S. Department of State:

  1. Documents destined for a non-Hague apostille country (Example: Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, etc…).
  2. Documents issued by the U.S. Federal Government (Example: FBI, USDA, FDA, SSA, DOJ, USPTO, DHS, EPA, etc…).
  3. Documents issued by the District of Columbia.

Here is a short video that explains the process:

Click to download our California Apostille order form. Our Apostille service is fast, convenient, and saves you time and money.

Apostille Washington DC – Embassy Legalization

US Department of State AuthenticationOne of the benefits in doing business with International Apostille Services, Inc, is that we have the resources in place to complete your documents from start to finish.   We currently have two offices in California (Los Angeles & San Francisco) , one office in New York, and another in Washington, D.C.

Our office in Washington, D.C. can apostille your documents in 1-2 business days and return them to you by FedEx Priority mail delivery at no additional cost.  We can also legalize your documents at any Embassy office in 2-5 business days.  Washington, D.C. Embassy Legalization.  Some documents require U.S. Department of State Authentication.  The current processing time with the U.S. Department of State is 3-4 business days.

Some countries, who are not members of the Hague Apostille Convention, will require additional certifications form the U.S. Federal Government in Washington, D.C.  For example, the countries of the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Iraq, and China require California state certified documents to also be certified from the U.S. Department of State.  Other documents (Invoices, Bill of Lading, etc…) may require additional authentications.  Our Washington DC Apostille office can handle all your Embassy and Federal Government certification requirements.

Here is an illustration which explains the process:

Document Attestation Certification

Common documents we receive are:

Personal Documents:

  • Marriage Licenses, Divorce agreements, Divorce Decree
  • Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Death Certificates
  • Single Status to Marry, No record of a Marriage
  • Criminal Record – Criminal Background Check
  • FBI Criminal Background Check (Federal Document) – FBI Apostille
  • Local Police, Sheriff’s Department, etc…
  • Power of Attorney – General, Special, Finance, Real Estate etc.
  • Notarized copies of Passport, Affidavits, and other documents
  • Papers for Adoption purposes
  • Transcripts (High School, College, University, or any other issuing agency)
  • Diploma, Degree Certificates, Graduation Records
  • Permission to Travel, Consent by Parent(s) to travel with Minor Children
  • Certificate of Naturalization (Federal Document)

Business / Corporate Documents:

  • Articles of Incorporation, Certificate of Incorporation
  • Merger Agreements
  • Authorization letter for Bank, Finance, Office, and related company matters
  • Certificates of Amendment
  • Certificate of Good Standing
  • Power of Attorney
  • Certificate of Incumbency
  • Corporate Resolution
  • Certification of Free Sale
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Certificate of Analysis
  • Corporate Forms
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Stock Purchase Agreement in Foreign Companies
  • Business Letter of Invitation

There are also many additional benefits in doing business with us.  For example, we can apostille any state issued driver license from our Washington D.C. office.  If you plan to drive in another country (Example: South Korea), the requesting country will ask that you apostille your driver license.  If you need an apostille on your passport, we can help you with that too.

Apostilles can be complicated. Don’t leave this process to untrained employees or non-professionals who do not fully understand the Nevada Apostille process and the unique requirements of certain countries. Your paperwork could be rejected costing you time and money. Don’t let this happen to you.

Click to download our California Apostille order form. Our Apostille service is fast, convenient, and saves you time and money.

United States Department of Agriculture Apostille

We provide fast Apostille service for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) documents.  These US Federal documents require authentication by the US Department of State in Washington, DC for an Apostille.

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal government policy on farming, agriculture, forestry, and food. It aims to meet the needs of farmers and ranchers, promote agricultural trade and production, work to assure food safety, protect natural resources, foster rural communities and end hunger in the United States and abroad.

You can mail-in your documents for fast 5-8 business day processing.  Your document will be hand-delivered to the US Department of State in Washington DC.  Once completed, we’ll overnight your document by UPS Air for next business morning delivery.

Apostilles can be complicated. Don’t leave this process to untrained employees or non-professionals who do not fully understand the Apostille process and the unique requirements of certain countries. Your paperwork could be rejected costing you time and money. Don’t let this happen to you!

Please Contact Us so we can email you the correct order form.  Thank you.

Click to download our California Apostille order form. Our Apostille service is fast, convenient, and saves you time and money.