Apostille by the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC
Nov 26 2015
According to the Hague Apostille Convention of October 5, 1961, the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC is the Competent Authority of the 1st tier of the apostille system for documents issued mainly by the U.S. Federal Agencies (documents signed by a federal official with the official Seal of that agency), American Consular Officers, Military Notaries or Foreign Consuls.
For public documents to be used overseas in countries-parties to the Hague Apostille Convention, the U.S. Department of State issues apostilles. For countries of use that are not parties to the Convention, authentication at U.S. Department of State is required as a pre-final step in the chain legalization process prior legalization at a foreign Embassy/Consulate.
Canada Legalization Services© via USA Branch "WDC Apostille & Legalization Services" can speedily arrange apostille of clients' documents by the U.S. Department of State. Our notary is appoined by Washingon DC.
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