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Some documents require legalization for presentation in a foreign country.
There are two types of legalizations, Apostille and Authentication.
We process legalizations for all of the States, within the United States.
The legalization process varies depending on whether a document is being legalized to go to a country that is a member and or a part of the Hague Convention of 1961 or not a member or participating party of the Hague Convention of 1961.
The Hague Convention of 1961 was established to assist with the progressive of unification of the rules of private
international law. This referenced October 5th 1961 Hague Convention abolished the requirement of legislation for foreign public documents of the HCCH (Hague Convention on Private International Law) however, some documents do require legalization for presentation and use in a foreign country.
Apostille - In some states, only documents that are destined for a country that is a participating member of or a part of the Hague Convention of 1961 can receive the Apostille Authentication. Note, this is state specific as some states such as California only do Apostilles.
Authentication - States that are non members or not participates of the Hague Convention of 1961 receive an Authentication.
The Florida Apostille (Stamp)
The US Department of State Authentication Office affixes apostles to documents issued by Federal agencies of the United States.
The Florida Secretary of State is the only competent authority authorized to issue notarial and apostille certifications in the state of Florida.
As a part of the process to obtaining an Apostille and or Authentication additionally, notarization is often required for the signature authentication of certain documents. Some documents may also require translation.
We are a full service Apostille Agent provider offering both notary services (remote and or online) and translation services. There are never any hidden fees. With our service you know exactly what to expect.
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Please see below for a frequently updated list of Hague participating countries and expedite your Apostille/Authentication request for any State within the U.S. today. Document Legalization Tampa