Consulates

ConsulateFor documents that are to be used in countries that are not party to the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents, a chain of authentication must be applied that eventually includes legalization by the appropriate consulate of the country of intended use.

The following countries require embassy legalization: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China – People’s Republic, Comoros, Congo – Dem. Rep., Congo – Rep. Brazzaville, Cote d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, East Timor, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea – Bissau, Guinea – Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar/Burma, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Paraguay, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Most common documents submitted for Embassy Legalization:

Personal
  • Adoption Documents
  • Affidavits
  • Bank Letter
  • Bills of Sale
  • Birth Certificate
  • Car Titles
  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • Death Certificate
  • Divorce Decree
  • FBI Background Check
  • Identity Documents or Passports
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Police Records
  • Power of Attorney
  • State Background Checks
  • School Diploma(s) / Transcript(s)
  • Single Proof (to marry)
  • University Degrees
  • And More…
Business
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Bylaws
  • Certificate of Amendment
  • Certificate of Good Standing
  • Certificate of Incumbency
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Commercial Invoice
  • FDA Certificate
  • Free Sale Certificate
  • General Agreements
  • IRS Form 6166
  • ISO Certificate
  • Letter of Invitation
  • Patents / Assignments
  • Pharmaceutical Certificates
  • References and Job Certifications
  • Trademark
  • USPTO
  • And More…