Embassy Legalization (Attestation) usually only applies to Non-Hague Convention Countries. Where required, this is the additional and final step of Non-Hague Convention Countries Legalization process. Usually a document that has received a United States Department of State Authentication is presented to the Embassy / Consulate.
* Some states Apostilles' are issued by the Lieutenant Governor or the Secretary of the Commonwealth instead of the Secretary of State.** Some Federal Documents can be Apostilled by the Clerk of the Court (an authorized Competent Authority).
State and/or Federal Apostilles are required prior to Embassy Legalization
♦ The following countries have higher prices: Angola, Cameroon, Cuba, Lebanon, and Syria. The following countries have different prices for business documents vs personal documents: China, Congo Republic, Egypt, Iran, Mauritania, Qatar, South Sudan, Sudan, and Yemen.
* All fees are subject to change. The cost to Legalize your documents at the embassy level are included above. If required, County Fees, State Fees, Federal Fees, and Certified Translation Services cost extra. Please refer to our Terms & Conditions regarding our various Shipping Policies.
** Due to Covid-19 expect delays to all government response times. In addition, during the Summer Season (June through Septermber) and Christmas Season (November through January) there can be delays in processing your documents. We recommend that you do not book appointments or make any reservations until your documents are completed and back to your return address.