You probably sent a document to another country and was told that you needed more than a notary public stamp, you need an Apostille for your document. So, now your looking for what an Apostille is. What is an Apostille? The Apostille is a document that was designed by the Hague Convention. At that particular convention many countries are members or who are a a party to the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents ("Apostille Convention") agreed to abolish the requirement of diplomatic or consular legalization for foreign public documents, accept this specially formatted document the "Apostille" between countries that agreed to follow this form of Legalization of a document.
What the Apostille does is to certify the authenticity of the signature, the capacity in which the person signing the document has acted, and where appropriate, the identity of the seal or stamp which the document bears. The Apostille does not relate to the content of the underlying document itself (i.e., the Apostillised public document).
The Apostille can only issued by a single authorized authority, in New York State that authority is the New York Department of State, the Secretary of State Office. Before a document can receive an Apostille, it has to go thought a series of time consuming step. The procedure for each document is slightly different & can at times be frustrating & confusing if you follow the incorrect information given to you by someone with only limited knowledge of the correct procedure.
In the USA, the Apostille can take on many different styles or themes, however, the Hague Conventions specifies that the Apostille must have certain information on it. It is not necessary for the Apostille to have a ribbon, a raised seal be in color or even a gold seal to be an official Apostille. In some cases the Apostille looks like it was just printed on plain paper. See a few samples of an Apostille, Certification of Authority, Notary Authentication. Once you have the Apostille no other work or vist is necessary to any consulate or Embassy, except for some commercial document for some countries.
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APOSTILLEONLINE.COM provides corporations and individuals with a service that can provide you with a professional document legalization services. We will assist you in getting your documents or affidavits prepared for use in a foreign country. We will acquire all the necessary stamps & signatures required to get an Apostille or if your document requires legalization at a consulate or Embassy we can provide the "Certification of Authentication" service that is necessary for getting this work done.
If you live or work around the New York City or Long Island area, we will pick up your document from your office or home and return it with the proper Apostille.
We take pride in handling your documents & it will be handled in a safe & professional manner. Your document will always be safe with us. ApostilleOnline works every day to assist you in your personal or business needs.
While ApostilleOnline main office is on Long Island we have affiliates in other states to help expedited the processing your order. ApostilleOnline can also provide a New York State Mobile Notary Public or a Traveling Notary Public for service in New York City, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn. While most of our work is in NYC we will also travel to Nassau County, Suffolk County, Long Island - LI, Westchester, and Yonkers to assist you with our service
We specialize in getting the NYS Apostille for Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, business document, drivers license, educational documents, any properly notarized documents & other court or governmental documents for all 62 counties of New York State and for any other USA state.
If you document is going to a country that does not accept the Apostille then it must be Legalized. We will get the "Certification of Authentication" that is required by the state then by the US Department of State in Washington, DC then by Embassy for Legalization. If the jurisdictional requirements of the Consulate in New York City accepts documents from your state, then we will process your document in the local consulate.
We can provide you with a NYS Statewide Criminal Record Check for your Background Check. We provide this service by using the NYS Court System public records, that will find any open, pending and convictions of criminal cases from ALL 62 county courts of New York. Fingerprints are not required since the record search is based on your name and date of birth.
If you need a NY marriage record, NY divorce record or any other type of court document, we can assist you in getting this document. Matrimonial records require a notarized letter from you giving us permission to get these type of records. This personalize service is only provided in and around NYC and Long Island.
We can provide you a New York State Notary Public who can travel to your location to notarize your personal or business documents. We can also prove a Certified Notary Signing Agent who is qualified to witness closing mortgage documents. The notary public also has an embosser (raised seal) that is used for ornamental purposes in the USA and maybe required on documents going to a foreign country.
We can assist you in providing a Professional Translation (one that is not notarized) or a Certified Notarized translation for any kind of document in the following languages: Arabic, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese simplified, Cantonese or traditional, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese.
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