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Apostille Agent

      

      Q:  What is an Apostille?

      A:  An Apostille is a certificate that authenticates the signature of a public official on a document for use in another country.

      Q:  Who needs an Apostille?

      A:  Some events and activities that often require an Apostille:

          Adopting Children Abroad

          Destination Weddings

          Estate Matters

          Job Transfers

          Teaching Abroad

      Q:  What are some documents that need an Apostille?

      A:  Adoption documents

           Background Checks

           Birth/Death Certificates

           Copies of US Passports or Drivers Licenses

           Diplomas

           Divorce Decrees

           Marriage Licenses

           Powers of Attorney

           Travel Consent Letters

      Q:  What is the process of obtaining an Apostille?

      A:  You will need to complete the Apostille Request Form, follow the instructions on the form – be sure that anything other than                                   Vital Documents have the correct notarial certificate completed and attached. Once I receive the documents I will process it with the                         Secretary of States Office – this process should take less than 5 days depending on the day of the week received. Once completed I will                     return the Apostille using the shipping label that was provided.

      Q:  In which Countries does the Apostille Convention apply?

      A:  It only applies if both the country where the public document was issued and the country where the public document is to be used are                     parties to the Convention. To find more information about the Hague Convention go here.

  Download Apostille Request Form

 

Apostille Courier

 

   I am also available as a Courier for any out of state Notaries Public or Attorneys to complete         the Apostille Process in the State of Massachusetts.

  Download Apostille Courier Request Form

 

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