An Apostille Certificate is a specialized document attached to the original to validate its authenticity internationally. It is recognized by countries part of the Hague Convention of 1961
How to Obtain an Apostille Certificate
Identify the issuing authority for your document type.
Submit the original document and a copy.
Pay the appropriate fee.
The Apostille Certificate is attached to your original document, authenticating it for international use.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What information does an Apostille Certificate contain?
The certificate will contain information like the country of issue, who has signed the document, the capacity in which they have signed, and relevant seals or stamps.
Do Apostille Certificates expire?
No, but the document it is attached to may have an expiration date.
Can I get an Apostille Certificate for any document?
Not every document is eligible; it often needs to be a public document like a birth certificate or a court order.