Do you need notary apostille services in Florida? In travel and business, you may occasionally need a document verified or certified as genuine before it has effect in another country. Birth certificates, marriage certificates, powers of attorney, foreign adoption papers, as well as some parental permission slips may need to be notarized and apostilled to be valid in your destination country.
Apostille services can only be sought from the issuing state, the federal, or state office that originally issued the document. Do you have a document that was issued by the state of Florida? Our notary and apostille services can help you certify the validity of your documents for international travel.
What is an Apostille?
Apostille is both a title as well as an action. An apostille is someone who helps local people certify their official documents for international travel to a nation that is a member of the 1961 Hague Convention. To apostille a document is to certify it with the issuing state. The apostille process ensures the trustworthiness as well as the validity of documents and the personal status of citizens who travel between these allied countries. Once your documents have been apostilled, they will be accepted as legally valid in all Hague Convention nations.
To certify these documents, they must be fully and properly notarized. The apostille is responsible for sending them to the local office of State to certify them as genuine. Your local apostille will likely be a notary who can connect your documents with the State office and return them to you safely.
Do I Need a Florida State Apostille Certification?
There are 98 members of the Hague Convention of 1961. All of which accept and require apostilled personal and legal documents to accept them as legal across the border. If you are traveling to one of these nations and need to conduct any legal or personal matters (other than a casual vacation) you may need to have a few key documents apostilled.
Business trips, real estate, adoption, as well as financial matters are among the most common reasons to apostille documents before travel.
Apostille Services in Pompano Beach, FL
- Have your document notarized
- Send the document to the Florida Secretary of State
- Same Day Before 10:30 AM
- Overnight After 10:30 AM
- Receive the document when it is returned
- Return the original certified document to you
At Notary Services of Pompano Beach, we provide Florida notary and apostille services for documents issued by the Florida government. Available 24/7 online and through mobile, we can help you streamline the process of apostilling your necessary documents.
The first step of the apostille is usually to fully notarize your documents. Each document has notarizing requirements. The document will not be certified by the State office if it is not properly and fully notarized.
Once your document is ready, we’ll send it overnight to the Florida Secretary of State. It takes them about two weeks to certify and send it back. Then we’ll return the document directly to you. From there, you can travel with the certified documents.
We are available 24/7 and can meet your schedule. Contact us today to begin your apostille process.
We know the two-week wait is unavoidable. Let us take care of your notarization as well as initiate the apostille certification immediately to meet your schedule. Connect to our notary service online or through mobile.