Fast and Easy Apostille, Authentication, and Legalization
Let SF Notary + Apostille travel in traffic, fill out the forms, and wait in long lines to drop off and pick up your documents for you. We will take your documents to the relevant U.S. government office or foreign consulate or embassy to have them certified (a.k.a. authenticated, legalized) to the receiving country’s specifications. Then we return the documents to you or ship them abroad for you using secure FedEx Priority service. Our apostille and legalization experts have been helping clients in San Francisco and all over the world for more than a dozen years, so you can be confident your documents will be handled with care and authenticated quickly and correctly.
Popular Apostille Options
U.S. State Department Apostille and Authentication Service
$190 First document
$90 Each additional document
$100 First document when required before embassy legalization
California Secretary of State Apostille and Authentication Service
$180 First document 1-2 Day Service $90 each additional document
Embassy and Consulate Legalization
$200 drop off and pickup at most consulates or embassies
$300 Chinese consulate drop off and pickup
$200 per document Iraq or Lebanon consulate drop off and pickup
+fees levied by consulate or embassy
Consulate and embassy fees and processing times vary by country, and change periodically.
Which Types of Documents Require an Apostille or Legalization?
Many types of documents may require an apostille or authentication in order to be legally eligible for use in another country. Here are some common examples of documents that require an apostille for use in foreign countries.
- Articles of Incorporation
- Articles of Organization
- Certificate of Good Standing
- Certificate of Status
- Letter of Authorization
- Power of Attorney