Where can I apostille my document?

The Apostille is available in all Authenticating Units of the DFA: DFA-Aseana; DFA NCR-Northeast (Ali Mall); DFA NCR-East (SM Megamall); DFA NCR-West (SM Manila); DFA NCR-South (Metro Gaisano Alabang); DFA San Fernando, Pampanga; and soon, DFA Davao (SM Davao) and DFA Cebu (Pacific Mall-Metro Mandaue).

What is Legalising a document?

For the most part, the term legalisation refers to a document being issued with the correct stamps or certificates in order to be recognised in another country. As above, this will refer to a document being issued with an apostille when the document is being used in a country party to the apostille convention.

How do I apostille a document?

To obtain an apostille you must send the following information: Original notarized document to be authenticated or a certified copy to be authenticated that includes the original certification. Fee is $15.00 per document (a document can be more than one page).

Can apostille be done online?

Any type of document viz personal, educational or commercial can be authenticated/apostilled using e-Sanad. The document should be available in the digital repository for getting attestation/apostille through e-Sanad.

How long does it take to apostille a document?

12 How long does it take to have an Apostille Certificate in my hands? A. We aim to have your Apostille Certificate issued within five (5) to six (6) working days from date of receipt of your document at our office, and confirmed payment of our prescribed fees.

How long does it take to notarize a document?

Wait as the notary public notarizes your document online. The average wait time is about 60 seconds.

Is Apostille same as notary?

A notary is the process of verifying and witnessing a document being signed. The notarized document will usually be used in the US. The apostille is a certificate issued by a Secretary of State that authenticates the document for use outside the US.

Is apostille same as notary?

How long does apostille last?

Apostille certificates do not have an expiry date. The apostille certificate will have a date of issue but they do not ‘run out’ or ‘expire’. In most circumstances an apostille should be accepted at any time after issue.

What is difference between apostille notarized?

One easy way to remember the difference is that notarized documents are used only within the United States. In contrast, an apostille is used as a form of authentication between different countries. But there are times when a document must be notarized before obtaining an apostille, and we will explain all this to you.