Let’s start by defining what is an apostille. An “apostille” is a form of authentication issued to documents for use in countries that participate in the Hague Convention of 1961. An Apostille is issued as an attachment and will validate the authenticity of your document to the foreign entity you are required to present your document. One Source Process offers standard and expedited apostille and legalization services.
How Do I apostille My Document?
If you are applying for a Visa or expanding your business overseas, you may have been asked to provide an apostille copy of your birth certificate, Power Of Attorney, or a variety of legal documents. So, how do you get them apostilled in Massachusetts you asked? Apostilization of documents can be a difficult process. In most cases, you will need to obtain an original, certified copy of the document you are required to apostille like the original Birth Certificate, Marriage Decree, etc. Once obtained, the original document will have to be submitted to the issuing office of authentications, such as the Secretary of State or the U.S State Department, for apostille. The biggest challenge in the apostille process is the unique document and Secretary of State or State Dept requirements one must meet before the document is valid for apostille. This is why Neighborhood Parcel offers a free document review process that will ensure your documents meet all the requirements necessary for Apostille or Legalization.