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  Apostille - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An apostille, or postil, is properly a gloss on a scriptural text, particularly on a gospel text, however it has come to mean an explanatory note on other writings.
It is commonly used in English to refer to the legalisation of a document for international use under the terms of the 1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement for Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents.
In countries which are not signatories to the 1961 convention and do not recognize the apostille, a foreign public document must be legalised by a consular officer of the country from which the document is issued.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Apostille   (232 words)

  
 Apostilles in Ukraine, Russia and USA
The apostille is formatted in numbered fields that allow data to be understood by the receiving country regardless of the official language of the issuing country.
Apostille is a form of certification of a document intended for use in a country other than where the document was issued.
Apostille is introduced as an instrument for foreign certification among countries that have joined the 1961 Hague Convention abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents.
www.foreigndocuments.com /apostille_en.html   (780 words)

  
 What is an Apostille or Authentication? ☞ Authenticate the Notarization or Certification. Apostille Meaning, ...
With the apostille, the document is entitled to recognition in the country of intended use, and no further authentication or legalization by the embassy or consulate of the foreign country where the document is to be used is required.
An Apostille is a form of verification issued by a Competent Authority in the country verifying the signature and seal of a notary or other public officer, so that the document bearing his/her signature and seal can take effect in countries which have ratified the Hague Convention for the Abolition of Consular Legalisation of 1961.
An Apostille is a certificate/confirmation issued by a competent authority of the country of incorporation and in this case guarantees the authenticity of the actual Certificate of Incorporation.
www.ukincorp.co.uk /s-4G-apostilled-documents-service.html   (3935 words)

  
 What is an apostille and why do I need one?
An apostille is a special seal applied by an authority to certify that a document is a true copy of an original.
Apostilles are available in countries, which signed the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization of Foreign Public Documents, popularly known as The Hague Convention.
The apostille is an official certification that the document is a true copy of the original.
swiss-bank-accounts.com /e/faq/apostille.html   (534 words)

  
 Welcome to the Netherlands
The apostille referred to in article 3 of the Convention is placed on the document itself or on what is known as the ’allonge’ (annexed to the document for this purpose).
If properly completed, the apostille confirms the authenticity of the signature, the capacity in which the signatory has acted and, where necessary, the identity of the stamp or seal on the document.
In the Netherlands this is the registrar at the district court.
www.minbuza.nl /?CMS_ITEM=MBZ429226   (1143 words)

  
 Apostille (offshore company explained)
An Apostille is a government-issued certification of an underlying public document, as set by the Hague Convention of October 5th, 1961.
An apostille ensures that a document issued in one country is accepted in another.
Apostilles are issued in a standard format by a designated government authority (such as office of the Secretary of State, justice ministry, or similar) and confirm as true the name, signature, seal and capacity of the official who signed the underlying document.
www.offshore-fox.com /offshore-corporations/offshore_corporations_010411.html   (198 words)

  
 Apostille
Apostille is a French word which means a certification.
It is commonly used in English to refer to the legalization of a document for international use under the terms of 1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement for Legalization for Foreign Public Documents.
Document which has been certified with a conformant apostille is accepted for legal use in all the nations that have signed the Hague Convention.
www.apintertrust.com /1112_apostille.htm   (210 words)

  
 Destination-Weddings.Net - Apostille Stamps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In the U.S, the "Apostille" stamp is placed by the Secretary of State in the State where the document was issued.
By placing an Apostille stamp on a document the United States government is saying that the document is official and legally binding.
Apostille stamps are the only form of document validation recognized by foreign countries.
www.destination-weddings.net /apostillestamp.htm   (1049 words)

  
 NYS DOS, Miscellaneous/State Records FAQs
The sole function of the apostille is to certify the authenticity of the signature on the document; the capacity in which the person signing the document acted; and the identity of any stamp or seal affixed to the document.
An apostille issued by the New York State Secretary of State is a one page document embossed with the Great Seal of the State of New York.
All birth and death records originating from the five boroughs of New York City (Bronx, Kings, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island) must be certified together with a Letter of Exemplification by the New York City Department of Health, http://www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/doh/home.html Bureau of Vital Records, 125 Worth Street, New York, NY 10013.
www.dos.state.ny.us /corp/msrfaq.html   (1441 words)

  
 Company Formation - Apostille information
The most common reason for requiring Apostille is that a non-UK bank or registration authority demands proof of the validity of company documents.
Apostille is a stamp or adhesive label, signed by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (a UK government department), and applied to a signed legal or government document or commercial contract.
To obtain Apostille on a document we send a courier into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London to obtain the necessary stamp(s) and signature(s).
www.duport.co.uk /company-formation/options/apostille.htm   (200 words)

  
 Issuance of the apostille in Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The apostille is affixed on the originals of public documents only come from the institutions and organizations of the Russian Federation as a participating state to the Hague Convention.
For the documents issued by the institutions of other sovereign states (former Union Republic within the USSR), the originals of above documents cannot be affixed by a stamp "apostille" in the territory of Russia as it is the fact of infringement of sovereignty of the states the institutions of which have issued such documents.
The stamp "apostille" is not affixed on documents executed by diplomatic or consular agencies or the documents dealing directly with customs and commercial operations, i.e.
www.apostille.ru /england   (404 words)

  
 Apostilles and Certifications — Lt Governor Duke Aiona, State of Hawai'i   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Determination of whether an Apostille or Certification is issued depends upon which country the documents are bound for.
Apostilles certify only that a document has been sigend by, and bears the seal and stamp of, a duly commissioned Notary Public of the State of Hawaii.
An Apostille does not validate the substance, contents, and/or legal effect of the document, nor that the document has been approved and/or endorsed by the Lieutenant Governor, the State of Hawaii, or any court of competent jurisdiction.
www.hawaii.gov /ltgov/office/apostilles   (601 words)

  
 Fast Apostille Certification Service ☞ Apostilled Legalisation Documents, Apostille Meaning, Apostille Stamp, ...
The Apostille certificate confirms the person that signed the document has the authority to do so and that the document should therefore be recognised as legal without further evidence in another member state.
Apostille Information: Once a document has been notarised by a Notary Public, and if it is to be used overseas, it may need to be apostilled.
The apostille is a preprinted form prescribed by the Convention.
www.ukincorp.co.uk /s-1B-apostille-legalisation-service.html   (5074 words)

  
 California Apostille Services, Inc. - www.californiaapostilles.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
An Apostille is a Certificate, a letter-sized 8 1/2" x 11" document which is attached or stapled to your document which you request an Apostille for.
Apostilles are certificates issued by the government, in our case, the government of the State of California.
All Apostille certificates look the same, regardless of whether you use our service to obtain the Apostille, of if you go in person and obtain the Apostille yourself, or if you use a different service than ours, or if you send it by mail to the State government and wait.
apostille.blogspot.com   (2535 words)

  
 ☞ Apostille Certification Service. Apostille Legalisation Documents. Apostille Authentication Service. Official ...
Apostille Definition: A simplified certification of public (including notarized) documents used in countries that participate in a Hague Convention.
The completed apostille form certifies the authenticity of the document's signature, the capacity in which the person signing the document has acted, and identifies the seal/stamp which the document bears.
Similarly, there is no difference between an Apostille for a Birth Certificate and an Apostille for a Marriage Certificate, or a Power of Attorney or a Court Divorce Decree.
www.coddan.co.uk /s-1B-apostille-legalisation-service.html   (4477 words)

  
 Apostille
Apostilles and Certifications are means of authenticating or legalizing a public official's signature on certain official documents that will be transmitted outside of the US.
The Apostille or Certification is attached to the official document.
The Apostille is a specific format of an authentication certificate that is required in Hague member nations.
www.skinnerlaw.com /Apostille.htm   (217 words)

  
 Apostille
It is a governmental act by which a designated public official certifies to the genuineness of the signature, seal and the position of the official who has executed, issued, or notarized a document.
The apostille may be attached as an annex to the document or placed on the document itself by means of a stamp.
For many years the apostille was largely ignored, but with the rise of international terrorism, and especially since 9/11, many countries, including Mexico, are now requiring official documents to have an apostille.
rollybrook.com /apostille.htm   (375 words)

  
 Apostille on any document, quick certification and legalisation by the world's experts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Prior to the introduction of Apostille certificates the burden on international courts and authorities to judge foreign documents as authentic was quite considerable.
The Convention reduces all of the formalities of legalisation to the simple delivery of a certificate in a prescribed form, entitled "Apostille", by the authorities of the State where the document originates.
The verification of its registration can be carried out without difficulty by means of a simple request for information addressed to the authority which delivered the certificate.
www.apostille.com   (150 words)

  
 Apostille Hague
apostille hague, hague convention, apostille, apostil, apostill, apostilled, apostilles
The Apostille is a validation stamp ensuring that a certain document is recognized in certain foreign countries (countries that signed the Hague Convention treaty).
Please note that in cases where both countries have signed the Hague Convention, the Apostille procedure has to be followed.
www.apostillehague.com   (197 words)

  
 Apostille: certification and legalisation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Once a document has been Apostilled, thereby providing official government authentication of the signatures and stamps appearing on it, it is automatically deemed legalised for use in another member country.
The simplicity and lack of ambiguity has led to the Apostille becoming a favoured form of validation of documents worldwide, even in countries that are not actually signatories to The Hague Conference.
The simplicity and widespread acceptance of an Apostille, along with its government administered guarantee of authenticity, has resulted in it becoming the most widely used method for legalising a degree for use internationally.
www.apostille.co.uk /questions_and_answers.html   (347 words)

  
 Apostille
An Apostille is a Seal placed by the Secretary of State’s Notary Public of the state from which the document originally is from.
An APOSTILLE is simply the seal of the Secretary of State Notary Public of the State in accordance with the Hague Convention, which means that the documents can be used officially in a foreign country.
The process of obtaining and Apostille is done via mail, you simply call your Secretary of State’s Notary Public to find out the mailing address and forward your certificates to them with if applicable a small fee for processing and it will be returned to you with the seal.
www.italian-weddings.com /faq/apostille.html   (151 words)

  
 Authentication of Documents - Frequently Asked Question's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The object of the Apostille is to "abolish the requirement of diplomatic or consular legalization for foreign public documents".
The Apostille may be obtained to transmit public documents executed in one subscribing country to another subscribing country wherein the documents need to be produced.
If the Apostille is requested for use in proceedings related to an adoption, the fee is $10.00 per Apostille, and the total fees may not exceed $100.00 for the adoption of each child.
txsos-7.sos.state.tx.us /authfaqs.shtml   (701 words)

  
 IDSOS Apostilles
An apostille is a form of certification set out in the 1961 Hague Convention, to which the United States is a subscriber.
An apostille (or authentication) is used as transmittal on public documents executed in one subscribing country which are being sent to another subscribing country.
A request for an apostille (or authentication) may be made in person or by mail.
www.idsos.state.id.us /notary/apostill.htm   (626 words)

  
 Apostille - Incorporate at MyCorporation.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
An Apostille is a documentary device by which a government department authenticates a document as genuine.
The simplicity and lack of ambiguity associated with Apostilles has led to the Apostille becoming a favored form of validation of documents worldwide, even in countries that are not actually signatories to The Hague Convention.
Once a document has been Apostilled, thereby providing official government authentication of the signatures and stamps appearing on it, it is automatically deemed “legalized” for use in another member country.
www.mycorporation.com /allservices/apostilles/apostillefaq.htm   (321 words)

  
 Hague Convention on Legalization of Foreign Public Documents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
It may be wise to have documents prepared for use in jurisdictions which have not yet designated an authority competent to affix the Convention apostille in two sets, one using the apostille and one using the chain authentication method, including the seal of the foreign embassy or consulate if possible.
With the reunification of Germany on October 3, 1990, Convention apostille certificates from the new federal Lander of Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia is the responsibility of the following Land authorities: 1.
It is expedient to have a stamp of the apostille, which size is 13 x 13 cm.
travel.state.gov /law/hague_foreign_docs.html   (7377 words)

  
 The Department of Internal Affairs: Other Services, Other Services - Apostille Certification   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Apostille Certificates are available for use in countries that have signed the Hague Convention abolishing the requirement of legislation for foreign public documents.
This certificate must be affixed to the document at the Authentication Unit at the Department of Internal Affairs in Wellington.
It is usually required where overseas officials are not able to determine on sight the authenticity of New Zealand documents.
www.dia.govt.nz /diawebsite.nsf/wpg_URL/Services-Apostille-Certification-Index?OpenDocument   (747 words)

  
 Welcome to The Consulate General of Mexico Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The apostille is the form of legalization of a document which was issued by a foreign Government that enables its effect in Mexico.
In order to obtain an apostille of your document issued in the States of New York, New Jersey or Connecticut, please contact the Department of State.
To obtain an apostille of documents issued by an institution in a country other than the United States, contact the appropriate authority.
www.consulmexny.org /eng/apostille.htm   (113 words)

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