Benefits from Document Authentication

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Anyone requiring to submit personal, legal or commercial documents from the United States to another country can benefit from authentication. Here are just a few examples of situations that may require this verification:

Some Examples of Notarial/Authentication Acts

Foreign Certification

Acknowledgment: To "acknowledge" is to admit, affirm, or declare; to recognize one's acts, assuming obligation or incurring responsibility. For example, if you sign a deed before a notarizing officer, you acknowledge your signature.

Potential Complications to Consider

Online Document Service

The Office of the Secretary of State typically provides an apostille stamp on documents signed by the county clerk or another county or state government official without requiring further authentication.