Japan is a member of the Hague Apostille Convention and any official document destined for this country requires an apostille from the Secretary of State.
Since July 27, 1970, Japan has been a member of the Hague Apostille Convention (Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Document). The purpose of the convention is to create a simplified method of “authenticating” documents for universal recognition. An apostille certifies the official who signed your documents (State official, County Clerk, Notary, etc…)
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The most common documents we can apostille for Japan are:
- Birth Certificates
- Marriage Certificates
- Death Certificates
- Divorce Decree
- Single Status Affidavit
- Background Checks (Local, State, FBI)
- Power of Attorney
- Notarized Documents
- Copy of Passport
- Copy of Driver License
- Authorization Letter
- Travel Consent Letter
- Articles of Incorporation
- Certificate of Good Standing
- Certification of Free Sale
- Certification of Origin
- Corporate Power of Attorney
- Commercial Invoice
Please Note: We can only help you with documents originating from or notarized within the United States. If your documents originated from Japan, you will need to contact the correct competent authority to assist you in that country.
Apostilles can be complicated. Don’t leave this process to untrained employees or non-professionals who do not fully understand the Apostille process and the unique requirements of certain countries. Your paperwork could be rejected costing you time and money. Don’t let this happen to you!
Our staff is available Monday-Friday from 8am to 7pm to answer your questions and provide you easy to follow-step-by-step instructions. Please call us at 1-888-810-4054
We provide fast Japan apostille services. We can apostille documents issued from all 50 States and the US Federal Government.
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