US Authentication Services

Document Authentication

US Document Authentication Services

US Authentication Services provides expert document authentication services every day to individuals and corporations. We are a licensed company and serve clients from all over the United States and around the world who look to get documents certified such as university diplomas, transcripts, vital documents such as birth and marriage certificates, powers of attorney, and other personal documents.

We also assist companies to certify commercial documents such as board resolutions, Articles of Incorporation, agreements, contracts, commercial invoices, certificates of origin, certificates of good standing, and many other business documents.

The procedure consists of getting a document certified through the chain authentication process which consists of:

  • Secretary of State certification
  • US Department of State certification/attestation/apostille
  • Legalization of documents from foreign Embassies in USA

Who Benefits from Document Authentication?

Anyone needing 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 certification:

  • Individuals relocating to another country for work or personal reasons
  • Teachers teaching ESL in foreign schools
  • When a Power of Attorney or other legal documents need to be submitted in another country
  • Corporations opening a new office in another country or entering into agreements

All of these situations likely require documents to be authenticated, and we can handle that process for you!

Apostille or Authentication/Legalization? Which One?

If you are unsure whether your document requires Apostille process or Authentication process, please visit the list of countries page to check which group the country is listed under.

Order Document Authentication Services

To place an order for the Apostille process or Authentication process, please visit our How to Order page or submit your inquiry via the form on this page.


If you would like to clarify the process on your documents or have any special requests, please contact us.

We look forward to working on your documents!

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