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Are your required to obtain a US Department of State Apostille? To submit your documents directly to the US Department of State – Office of Authentications you are required to complete Form DS-4194
Does your Birth Certificate need to be apostilled?
Do you need a Secretary of State Apostille?
An Apostille is a certification introduced by the Hague Apostille Convention of 1961 for authenticating documents for use in foreign countries. The exclusive purpose of Apostille is to certify the authenticity of the signature of the document. Apostille is an authenticating document attached to another document so that it will be accepted when used overseas. Documents issued in the United States can only be processed by the State of their origin. In other words, you if have a Birth Certificate issued in California, you can get an Apostille on it only through the California Secretary of State office.
Does your Marriage Certificate need to be apostilled?
At Global Apostille, we make obtaining an apostille on your Marriage Certificate easy and stress-free. Regardless of what state you got married in we can obtain an Apostille on your Marriage Certificate as we process certificates issued in any of the 50 US states and the District of Columbia.
Does your Teaching Certificate need to be apostilled?
If you intend to teach English in a foreign country, you will be required to provide apostilled 
Teaching Certificate, University or College diploma, FBI background check, and your TEFL / TESOL certificate.
Does your Pension letter need to be apostilled?
If you plan to retire in another country, you will be required to obtain an apostilled Pension Letter to prove your income and show your eligibility for receiving your pension while living abroad.  The apostilled Social Security Income and Benefits Statement is usually required for getting a permanent resident visa.
Does your Criminal Background Check need an Apostille?
If you travel abroad for work or any other reason, you are required to have a certificate, confirming that you don’t have a criminal history or felonies which will restrict you from traveling to the country of your destination. That country can ask you for a background check issued within the past 90 days with an apostille.
Does your Certificate of Incumbency need an Apostille?
A Certificate of Incumbency is a document issued by a company or corporation that outlines the corporate officers of the company by listing the names of its directors, its officers, and, sometimes, the shareholders. Outside of the United States, this document is also referred to as Secretary’s Certificate, Register of Directors, Officer’s Certificate, or Certificate of Officers. 
A Certificate of Incumbency defines which people hold which positions within the company. This document is typically used to confirm the identities of a company’s officers and to prove that they are authorized to be involved with legal transactions on behalf of the company. If your company runs international transactions your Certificate of Incumbency needs to have an Apostille to be accepted abroad.
Does your Certificate of Residency (also referred to as IRS Form 6166) need to be apostilled?  
IRS Form 6166 is a computer-generated statement printed on stationery bearing the U.S. Department of Treasury insignia and certifying that the individuals or entities listed are residents of the United States for purposes of the income tax laws of the United States. This form is used for claiming income tax treaty benefits, and/or certain other tax benefits, in foreign countries.
Do you need to get your Death Certificate apostilled?
An Apostille for Death Certificate is generally required when the family requests to settle the estate and/or the inheritance deeds of the deceased in another country, when the family needs to transport a casket/urn of the deceased internationally, or for re-marriage. 
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