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31/07/2020: PUBLIC ADVISORY - Apostille Certification

In view of the suspension of in-person services at the Consulate, applicants who wish to apply for Legal and Notarial Services are advised to secure an Apostille Certification for their documents.

An Apostille is a certificate that authenticates the origin of a public document.  It is issued by a country that is party to the Apostille Convention and is to be used in another country which is also a party to the Convention.  The Apostille streamlines the process of authentication of documents.

As both the Republic of the Philippines and the United States of America are parties to the Apostille Convention, public documents issued by both countries are duly recognized in each other’s jurisdiction on the basis of the Apostille authenticating the origin of the document.

Please note that Apostilled document/s no longer need additional authentication by the Philippine Consulate General.  Once apostilled, the documents may already be used in the Philippines, and be given legal effect.

For the requirements, applicants are advised to visit the following websites:

 

ALASKA

:

https://ltgov.alaska.gov/

COLORADO

:

https://www.sos.state.co.us/

IDAHO

:

https://sos.idaho.gov/

MONTANA

:

https://sosmt.gov/

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

:

https://www.sos.ca.gov/

NORTHERN NEVADA

:

https://www.nvsos.gov/

OREGON

:

https://sos.oregon.gov/

UTAH

:

https://authentications.utah.gov/

WASHINGTON STATE

:

https://www.sos.wa.gov/

WYOMING

:

https://sos.wyo.gov/

 

30 July 2020, San Francisco