Why do you need an apostille?

Why do you need an apostille?

Apostilles authenticate the seals and signatures of officials on public documents such as birth certificates, court orders, or any other document issued by a public authority so that they can be recognized in foreign countries that are members of the 1961 Hague Convention Treaty.

Is Apostille same as red ribbon?

Just like the Authentication Certificate (or “red ribbon”), an Apostille only certifies the origin of the public document to which it relates: it certifies the authenticity of the signature or seal of the person or authority that signed or sealed the public document and the capacity in which this was done.

Can I get a citizen card from the post office?

U.S. citizens need photo identification for everything from getting a library card to flying on a plane. A U.S. passport card, available at every U.S. post office, can take the place of a driver’s license and is valid in every state.

Do all post offices certify documents?

Yes, in most cases, staff at our Post Offices can: witness your signature free of charge. certify that documents are true copies of originals.