If you need to present an official or public document l in Argentina, the document shall be certified by issuing authority, authenticated by the County Clerk (in come U.S. states such as New York for example), and apostilled by the state or U.S. Department of State. Authentication means certification of the signature and the capacity of the official (notary public, city clerk, registrar etc.) who has executed the document. In some USA states, the apostille certification may also authenticate the affixed official seal which the document bears.
Argentina –a member of the Hague Apostille Convention
Argentina has been a member of the Hague Apostille Convention since February 18, 1988, when the country joints the convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents. Since Argentina accepts certified by apostille documents, there is no need to visit the Embassy or consulate to legalize the document. You can obtain apostille on any document and it will be irrefutably recognized by the authorities in Argentina.
Nonetheless, depending of the state where your document is issued and type of the document required apostille, the procedures of obtaining an apostille certificate on a document meant for Argentina, are never the same.
Apostille for Argentina: what documents need an apostille
Obtaining a County Clerk Certification and Apostille is not a complex process, and if you have a document needed apostille for Argentina, you can obtain it on your own by visiting proper department, of course. However, it is good to remember that each document requires a distinct approach, because different types of documents are processed in different means.
For example, apostille on a sworn statement, a power of attorney or other document drawn by a notary public is obtained in few simple steps – verification by one or two competent authorities, depending of the state where they are notarized whereas such documents as Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate, Judgments, corporate documents or FBI Background Check report impose application of in-depth knowledge of legalization procedure, because up to four local and federal units are involved in the process of their legalization.
When it comes to document legalization meant for Argentina and obtaining an Apostille for Argentina, Apoling Solutions glad to offer you the talents and skills of our multi-lingual Notaries Public, Apostille Agents and professional linguists providing official translations from English into Spanish language.
Being a top agency in Brooklyn, New York offering Apostille and Legalization services, we serve the client nationwide by meeting their needs and preparing all types of official, business or a legal documents meant to be used in Argentina and Consulates of the Republic of Argentina in the USA and other countries.
Apostille on documents meant for Argentina
Pursuant to the Apostille Convention, the following documents are considered the public documents and require obtaining an Apostille if intended for use in Argentina.
- Documents issued by organizations or state departments, civil registry offices, town hall and city clerk offices, local and federal courts and boards, etc. including but not limited to:
– Birth Certificate
– Marriage Certificate
– Death Certificate
– Judgment of Divorce or Divorce Certificate
– Judgment of Name Change
– Child Custody – related Decisions and Rulings, etc.
- Documents delivered by administrative bodies:
– Diploma signed by a Head of the School or School Principal
– Academic Transcripts certified by a Rector or a school registrar
– Medical documents, references or statements signed by a hospital administrator, etc.
- Notarial documents such as:
– Certified and notarized copies of documents (Passports, Driver Licenses, photocopies of academic records, school reports and diplomas)
– Power of Attorney for property sale, management, bank account management, etc.
– Affidavits (including Affidavit of Single Status: DECLARACIÓN DE ESTADO CIVIL DE SOLTERO)
– Consents including Parental Consent for Travel of their Children
- Special certifying endorsements attached to the documents signed by individuals acting in a personal capacity, such as official certificates of the registration of a document or of its existence on the date indicated, as well as official and Notarial certifications of signatures. Usually, these documents are Corporate documents such as By – Laws, certificate of Incorporation, Business Contract and Agreements.
Considering the above-mentioned, we suggest that the documents intended for Argentina to be carefully handled in accordance with International regulations and official requirements of Argentina.
Retrieving of document intended for Argentina
If you need to obtain an Apostille on Vital Records – Birth, Marriage or Death Certificate or on Divorce Decree, take into consideration that original document cannot be apostilled. It is compulsory to obtain a certified copy of these documents first and then carry on their legalization.
Presently, most of the Apostille agencies do not provide document retrieving services. This means that you must find out what documents to obtain, where and how to order them.
Apoling Solutions full – service agency covering retrieving of the documents. We assist our clients from different states in obtaining a correct certified copy of the document, authenticate, Apostille it, and translate all certificates that are in English language into Spanish.
Official translation of Apostille into Spanish
When presented to the officials in Argentina or a Consulate of Argentina, it is compulsory that your documents to be translated from English into Spanish and that the translation to be certified and notarized.
At the Apoling we carry out all the services at one place – document retrieving – authentication – Apostille – certified translation – notary binding.
With us you do not have to worry about anything! Each document ordered by you will be prepared by our experts correctly and timely!
How to order Apostille on documents for use in Argentina
Please, email us a free – quote request via this website, email us an inquiry at: firstname.lastname@example.org or bring the documents for Apostille to our office, conveniently located in Brooklyn, NY.
Are you concerned because you live out of NY state? Has your document been originated in the state you do not live any longer in?
We can take care of any document you might need for Argentina – no matter what county or state it was issued by and deliver Apostille for customers from all 50 U.S. states – AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT,VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY, the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. (document issued by Federal authorities – IRS, FBI, etc. ).
If you cannot find and answer of a question you might want to pose, please feel free to give us a call and speak to a Notary Public or an Apostille Agent.