The Hague Convention (Apostille Treaty) is an international agreement signed by more than 50 countries in 1961. The purpose of the treaty was to abolish the requirements of consular legalization of the public documents meant to be used in foreign countries, the parties of the above mentioned agreement. Apostille aims to abridge the procedure of documents legalization by verifying their authenticity by proper official county, state and federal agencies in the country of the documents origin. Once apostilled, the documents do not require any further embassy legalization.
Mexico and Apostille Convention
Mexico has been a member of the Hague Convention (aka: Apostille Convention) since March 18, 1986. Thus, if a document is intended to be presented before official institutions in Mexico, it should be apostilled in order to be recognized overseas.
Obtaining an Apostille on a document intended for Mexico is not a complex undergoing. However, it is advised to bear in mind that each document is prepared in different way. For example, a document, signed by individual and notarized by a Notary, is usually processed in two effortless steps –authentication and apostille. Whereas such documents as Vital Records, FBI Background Check Certificate, corporate and business documents, etc. require in – depth understanding of which agencies and departments are involved in the Apostille process.
Consequently, if you are dealing with documents for the first time, it is wise to appoint professional Apostille services that will help you to save time and money. Besides, if prepared by knowledgeable notaries and Apostille Agents in accordance with established rules and international requirements, your documents will never be denied approval.
Document Apostille services in NYC
When it comes to Apostille for Mexico, Apoling Solutions takes pride in offering clients the capability of our Notaries Public, well – trained Apostille Agents and expert certified translators from English into Spanish.
Being a leading provider of Apostille and document legalization services in New York metro area while serving customers on national scale, we assist them in preparation of any kind of personal, official, financial, business or legal documents meant to be used in the United States of Mexico.
Below are the documents considered official (public) documents in accordance with the Hague Convention; therefore, obtaining an Apostille on these documents is obligatory if you would like them to be recognized by Mexican authorities:
1. Documents issued by organizations or officials associated with courts, including documents issued by a public prosecutor or court secretary:
– Birth Certificate
– Marriage Certificate
– Death Certificate
– Judgment of Divorce or Divorce Decree
– Judgment of Name Change
– Custody – related Judgment and Court Decisions, etc.
2. Documents issued by administrative authorities and signed by authorized individuals:
– Diploma signed by a Rector
– Transcript certified by a School Principal
– Medical documents signed by a hospital administrator, etc.
3. Documents signed by notary public:
– Certified and notarized copies of documents (USA DL, passport, copies of school records and diplomas)
– Power of Attorney
– Affidavits (including Affidavit of Single Status)
– Consents including Parental Consent for Travel of their Children
3. Official validating endorsements, placed on 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 verifications of signatures: Business and Corporate documents such as By – Laws, certificate of Incorporation, Business Contract and Agreements.
Considering the abovementioned, it is recommended that the documents meant for use in Mexico to be processed in accordance with International legal regulations and official requirements of Mexico.
Document retrieving services
If you have to apostille a Birth, Marriage or Death Certificate or Divorce Decree, bear in mind that an Office of the Secretary of State will deny apostille these documents. It is because one should obtain certified copies of the documents first and then proceed with their legalization.
Today, most of the Apostille companies do not offer document retrieving services and you have to retrieve the documents on your own before ordering Apostille services. This means that you have to do a research on what documents to obtain, where to order them and how to order.
Apoling Solutions is a full – service bureau. We’ll assist you in retrieving a correct document, authenticate and apostille it, and translate it from English into Spanish.
If you live in Mexico, and need to retrieve a document in the USA (Vital Records, Judgment of Divorce, educational documents, etc.), please, let us know by sending us an email or contacting us by phone. We can assist you in these matters as well!
Apostille Certificate translation into Spanish
Because Spanish is the official language of the United States of Mexico, when presented to authorities in Mexico, foreign documents require translation into Spanish. The translation also shall be certified.
At the Apoling Solutions we complete all tasks at one place – document retrieving – authentication – Apostille – translation – notary binding.
With us you do not have to worry about a thing! Every document requested by you will be prepared correctly and at the appointed time!
Ordering Apostille on documents for Mexico
Please, send us a free – quote request via this website, email us an inquiry at: firstname.lastname@example.org or bring the documents required an Apostille in our agency, conveniently located in Brooklyn, NY.
Do you live out of state? Has your document been issued in the county or state that you do not live any longer in?
We can handle any document that you need to take to Mexico – no matter what county or state it was issued by. We offer complete Apostille services for customers from 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.