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3-Step Authentication Service Package (SOS+DOS+Embassy) 


1. This package includes the following services: 

  • (50 States) Secretary of State Authentication Service
  • U.S. Department of State Authentication Service 
  • Embassy Legalization Service *


2. The turnaround time. 


🕒 (50 States) Secretary of State Authentication Service: 

  • Processing Time: Vary by state. Check it out here.


🕒 U.S. Department of State Authentication Service: 

  • Processing Time: 4 weeks (estimated)


🕒 Embassy Legalization Service: 

  • Vary by the embassy. Check it out here.


3. This service is available for

  • the documents issued from a state/local authority, or by a notary public, and will be used in countries that are NOT shown in this Hague Apostille country list.


Examples of state/local documents and documents notarized by a notary public include:

  • Birth Certificates 
  • Marriage Certificates 
  • Death Certificates
  • Divorce Decrees 
  • Probate Wills 
  • Judgments
  • Affidavits 
  • Agreements 
  • Articles of Incorporation 
  • Bylaws 
  • Commercial Invoices 
  • Copy of a U.S. Passport (identification page only)
  • Deeds of Assignment
  • Diplomas 
  • Home Study 
  • Income Verification 
  • Powers-of-Attorney 
  • Single Status 
  • Transcripts 
  • Other business documents


Except for those certified copies of vital records or court records, which should be issued by the agency officials or court clerks, for other documents, please make sure your documents have been properly notarized by a local notary public in a traditional way (physical signature and stamp).



⚠️ For documents seeking legalization from the embassies of the following countries, additional expensive embassy fees may apply, varying from $50 to $600.


Countries that charge high embassy legalization fees:

  • Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Congo Democratic, Cango Republic, Cuba, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Palestine, Sudan, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, UAE, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe.


⚠️ If your document will be used in the Arab countries that require NUSACC certification/stamp, an additional processing fee shall be paid.


⚠️ Check the current processing time here.

3-Step Authentication Service Package (SOS+DOS+Embassy)

PriceFrom $558.00
  • You'll receive an order confirmation email immediately right after you place an order.  Another more detailed instruction email from our customer service team will be sent to you within 12-24 hours after your purchase to let you know the next steps (responses during weekends and holidays may be slightly slower). Cases are processed in the order we receive them.

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