Frequently Asked Questions
Massachusetts corporate and federal documents are acceptable for the apostille service. We may provide expedited authentication services for Massachusetts certifications from the MA Secretary of State within just One Business Day. Please, contact our customer service for confirmation first.
Massachusetts Apostille is acceptable for all types of documents destined for use in one of the Hague Convention Participating Countries .u200b
Documents issued by a different state can not be apostilled by the State of Massachusetts. They must be apostilled from the same issuing state. Documents issued by the Federal government for individuals or companies located in Massachusetts must obtain the Apostille from the U.S. Department of State.u200b
Providing your application is in order, we will review your documents, notary compliance then proceed to the appropriate government office to complete the application. Once the document is apostilled, you can pickup in person or pre-pay for FedEx or DHL to deliver the document back to you anywhere in the world.u200b
Economy Service: 3-8 Business Days
Express Service: 1-2 Business Days
The short answer is it depends on their volume and staffing levels usually 1-3 weeks.
Department Of State
The process can take from 3 to 6 weeks.u200b
Upon job completion, you will notify so you can either pickup in person at our Tewksbury MA location, arrange for shipping in the US and overseas via FedEx or DHL. We can also scan a copy into your email account.u200b
The State of Massachusetts can only apostille documents signed by an MA state public official. Such as:
- Apostille for Massachusetts Notaries Public documents.
- Apostille for Town Clerks documents.
- Apostille for Local Registrars of Vital Statistics documents.
- Apostille for Clerks and Assistant Clerks of the Superior and Probate Courts documents.
- Apostille for Commissioners of Massachusetts State Agencies documents.
Apostille certificates do not have an expiry date. The apostille certificate will have a date of issue but they do not ‘run out’ or ‘expire’. In most circumstances an apostille should be accepted at any time after issue. However, there are some circumstances when a recent apostille may be requested on a document.u200b
You can mail your documents to our office address below, please make sure you use FedEx, Express Mail or UPS to ship your documents to us:
Once your apostilled documents are back to our office from the government office, we will notify you by phone or email, right away.u200b
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Yes, you may. The procedure would be the same as if done in the United States. You prepare all the forms, and fingerprints, fill out the online application, create orders and submit all the forms.u200b
Yes, even with State and Federal staff shortage delays, we can still provide some sort of rush services. No one gets it done faster. Check with us to see if your State’s documents can be rushed.u200b
Even during the pandemic crisis, we have been operating at a high level. We believe we are the best, most reliable, and most affordable and make the process easy for our clients. We offer rush services in states where it is available like MA, RI, FL, NH, and CT.
Once the apostille is complete, you can forward your documents anywhere in the world via FedEx, DHL, or Post Office.
Refunds are only issued for jobs that are not already dispatched and will be limited to the balance after all company expenses are paid. If the service you paid was for example $200 and we spend $120.00 in labor, courier, and transportation expenses, your refund will be limited to the balance of $80.00. If you cancel service before any work is done and with appropriate notice, a full refund will be issued within 5 business days.u200b
We do provide the Apostille for these documents but not the FBI background checks themselves. Please find a list of approved FBI Channelers to assist in that process. Give them our address for Apostille or order a digital copy and email it. They may provide another Apostille service, however, we will likely give you the best price and service.
Yes, we use FedEx, UPS, and DHL. Please email us the name, address, and telephone of where we are sending the documents for an accurate shipping quote.u200b
Our service fees range from $129.95 to $199.95 depending on the nature of the apostille and the speed of the processing.
Yes, for large jobs of 4 apostilles or more, we offer discounted rates that can be billed on a case-by-case scenario.u200b
Our Headquarters are at
1215 Main St, Unit 115.
Tewksbury, MA 01876
United States Of America