Each block contains everything you will need to know about document Legalization service’s cost and its processing time.

California Apostille offers expedited embassy legalization services for documents issued in the United States and destined for use in one of the Non-Hague Countries.

If you have a document that you need to use it in one of the following listed countries, it will require a legalization certificate from the embassy/consulate of the destination country in Washington DC.

Prices may vary depending on the document type

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$125.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
293.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$75.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
243.00 USD

Processing time:
13 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$159.00 Service fee
$150.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
343.00 USD

Processing time:
13 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$60.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
228.00 USD

Processing time:
13 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$44.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
212.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$100.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
268.00 USD

Processing time:
22 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$150.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
318.00 USD

Processing time:
10 Business Days

Legalization Fees:

$104.00 Service fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
138.00 USD

Processing time:
5 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$40.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
208.00 USD

Processing time:
9 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$100.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
268.00 USD

Processing time:
13 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$194.00 Service fee
$10.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
238.00 USD

Processing time:
8 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$40.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
208.00 USD

Processing time:
8 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$95.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
243.00 USD

Processing time:
8 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$50.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
218.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$500.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
668.00 USD

Processing time:
30 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$200.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
368.00 USD

Processing time:
9 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$159.00 Service fee
$300.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
493.00 USD

Processing time:
10 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$154.00 Service fee
$55.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
243.00 USD

Processing time:
9:14 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$45.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
213.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$154.00 Service fee
$95.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
263.00 USD

Processing time:
9 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$50.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
218.00 USD

Processing time:
9 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$200.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
368.00 USD

Processing time:
10 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$25.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
193.00 USD

Processing time:
9 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$125.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
293.00 USD

Processing time:
10 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$66.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
234.00 USD

Processing time:
13 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$160.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
328.00 USD

Processing time:
14 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$3.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
171.00 USD

Processing time:
9 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$20.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
188.00 USD

Processing time:
8 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$70.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
238.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$50.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
218.00 USD

Processing time:
8 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$25.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
193.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$100.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
268.00 USD

Processing time:
13 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$75.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
243.00 USD

Processing time:
16 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$200.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
368.00 USD

Processing time:
8 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$100.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
268.00 USD

Processing time:
16 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$5.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
173.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$5.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
173.00 USD

Processing time:
9 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$10.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
178.00 USD

Processing time:
9 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$60.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
228.00 USD

Processing time:
9 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$180.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
338.00 USD

Processing time:
12 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$15.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
183.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$25.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
193.00 USD

Processing time:
9 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$40.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
208.00 USD

Processing time:
13 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$65.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
218.00 USD

Processing time:
23 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$120.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
288.00 USD

Processing time:
8 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$8.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
176.00 USD

Processing time:
12 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$200.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
368.00 USD

Processing time:
12 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$165.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
333.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$25.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
193.00 USD

Processing time:
9 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$41.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
209.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$30.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
198.00 USD

Processing time:
10 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$11.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
179.00 USD

Processing time:
12 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$50.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
218.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$100.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
268.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$8.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
176.00 USD

Processing time:
10 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$600.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
768.00 USD

Processing time:
9 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$50.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
218.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$604.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
772.00 USD

Processing time:
20 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$184.00 Service fee
$100.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
318.00 USD

Processing time:
20 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$23.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
191.00 USD

Processing time:
8 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$200.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
368.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$15.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
183.00 USD

Processing time:
13 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$60.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
228.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$110.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
278.00 USD

Processing time:
8 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$50.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
218.00 USD

Processing time:
10 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$547.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
715.00 USD

Processing time:
11 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$50.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
218.00 USD

Processing time:
20 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$70.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
238.00 USD

Processing time:
9 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$120.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
288.00 USD

Processing time:
19 Business Days

Legalization Fees:
$134.00 Service fee
$45.00 Embassy fee
$26.00 Secretary of State of California fees
$8.00 US Department of State Fees

Total Price:
213.00 USD

Processing time:
14 Business Days

Legalization Services in Details

US Documents destined for use in Non-Hague Countries requires the following Attestation:

  1. State Certification (Not Apostille) from the Secretary of State Office in the same State that issued the document. (It is not required for Federal Documents).
  2. US Department of State authentication in Washington DC.
  3. Embassy Legalization from that Country’s Embassy in Washington DC.

Note: If you have a state-issued document, it must be properly notarized and certified from the Secretary of State office where the notary is licensed before you send us your document.

Document Legalization for Non-Hague Countries

California Apostille provides authentication service from the US Department of State and document legalization from the Embassies or Consulates in the United States.

Please send your document to our partner office in Washington, DC: 1330 New Hampshire Ave, NW Suite B1, Washington, DC. 20036 US Apostille office.

California Secretary of State Documents Authentication

Documents issued in the State of California and bear the signature and/ or the stamp of an elected or appointed official  such as documents issued by California Corporation Division, Health Department, Division of Motor Vehicle.

The document must be an original certificate or a certified copy. It CANNOT be notarized.

California Apostille will certify the document from the California Secretary of State office, authenticate it from the US Department of State, and legalize it from that Embassy in Washington DC.

A Public documents such as:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Death Certificate
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Divorce Certificate
  • Driver’s License
  • Adoption Certificate
  • Business License

If you have a document issued in any other State, make sure to certify it first from your local Secretary of State office and we will continue the process.

California most common types of Documents

Documents issued by private agencies in the State of California such as corporations, schools, and universities. The document must be properly notarized by a California notary public before you request our services.

California Apostille will certify the document from the California Secretary of State Office in los Angeles, authenticate it from the US Department of State, and legalize it from that embassy in Washington DC.

A General & Educational documents such as:

  • Insurance Certificate
  • Business Letter
  • Letter of Authorization
  • Power of Attorney
  • ISO Certificate
  • Affidavit
  • Free sale Certificate
  • School Transcript
  • College Transcript
  • Teaching Credentials
  • TESOL Certificate
  • Doctorate Degree
  • College Diploma/
  • Certificate
  • Master Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

If you have a document issued in any other State, please make sure to notarize your document and certify it from your local Secretary of State office and we will continue the process.

Federal Document Legalization

Documents must be issued by one of the federal agencies in the united States such as the FDA, the FBI, the USPTO, the IRS, the EPA, the Social Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security…etc.

The document must be original and bear the embossed seal of the federal agency.

Please Note: Federal issued documents CANNOT be certified from California SOS, the apostille stamp on the federal document must be obtained from the US Department of State in Washington DC, Therefore, for expedited federal Apostille service, please send your document to our partner office in Washington DC:

1330 New Hampshire Ave, NW Suite B1, Washington, DC. 20036 US Apostille office.

A Federal documents such as:

  • Certificate of Free Sale
  • Certificate to Foreign Government
  • Trademark
  • Animal Health Certificate
  • Certificate of Pharmaceutical product- Foreign Manufacturer
  • FBI Criminal Background Check
  • Patent
  • Form 6166‐ US Tax Residency
  • Homeland Security Documents
  • Naturalization Certificate
  • Social Security Documents
  • Social Security Benefits Letter

Pay attention:

  1. The required certification for a document may varies from another. For example, A power of Attorney requires state notarization while a Birth certificate does not require any additional notarization. we recommend using the document review system to avoid any delays in your request.
  2. US corporations may call us directly to expedite their request “(323) 977-4900“
  3. Our prices do not include the shipping fees.
  4. Customers have to include their own return envelope with their requests.
  5. Requests with no return envelope will be returned via US postal Service.
  6. If you need international shipping, provide an international prepaid airway bill.