The process of getting an apostille authentication in Nebraska is slightly more involved than hiring a notary like myself.

The notarization is step one. After we notarize your document, we can also get the document certified and authenticated via Nebraska apostille. An apostille certifies a document so countries in the 1961 Hague Convention will recognize it.

(How do you pronounce “Apostille?” The phonetic is “app-uh-steel.”)

Document notarizations in the United States are limited to interstate use. But if you need something certified internationally, a Nebraska apostille service is necessary.

When your document is being used overseas you need an Apostille certification.

From “An apostille is a certificate of authentication verifying the authenticity of a document to be used in one of the 120+ countries that are part of the Hague Apostille Convention. Apostilles allow for the recognition of documents that are used internationally, promoting greater collaboration and less friction between nations.

For an apostille certificate notarization of documents, the state of Nebraska requires these steps:

1) We meet. I verify your identity. I notarize your document. I ask you which country the document in question needs the apostille certification.
2) Make sure seals and signatures are originals. Get any documents in a foreign language translated into English. Get the translation notarized.
3) The notarized document needs to be physically taken to the Nebraska Secretary of State and verified. We take it to Lincoln and do this for you.
4) We meet again and I provide you with the final documents and apostille provided by the Secretary of State.

In state of Nebraska, the Secretary of State can does the apostille after working with a notary. They have the relationship w the country and they take it very seriously.

Examples of documents that require and apostille in the state of Nebraska:

  • birth or death certificates
  • marriage licenses
  • divorce decrees
  • documentation for overseas adoptions
  • school transcripts
  • school diplomas or degrees
  • any business documentation for overseas
  • Power of Attorney documents

You could have your bank do the notarization for free but they will not help you with the rest of the apostille process.

But we can make the process easy for you by taking care of all steps in the apostille Nebraska process.

We will have it done right the first time usually in the same day if we meet before noon. We can even ship the finalized documents out of state, out of the country, or wherever you need complete with tracking.

Published On: May 21st, 2024 / Categories: Blog /