Common Uses for Apostilles and Certifications

After reading our most recent blog posts you might be asking which types of documents usually require apostilles or certifications. The most common ones are in the list below.

  • Business documents
    • articles of incorporation
    • certificates of good standing
    • bylaws
  • Adoption paperwork
    • home studies
    • letters of reference
    • birth certificates
    • marriage certificates
  • Foreign study or education documents
    • diplomas
    • transcripts

Although not as common, the following types of documents may also require authentication.

  • Patents or trademarks
  • Dual citizenship
  • International relations.