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Bolivia Document Legalization Procedure Update

Bolivia Document Legalization Procedure Update The Embassy of Bolivia has just announced a change in procedure for document legalization. All non-government-issued documents, or “General Documents,” must be notarized and certified locally by the Secretary of State of their issue. This procedure is the same for government-issued documents.…

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Closings for the Christmas holidays…

Closings for the Christmas holidays… There are a number of closings that you should be aware of as the Christmas holiday approaches.   We will update this list as we get more information. Wednesday, DECEMBER 24th (Christmas Eve) The following Latin American Embassies will close half-day: –…

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Important payment change from the Embassy of Qatar

Important payment change from the Embassy of Qatar Starting tomorrow, 12/12/2014, the Embassy of Qatar will no longer accept payments via cash, check, credit card or money order. All legalization payments for all documents both legal and commercial will have to be made to the Embassy’s bank…

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Embassy closings for the upcoming Eid holidays

Embassy closings for the upcoming Eid holidays A number of Embassies in DC will be closing in observance of the Eid-al-Adha holidays which could affect the document authentication process in terms of turnaround times. Below is a working list of the Embassy closings.  We shall update it…

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Paraguay is now an apostille country..in practice too!

Paraguay is now an apostille country..in practice too! After a short transitional period, Paraguay is now officially an apostille country! The announcement was made in August though in addressing the needs of several of our clients, WCS learned that the Embassy of Paraguay was still legalizing documents.…

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Nicaragua is now an Apostille country

Nicaragua is now an Apostille country This news in from the US Department of State: “Effective, May 14, 2013, Nicaragua is a member of the 1961 Hague Convention abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents. However, the US Department of State Authentications Office will issue…

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