A power of attorney is a legal document authorizing another party to represent or act on someone else's behalf in private or legal matters. An apostille is a document that is used to authenticate the origin of a document for use in another country.
You may need to apostille a power of attorney if you are authorizing someone to act on your behalf in another country. Sign the document in front of a notary public. Take the document to the county clerk in the county where the document was notarized. The county clerk will certify that the document is an original. Take the document to the Missouri Secretary of State's office. Apostilles are only given for documents issued by an official authority and which are going to be used in a country which is part of the Apostille Convention. The type of documents which can be apostilled are listed on the Hague Conference website, and include:
- Birth certificates
- Death certificates
- Marriage certificates
- Adoption certificates
- School and university diplomas, transcripts and degrees
- Power of attorney documents
- Court orders
How much does it cost to apostille a document?
Usually, there is a small fee to have a document apostilled (often from just a few dollars). The cost will vary depending on the country and the type of document being apostilled.
Countries that are part of the Apostille Convention.
In order to get an apostille for a power of attorney in Missouri, you must first have the document notarized by a notary public. Next, you must send the notarized document to the Missouri Secretary of State's Apostille office. The office will then issue an apostille for the document.
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