An US passport is an identification document which is issued by the US government to its citizens. It allows them to travel to any country in the world. An apostille is a form of authentication used for international documents. It is a certificate that validates the authenticity of a document's signature and seal.
There are many reasons you might need to get an US passport apostille. For example, you may need it for an international adoption, or you may be getting married overseas and need to prove your citizenship. Apostilles are also commonly required for students who are studying abroad. Apostilles can be obtained through the North Dakota Secretary of State's office. The civil documents which can be apostilled are:
birth certificates; marriage certificates; divorce certificates; death certificates; powers of attorney; affidavits or sworn statements; notarized documents
The criminal history documents which can be apostilled are:
FBI identification records; FBI criminal history records; state identification records; state criminal history records
Do I need to Apostille my document?
If you plan to use your document(s) in a foreign countries, then you may need to have your documents Apostilled. Apostilles can only be issued for documents issued by a competent authority within the country where the document was originally issued. A list of countries that have signed the Hague Convention can be found here.
Can I get my document apostilled if it is notarized?
Apostilles can be issued for documents which have been notarized by a Notary Public.
In order to get an apostille for an US passport in North Dakota, you will need to contact the US Department of State and request an apostille. The US Department of State will then send you a form to fill out and return. After the form is received, the North Dakota Secretary of State will issue an apostille.
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