Are you looking for instructions on how to complete Form DS 4194?
The Department of State – Office of Authentications is responsible for signing and issuing certificates/apostilles under the Seal of the U.S. Department of State (22 CFR, Part 131) providing authentications on documents that will be used in a foreign country who are members of the Hague Apostille Convention.
Apostilles are issued for countries who are members of the Hague Apostille Convention. Certificates are issued for countries who are non-member of the Hague Apostille Convention (Example: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, China, Egypt, Cuba, etc…).
There is no need to fill-out Form DS-4194 when mailing your documents to our Washington DC office. We will complete this form when we submit your documents directly to the US Department of State!
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Document issued from the U.S. Federal Government (Example: FBI background check, Social Security Income and Benefits Statement, Certificate of Naturalization, VA, IRS, FDA, USDA, USPTO, FAA, etc…) are processed directly from the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. – Office of Authentications.
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