Do you need to apostille your Proof of Residency?
Are you attempted to obtain a long term Visa or dual citizenship in a country who is a member of the Hague Apostille Convention? Are you planning to open a bank account or prove you are currently a resident of the United States?
Have you been asked to apostille your utility bill (water & power), gas bill, home phone/wireless bill, driver’s license, passport, permanent residency card, and/or signed affidavits to prove that you reside in the United States? Have you also been asked to apostille an employment verification letter?
The countries that typically request these types of documents are: India, South Korea, China, Austria, Greece, and Switzerland. Please note that there are over 120 countries who are members of the Hague Apostille Convention.
In order to apostille any of the documents mentioned above, you will need to sign and notarize it with a local notary public. If you need to apostille your driver’s license and/or passport, please make a color copy and meet with a local notary public. Do not mail in the original driver’s license or passport.
We have provided detailed instruction on how to apostille a driver’s license and passport here:
Apostille a Driver’s License – In order to apostille a driver’s license, you will need to make a color copy of the license and meet with a local notary public. The notary will then notarize your signature.
Apostille a Passport – In order to apostille a passport, you will need to make a color copy of the passport and meet with a local notary public. The notary will then notarize your signature.
If you need to apostille IRS Form 6166 (tax residency certificate), click the following link: IRS Form 6166 Apostille
Obtaining an apostille on proof of residency documents can be complicated. Don’t leave this process to untrained employees or non-professionals who do not fully understand the apostille process and the unique requirements of certain countries. Your paperwork could be rejected costing you time and money. Don’t let this happen to you!
Our staff is available Monday-Saturday from 9am to 6pm to answer your questions and provide you easy to follow-step-by-step instructions. Please call us at 1-800-850-3441.