We do one thing and we do it well:
Serve as Apostille (Legalization) Agents
Please note that we adhere to safe COVID-19 practices and expect the same of our clients.
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It doesn't matter which country your documents are destined, our twelve years of experience have given us the "know-how" to provide you with the service, speed and accuracy you deserve.
OUR EIGHT POINT
|1. FREE DOCUMENT PREVIEW |
2. FREE APOSTILLE NOTARIZATION
3. HAND CARRY to CA Sec. of State.
4. HAND CARRY to LA Consulates.
5. US Dept. of State SERVICE
6. EMERGENCY 24 hr SERVICE*
7. PROCESSING TIMES (Hague Countries)
8. WE TRAVEL TO YOU. **
* Optional* * Travel limited to 15 mile radius of Lake Forest, CA
Please note that due to COVID-19 issues, the U.S. Dept. of State Authentication office and many embassies/consulates and Secretary of State offices are operating with limited hours and staff which result in much longer processing times.
PERSONALIZED APOSTILLE SERVICES
Mobile California Apostille provides apostille consulting and mobile apostille services for individuals and companies requiring legalization of documents. Our services are personalized, confidential and include embassy legalization when required. We are a private company, not a state, federal or government agency.
We make obtaining your apostille fast and easy by utilizing our experience and expertise to simplify and accelerate the legalization process for you. We are located in Orange County, California and registered with the California Secretary of State as a Private Service Provider. CA Private Service Providers are listed at the California Secretary of State website: http://www.sos.ca.gov/
Our Legalization Guarantee:
If your document is returned by the country of destination due to an error on our part, we will process a new one FREE.
LEGALIZATION DEFINITIONS FOR:
STATE - FEDERAL - EMBASSY/CONSULATES
At the state level the word "apostille" now can mean one of two things:
- The state's legalization of a properly prepared document to be presented in a foreign country belonging to the Hague Convention of October 1961.
- The state's legalization of any properly prepared document to be presented in any foreign country, whether or not it belongs to the Hague Convention of October 1961.
Several states issue a "Legalization" under the name "Apostille" only for documents destined to be presented in Hague Convention countries and a "Certification" or "Authentication" for Non-Hague Convention countries. This means that in some states, such as California, there is only the Apostille. Listed below, under the title “Types of California Authentications - Federal Authentications - Embassy Legalization,” are definitions for the California Apostille along with definitions for all other types of apostilles, authentications, certifications that are issued to legalize USA outbound documents for presentation in foreign countries.
The California Apostille (Apostille Stamp) is a legalization issued by the California Secretary of State for non-federal documents, certifying the signature(s) of documents destined for any foreign country. Only the signature of a California Notary Public and the following California officers and their deputies may be apostilled in the State of California: County Clerk or Recorder, Court Administrator of the Superior Court, Officers whose authority is not limited to any particular county, Executive Clerks of the Superior Court, Executive Officers of the Superior Court. (The Apostille process for other states follow similar guidelines. You may call us for additional information.)
The U.S. Department of State Apostille is a legalization issued by the U.S. Dept. Of State for federal documents signed by a federal official with the proper elements that are destined for Hague Convention countries. State issued documents can not receive this type of legalization.
The U.S. Department of State Authentication certifies the signature of the Secretary of State in which the doc was executed or the signatures of federal agency docs and courts docs executed by the District of Colombia which contain the proper elements. This type of legalization is usually required for docs destined for Non-Hague Convention countries.
The Clerk of the Court Apostille certifies documents of a Federal Court of the U.S. as authentic for presentation in foreign countries. It is issued by the respective federal Clerk of the Court. This type of Apostille is applicable only to Federal Court Documents.
Embassy/Consulate Legalizations are legalizations(authentications) that are ususally required by Non-Hague Convention Countries. In most cases the respective Embassy or Consulate attaches their own legalization to the document after the document has been legalized by the U.S. Department of State. (However, there are Non-Hague Convention countries that require only the state legalization as a mandate for issuing their respective embassy/consular legalization.)
WE ARE MORE THAN HAPPY TO SERVE YOU AND ANSWER ANY APOSTILLE/AUTHENTICATION QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE. CALL US AT(949)614-5291
* Pickup and delivery service limited to 15 mile radius of Lake Forest, California (All of Orange County, West Tip of Riverside County)