Federal Fingerprinting offers FBI Apostille Services, we specialize in requesting apostilles for our Expedited FBI Background Checks and is able to accept your document 100% electronically. Our Apostille Services goes along with our Expedited FBI background Checks which is available for U.S. citizen or resident alien of the United States.
If you plan on traveling to a foreign country to live, work, or attend school, you may be asked to obtain an FBI Criminal History Summary Report, also known as an FBI Background Check or Departmental Order. Federal Fingerprinting has the ability to transmit fingerprints electronically for expedited processing of your FBI background check. If that is not enough, we take it one step further! Many countries will request FBI background Checks to be Apostilled which is now one of Federal Fingerprinting services!
For Your Convenience – Here are answers to a wide range of Questions:
How do I get an FBI Background Check Apostille?
To get your FBI background check apostille, you will need to contact Federal Fingerprinting with your driver’s license, information as to where you are traveling and you will need to get your fingerprints captured on one of our Live Scan Fingerprinting devices.
How do I know if I need an Apostille?
The Consulate of the Country that you are corresponding with will let you know whether or not your documents require an Apostille.
What countries require an Apostille?
The list below* shows all the current countries who are part of the Hague Convention and that require documents to be Apostilled:
Albania, Andorra, Armenia ,Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Eswatini, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Togo, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela & Zambia.
- *Please be advised, this list can change as new countries may join the Hague Convention.
What if the country I need an Apostille for is not part of the Hague Convention?
Some countries require Authentications but are NOT part of the Hague Convention. Depending on the country, additional fees and/or paperwork will be required to process this request.