The country of Saudi Arabia has one Embassy in Washington, D.C. and three consulate offices; Los Angeles – California, Houston – Texas, and New York.
Legalizing documents for Saudi Arabia is a multi-step process. The first step is certifying your document with the State. Certifying a document for Saudi Arabia is different than an Apostille. Because Saudi Arabia is not a member of the Hague Apostille Convention, your documents will also require U.S. Department of State legalization in Washington, D.C. and Embassy or Consulate legalization. Saudi Arabia Document Legalization
For example, if your documents are originating from New York (Diploma, Marriage Certificate, Corporate documents, Commercial Invoices, Shipping documents, etc…), you will need New York Department of State certification, U.S. Department of State Certification, and Saudi Arabia Embassy legalization. Our office in New York and Washington, D.C. have the expertise to complete your documents quickly.
The most common documents we certify and legalize for Saudi Arabia are:
Power of Attorney
Authorization of Agent
Certificate of Origin
FBI Background Check
On average, we can complete your documents in 2-3 weeks.
Here are the jurisdictions for the Embassy and each of the three Consulates:
Washington, D.C. Saudi Arabia Embassy Jurisdiction:
At this time, we are processing all State and U.S. Department of State certified documents through the Saudi Arabia Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Los Angeles Saudi Arabia Consulate.
Houston, Texas Saudi Arabia Consulate.
New York Saudi Arabia Consulate.
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