Do you need your documents certified and legalized for Guatemala?
At International Apostille Services, Inc., we take the guesswork out of legalizing your documents for the country of Guatemala. Our trained and knowledgeable staff are available Monday-Saturday from 8am to 7pm to answer your questions and provide you easy to follow step-by-step instructions. We are experts in providing US legalization services.
Guatemala is not a member of the Hague Apostille Convention (Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents). Documents being sent to this country require State, US Department of State (If required), and Guatemala Embassy or Consulate legalization. This two or three step process is necessary in order for the country of Guatemala to accept your documents.
Here is an illustration to help explain the three process better:
We can certify documents issued from any US State including documents issued by the US Federal Government. Our eight offices are strategically located in California (Los Angeles & San Francisco), Texas, Florida, New York, Illinois, Colorado, and Washington, D.C. to help expedite the process of legalizing your documents.
Common documents we certify and legalize documents for Guatemala are:
- Birth Certificates
- Marriage Certificates
- Death Certificates
- Divorce Decree
- Single Status Affidavit
- Background Checks (Local, State, FBI)
- Power of Attorney
- Copy of Passport
- Copy of Driver License
- Authorization Letter
- Travel Consent Letter
- Articles of Incorporation
- Certificate of Good Standing
- Certification of Free Sale
- Certification of Origin
- Corporate Power of Attorney
- Commercial Invoice
The country of Guatemala has one Embassy in Washington, D.C. and ten Consulate offices throughout the United States. The following is a list of their offices and the States they serve.
Guatemala Embassy Washington, D.C.
Jurisdiction: Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, D.C. (Note: The Embassy is located in Maryland)
Guatemala Consulate Los Angeles – California
Jurisdiction: Nevada, Hawaii, California. In California, the Consulate will legalize documents from the following Counties: Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Luis Obispo, Kern, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Orange, San Diego and Imperial
Guatemala Consulate San Francisco, California
Jurisdiction: Alaska, California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington State
Guatemala Consulate Phoenix, Arizona
Jurisdiction: Arizona, New Mexico
Guatemala Consulate Texas – Houston
Jurisdiction: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Mississippi, and Texas.
Guatemala Consulate Miami – Florida
Jurisdiction: Alabama Florida
Guatemala Consulate Atlanta – Georgia
Jurisdiction: Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee
Guatemala Consulate New York City – New York
Jurisdiction: Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania
Guatemala Consulate Providence – Rhode Island
Jurisdiction: Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire
Guatemala Consulate Chicago – Illinois
Jurisdiction: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin
Guatemala Consulate Denver – Colorado
Jurisdiction: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Utah
Please Note: We can only help you with documents originating from or notarized within the United States. If your documents originated from Guatemala, you will need to contact the correct competent authority to assist you in that country.
If you are currently in Guatemala or another country and need help to obtain your original documents, please Contact Us and let us know how we can help. The local US Embassy may be able to assist you with notarization services.
Certifying documents can be complicated. Don’t leave this process to untrained employees or non-professionals who do not fully understand the 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!
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