New Jersey Hague apostille

Do you need Hague apostilles for your New Jersey documents? We provide Apostille and Embassy legalization services in the State of New Jersey and nationwide, for documents intended for international use.  

If you are traveling overseas, or sending a New Jersey document for use in a foreign country, you may be required to have the document apostilled or legalized. Hague apostilles have been adopted internationally as a uniform way of verifying documents sent between countries.

What does a New Jersey apostille look like?

In the State of New Jersey, as in all U.S. states, an apostille is a separate page attached to the document by two staples. It is signed by the New Jersey State Treasurer (facsimile signature) and has the Great Seal of the State of New Jersey.

Price, processing time, order form

price 4New Jersey apostille: $175

USPS Priority mail (within the U.S.): free
More shipping options in the Order Form

Processing time: app. 2 weeks + mail

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If you are sending your document(s) from a foreign country, please use FedEx, DHL or TNT, and email the tracking number so that we can watch for your package.

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New Jersey apostille guidelines
Personal documents

General guidelines: New Jersey personal documents

005The following personal documents are eligible for New Jersey apostilles:

apostille acceptable official certified copies of New Jersey Vital Records (certified copies of birth certificates, death certificates and marriage certificates) issued by the Office of Vital Statistics of the NJ Department of Health in Trenton NJ, and certified by the State Registrar or Assistant State Registrar. Birth, death and marriage certificates issued by local (municipal, county) registrars CANNOT BE APOSTILLED

apostille acceptable "No Record of Marriage" statements issued by the Office of Vital Statistics of the NJ Department of Health in Trenton NJ.

apostille acceptable documents notarized by a notary public qualified in the State of New Jersey (powers of attorney, affidavits, copies of IDs, letters, diplomas, transcripts, etc.)

apostille acceptable certified copies of documents (e.g. divorce judgments) issued by New Jersey courts
apostille acceptable documents signed by County Clerks (and Deputy County Clerks), Clerk of the Superior Court (and Deputy), State Treasurer, Chief Probate Clerk, Chief Bureau of Archives, Chief Examiner, County Surrogate, Deputy Director of Motor Vehicle, Governor, Presiding Judge Family, Surrogate and Clerk (Deputy Surrogate and Special Deputy Surrogate), State Senator, Secretary of State, Special Probate Clerk, Clerk of US District Court.

Birth certificates

new jersey birth certificate 2To be eligible for apostilles / legalization, certified copies of New Jersey birth certificates should be issued by the Office of Vital Statistics of the NJ Department of Health in Trenton NJ, and certified by the State Registrar or Assistant State Registrar. These certificates are usually blue, green or burgundy in color. 

Birth certificates that have the following signatures are acceptable for NJ apostilles / legalization:

  • Charles A. Karkut, New Jersey State Registrar
  • Donald L. Lipira, New Jersey State Registrar
  • Joseph A. Komosinski, State Registrar
  • Yamileth Contreras, Acting State Registrar
  • Philip Thigpen, Acting State Registrar
  • Genevieve Raganelli, Acting State Registrar
  • Joseph R.Klett, Director, Division of Archives
  • F. Merton Saybolt, State Registrar
  • Vincent T. Arrisi, State Registrar
  • Juan M. Jr Rivera, Acting State Registrar
  • Barbara Nasuto, New Jersey State Registrar
  • Teresa C. Quintana, State Registrar
  • Tiffany Drennon, Acting State Registrar
  • Jeffrey Dublin, Acting State Registrar
  • Tiffany Drennon, State Registrar

order formIf your document is eligible, send the original document to us by mail along with the Order Form and we will be happy to assist you with obtaining an apostille.

free evaluation 2Want to double check? Email a copy of your document for a free evaluation. We will advise if the document is acceptable for an apostille / legalization.

Birth certificates issued by local (municipal, county) registrars are not eligible for apostilles / legalization. 

order online iconWe can assist you in obtaining a certified copy of your New Jersey birth certificate and have it apostilled. ORDER ONLINE. Certified copies are available for events occuring within the last 80 years or if the individual is still living.

Death certificates

new jersey death certificate

To be eligible for apostilles / legalization, certified copies of New Jersey death certificates must be issued by the Office of Vital Statistics of the NJ Department of Health in Trenton NJ, and certified by the State Registrar or Assistant State Registrar. These certificates are usually blue, green or burgundy in color.

Death certificates that have the following signatures are acceptable for NJ apostilles / legalization:

  • Charles A. Karkut, New Jersey State Registrar
  • Donald L. Lipira, New Jersey State Registrar
  • Joseph A. Komosinski, State Registrar
  • Yamileth Contreras, Acting State Registrar
  • Philip Thigpen, Acting State Registrar
  • Genevieve Raganelli, Acting State Registrar
  • Joseph R.Klett, Director, Division of Archives
  • F. Merton Saybolt, State Registrar
  • Vincent T. Arrisi, State Registrar
  • Juan M. Jr Rivera, Acting State Registrar
  • Barbara Nasuto, New Jersey State Registrar
  • Teresa C. Quintana, State Registrar
  • Tiffany Drennon, Acting State Registrar
  • Jeffrey Dublin, Acting State Registrar
  • Tiffany Drennon, State Registrar

order formIf your document is eligible, send the original document to us by mail along with the Order Form and we will be happy to assist you with obtaining an apostille.

free evaluation 2Want to double check? Email a copy of your document for a free evaluation. We will advise if the document is acceptable for an apostille / legalization.

Death certificates issued by local (municipal, county) registrars are not eligible for apostilles / legalization. 

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 We can assist you in obtaining a certified copy of a New Jersey death certificate and have it apostilled. ORDER ONLINE. Certified copies of death certificates are available for events occuring within the last 40 years.

Marriage records

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To be eligible for apostilles / legalization, certified copies of New Jersey marriage certificates, must be issued by the Office of Vital Statistics of the NJ Department of Health in Trenton NJ, and certified by the State Registrar or Assistant State Registrar. These certificates are usually blue, green or burgundy in color.

Marriage certificates that have the following signatures are acceptable for NJ apostilles / legalization:

  • Charles A. Karkut, New Jersey State Registrar
  • Donald L. Lipira, New Jersey State Registrar
  • Joseph A. Komosinski, State Registrar
  • Yamileth Contreras, Acting State Registrar
  • Philip Thigpen, Acting State Registrar
  • Genevieve Raganelli, Acting State Registrar
  • Joseph R.Klett, Director, Division of Archives
  • F. Merton Saybolt, State Registrar
  • Vincent T. Arrisi, State Registrar
  • Juan M. Jr Rivera, Acting State Registrar
  • Barbara Nasuto, New Jersey State Registrar
  • Teresa C. Quintana, State Registrar
  • Tiffany Drennon, Acting State Registrar
  • Jeffrey Dublin, Acting State Registrar
  • Tiffany Drennon, State Registrar

order formIf your document is eligible, send the original document to us by mail along with the Order Form and we will be happy to assist you with obtaining an apostille.

free evaluation 2Want to double check? Email a copy of your document for a free evaluation. We will advise if the document is acceptable for an apostille / legalization.

Marriage certificates issued by local (municipal, county) registrars are not eligible for apostilles / legalization. 

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 We can assist you in obtaining a certified copy of your New Jersey marriage certificate and have it apostilled. ORDER ONLINE. Certified copies of marriage certificates are available for events occuring within the last 50 years.

Divorce records

divorceIn the State of New Jersey divorce judgments are issued by the court in the county where the divorce eas registered.

If the divorce judgment is signed by a Judge of the Superior Court, it is eligible for an apostille.

Certified copies of the divorce judgments can also be signed by the Clerk of the Superior Court or Deputy Clerk of the Superior Court. These documents are also eligible.

Here you can find useful information on where and how to order a copy of your divorce judgment. Please note that for apostille purposes you will need a certified or exemplified copy with a seal.

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Email a copy of your document for a free evaluation. We will advise if the document is acceptable for an apostille / legalization.

order formIf the document is acceptable, send it to us by mail along with the Order Form.

Single status documents

single statusAnyone who is planning to get married in a foreign country will be asked to provide this document as proof that he or she is free to marry.

In the State of New Jersey you have two options:

Option 1:

The State of New Jersey can issue a "No Record of Marriage" Statement.

We can assist you in obtaining a "No Record of Marriage" Statement from the State of New Jersey and having it apostilled. ORDER ONLINE.

Option 2:

(B) Or, you can prepare a Single Status Affidavit that will be signed by you and notarized by a New Jersey notary public. An Affidavit of Single Status is a sworn statement in which you attest that you are single and free to marry.

If you need a sample Single Status Affidavit, please contact us. We have many country-specific samples. This service is free.

We recommend that you ask you fiance(e) to find out if your affidavit needs to be in any specific form or contain some specific additional details. The requirements differ from country to country.

For apostille / legalization purposes, your Single Status Affidavit must be original. Photocopies, digital copies, notarized copies are not acceptable.

Electronically (remotely) notarized documents are not eligible for apostilles.

The document should be properly notarized. The notary should use a certificate of acknowledgment or jurat.

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Email a copy of your notarized document for a free evaluation. We will advise if the document has been notarized properly and is acceptable for an apostille / legalization.

order formIf the document is acceptable, send the original notarized document to us by mail along with the Order Form.

Powers of attorney, affidavits, consents

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apostille acceptable Powers of attorney, affidavits, consents must be original (have the original signture(s) of the signer(s). Photocopies, digital copies, notarized copies are not acceptable.

apostille acceptable These documents should be properly notarized. Electronically (remotely) notarized documents are not eligible for apostilles. The signatures of the signer(s) and the notary must be original.

If you need to get a New Jersey apostille for a power of attorney, authorization, consent, affidvavit notarized by a New Jersey notary public - make sure the notary includes certificate of acknowledgment or jurat. If there is no notarial statement on the document (just the signature and the stamp), the document will be rejected! Here are sample Certificate of Acknowledgment and Jurat for the State of New Jersey (either one can be used):

tip apostilleIf there are more than one signer on the document, the notary should indicate whose signature(s) he/she is notarizing. 

 

tip apostille The State of New Jersey does not apostille documents where the notary's license has expired. Active notaries only.

 

free evaluation 2Email a copy of your notarized document for a free evaluation. We will advise if the document has been notarized properly and is acceptable for an apostille / legalization.

order formIf the document is acceptable, send the original properly notarized document to us by mail along with the Order Form.

 

School diplomas and transcripts

diplomas and transcriptsAcademic documents such as diplomas, transcripts, verification letters and general school records issued by high schools, colleges, and universities of New Jersey, must be certified by the school registrar, and notarized prior to be presented for an apostille.

A certified copy must have the original signature of the school official and his/her signature must be notarized by a New Jersey notary public.

importantThe notary must use a certificate of acknowledgment or jurat. Just a signature and a stamp are not sufficient. If the document is not properly notarized, it will be rejected.

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Email a copy of your document for a free evaluation. We will advise if the document has been properly notarized and is acceptable for an apostille / legalization.

order formFor New Jersey apostilles, send the original notarized document(s) to us by mail along with the Order Form.

If you are not able to get your school documents notarized by a New Jersey notary, we will be able to have your documents (originals or copies) notarized and apostilled in Washington, DC.

Passports, IDs

passportsHow to prepare a copy of your passport, your New Jersey driver license or ID for foreign use?

Option 1:

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Make a copy of your document.

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On the copy write:

"I, ..... [your name], hereby confirm that this is a true, correct and complete photocopy of my original .... [description of the document]" Date: ....

check mark 2 orangeSign in front of a notary public, make sure the notary includes a notarial statement (certificate of acknowledgment or jurat, either one is acceptable)

free evaluation 2Email a copy of your notarized document for a free evaluation. We will advise if the document has been notarized properly and is acceptable for an apostille / legalization.

order formIf the document is acceptable, send the original properly notarized document to us by mail along with the Order Form.

Option 2:

In the State of New Jersey the notaries are allowed by law to attest to copies of the documents. 

check mark 2 orangeTake the original document to any New Jersey notary and ask for an "attested copy"

check mark 2 orangeCheck if the notary has included a proper copy certification statement, basically of the followinf form:

free evaluation 2Email a copy of your notarized document for a free evaluation. We will advise if the document has been notarized properly and is acceptable for an apostille / legalization.

order formIf the document is acceptable, send the original properly notarized document to us by mail along with the Order Form.

 

Option 3:

How to apostilleIf you are not able to get your document notarized by a New Jersey notary, we will be able to have a copy of your document notarized and apostilled in Washington, DC. Just email a copy of your passport / ID to us.

 

Criminal records

background checkIn the State of New Jersey, the background checks are done by The Division of State Police, Criminal Information Unit (CIU). The search is finger-print based.

Here is the link where you can submit a Personal Record Request (NJ residents).

Here is the link where you can submit a Personal Record Request (Out of State residents).

importantPlease ask for a notarized letter.

 

order formSend the original notarized document to us by mail along with the Order Form.

FBI background checks

us state departmentThe State of New Jersey does not issue apostilles for FBI background checks. FBI background check (also called Identity History Summary) is a federal document, therefore it has to be apostilled on the federal level. Federal apostilles are issued by the U.S. Department of State in Washington DC.

Please note that this document does not need to be notarized.

order online iconIf you received your FBI background check as a PDF file, you can order a federal apostille online.

 

order formIf you received it as a hard copy, send it to us for an apostille by mail along with the Order form.

 

How to get your criminal background check from the FBI?

The FBI offers two methods for requesting you criminal background check (Identity History Summary Check)

Option 1: Submit your request directly to the FBI

Option 2: Submit to an FBI-approved Channeler. Note that FBI-approved Channelers may only process requests for a U.S. person (an individual who is a U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident)

IRS Forms 6166 (double taxation)

irs 2Form 6166 (U.S. Residency certification) is a letter printed on the U.S. Department of Treasury stationery certifying that an individual was/is a resident of the United States for the purposes of income tax laws of the United States. You may use this form to claim income tax treaty benefits and certain other tax benefits in foreign countries. 

The State of New Jersey. does not issue apostilles for Form 6166. It is a federal document, therefore it requires a federal apostille. Federal apostilles are issued by the U.S. Department of State in Washington DC.

Read more about Forms 6166...

order formIf you have the original Form 6166, send it to us for a federal apostille along with the Order Form.

 

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Corporate documents

General guidelines: New Jersey corporate documents

005The following corporate documents are eligible for New Jersey apostilles:

apostille acceptable incorporation and registration documents, certificates of amendment, certified by the current New Jersey Secretary of State, certificates of good standing / status.

apostille acceptable documents notarized by a notary public qualified in the State of New Jersey (corporate powers of attorney, affidavits, incumbency certificates, copies of company resolutions, by-laws, operating agreements, contracts, etc.)

Aritcles of incorporation, organization, certificate of incorporation

corporate certificate of incorporationNew Jersey Certificate of Incorporation (or Articles of Organization, in case your company is a New Jersey LLC) is the document that you filed with the New Jersey Secretary of State when your company was incorporated / organized. This document confirms that your company was registered as a legal entity, it does not show your present active status (for this purpose you will need a Certificate of Good Standing (the State of New Jersey calls it a "Certificate of Standing")

For apostille or legalization purposes, you will need a certified copy issued by the New Jersey Secretary of State. Notarized copies are not acceptable for apostille purposes.

order online iconOrder online a certified copy of your company's New Jersey Certificate of Incorporation or Articles of Organization with a Hague apostille. The price for the retrieval and an apostille is $325, processing time: app.3 weeks.  

Certificate of good standing /certificate of status

goodstanding

The purpose of the apostilled Certificate of Good Standing is to prove to foreign governments that your New Jersey corporation or LLC was formed and is in good standing with the State of New Jersey, and is authorized to do business in the State of New Jersey.

order online iconOrder online: New Jersey Certificate of Good Standing with a Hague apostille. The price for the retrieval and an apostille is $325, processing time: app. 2-3 weeks.

Corporate by-laws, LLC operating agreements

bylaws how to apostilleThe original corporate By-laws and Operating Agreements are kept in the company's files.

To have these documents apostilled, make a copy and prepare an affidavit confirming that the attached document is a true and complete copy of the Company's Bylaws / Operating Agreement (Sample corporate affidavit form). The affidavit should be signed by the Company's officer and properly notarized. Here is a sample notary corporate acknowledgment form.

free evaluation 2Email a copy of your notarized document for a free evaluation. We will advise if the document has been notarized properly and is acceptable for an apostille / legalization.

order formIf the document is acceptable, send the notarized document to us by mail along with the Order Form.

 

order online iconIf you are not able to get a copy of the Bylaws/Operating Agreement notarized by a New Jersey notary, we will be able to have your document notarized and apostilled in Washington, DC. ORDER A DC APOSTILLE ONLINE.

Corporate powers of attorney, authorizations

notary public 3apostille acceptable Documents notarized by notaries public qualified in the State of New Jersey include corporate powers of attorney, affidavits, certificates of incumbency, letters, etc.

apostille acceptable These documents must be original (have the original signatures both of the signer(s) and the notary).

apostille acceptable These documents must be properly notarized (The notary must include a certificate of acknowledgment or jurat or corporate acknowledgment)

If there are more than one signer on the document, the notary should indicate whose signature(s) he/she is notarizing. 

free evaluation 2Email a copy of your notarized document for a free evaluation. We will advise if the document has been notarized properly and is acceptable for an apostille / legalization.

order formIf the document is acceptable, send the notarized document to us by mail along with the Order Form.

Corporate resolutions, minutes

notary public 2To have these documents apostilled, make a copy and attach an affidavit confirming that the attached document is a true and correct copy of document (resolution, minutes, etc.)  (Sample corporate affidavit form). The affidavit should be signed by the Company's officer and properly notarized. Here is a sample notary corporate acknowledgment form.

If there are more than one signer on the document, the notary should indicate whose signature(s) he/she is notarizing. 

free evaluation 2Email a copy of your notarized document for a free evaluation. We will advise if the document has been notarized properly and is acceptable for an apostille / legalization.

order formIf the document is acceptable, send the notarized document to us by mail along with the Order Form.

 

order online iconIf you are not able to get a copy of resolution, minutes, etc. notarized by a New Jersey notary, we will be able to have your document notarized and apostilled in Washington, DC. ORDER A DC APOSTILLE ONLINE.

tip apostilleInstead of the corporate acknowledgment form, the notary may also include a a certificate of acknowledgment or jurat.

Corporate stock ledgers and share certificates

notary public 3To have these documents apostilled, make a copy and prepare an affidavit confirming that the attached document is a true and complete copy of the the document (Sample corporate affidavit form). The affidavit should be signed by the Company's officer and properly notarized. Here is a sample notary corporate acknowledgment form.

free evaluation 2Email a copy of your notarized document for a free evaluation. We will advise if the document has been notarized properly and is acceptable for an apostille / legalization.

order formIf the document is acceptable, send the notarized document to us by mail along with the Order Form.

 

order online iconIf you are not able to get a copy of your document notarized by a New Jersey notary, we will be able to have your document notarized and apostilled in Washington, DC. ORDER A DC APOSTILLE ONLINE.

tip apostilleInstead of the corporate acknowledgment form, the notary may also include a a certificate of acknowledgment or jurat.

Certificates of Incumbeny

notary public 3apostille acceptable A Certificate if Incumbency certificate is a document issued by a corporation or a limited liability company (LLC) that lists the names of current directors, officer and, sometimes, shareholders/members.

apostille acceptable This document must be original (have the original signatures both of the signer(s) and the notary).

apostille acceptable These documents must be properly notarized (The notary must include a certificate of acknowledgment or jurat or corporate acknowledgment)

If there are more than one signer on the document, the notary should indicate whose signature(s) he/she is notarizing. 

free evaluation 2Email a copy of your notarized document for a free evaluation. We will advise if the document has been notarized properly and is acceptable for an apostille / legalization.

order formIf the document is acceptable, send the notarized document to us by mail along with the Order Form.

IRS Forms 6166, tax documents

irs 2Form 6166 (U.S. Residency certification) is a letter printed on the U.S. Department of Treasury stationery certifying that a company was/is a resident of the United States for the purposes of income tax laws of the United States. You may use this form to claim income tax treaty benefits and certain other tax benefits in foreign countries. 

The State of New Jersey does not issue apostilles for Form 6166. It is a federal document, therefore it requires a federal apostille. Federal apostilles are issued by the U.S. Department of State in Washington DC.

Read more about Forms 6166...

order formIf you have the original Form 6166, send it to us for a federal apostille along with the Order Form.

 

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Certificates to Foreign Government, documents issued by U.S. federal agencies

us state departmentIf your company is exporting products to a foreign country,  the destination country government will request a Certificate to Foreign Government which will guarantee that the product is in compliance with U.S. laws and U.S. regulations.

The State of New Jersey does not issue apostilles for federal documents. A Certificate To Foreign Government is issued by a federal afency (FDA). These documents requre federal apostilles issued by the U.S. Department of State in Washington DC. 

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order formIf the document is acceptable, send the original document to us by mail along with the Order Form.

Can a New Jersey notary attest copies of corporate documents?

notary public 2Yes, except for for documents that are issued by a public records office (e.g. the New Jersey State Treasurer, Chief Examiner, New Jersey Secretary of State, etc.). A copy certification is performed by a notary public to confirm that a reproduction of an original document is true, exact and complete. Such originals might include copies of resolutions, by-laws, operating agreements, board of directors decisions, etc., which cannot be copy-certified by a public record office. 

Copy Certification:

(for certifying copies of passports, IDs, driver licenses, transcripts, diplomas and other personal documents)

IMPORTANT! Copies of vital records (birth, death, marriage certificates, divorce judgments) cannot be certified by a notary public.

State of New Jersey )
County of . . . . . . .    )

I certify that this is a true and correct copy of a record in the possession of ______________ (name). Dated _____________________ (date)

Stamp

_________________

Notary Public, State of New Jersey
My commission expires (date)

free evaluation 2Email a copy of your notarized document for a free evaluation. We will advise if the document has been notarized properly and is acceptable for an apostille / legalization.

order formIf the document is acceptable, send the notarized document to us by mail along with the Order Form.

 

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New Jersey apostilles: Frequently asked questions

What does a "proper notarization" mean in the State of New Jersey?

The State of New Jersey does not apostille documents where the notary's license has expired. Active notaries only.

Certificate of Acknowledgment:

(for personal powers of attorney, affidavits, statements, letters, consents, copies of diplomas and transcripts signed by school officials, etc.)

State of New Jersey   )

County of _________)

This record was acknowledged before me on __________ (date) by _____________________ (name(s) of signer(s)

Stamp                                        

_________________

Notary Public, State of New Jersey
My commission expires (date)

Jurat:

(for personal powers of attorney, affidavits, statements, letters, consents, copies of diplomas and transcripts signed by school officials, etc.)

State of New Jersey  )
 County of . . . . . . .       )

Signed and sworn to (or affirmed) before me ton __________ (date) by ______________ (name of signer(s).

Stamp

_________________

Notary Public, State of New Jersey
My commission expires (date)

Copy Certification:

(for certifying copies of passports, IDs, driver licenses, transcripts, diplomas and other personal documents)

IMPORTANT! Copies of vital records (birth, death, marriage certificates, divorce judgments) cannot be certified by a notary public.

State of New Jersey )
County of . . . . . . .    )

I certify that this is a true and correct copy of a record in the possession of ______________ (name). Dated _____________________ (date)

Stamp

_________________

Notary Public, State of New Jersey
My commission expires (date)

Corporate Acknowledgment:

(for corporate powers of attorney, certificates of incumbency, affidavits, etc.)

State of New Jersey )
 County of . . . . . . .    )

This record was acknowledged before me on __________ (date) by _______________ (name(s) of signer(s)) as _____________ (type of authority, such as president, secretary, etc.) of (name of the company).

Stamp

_____________

Notary Public, State of New Jersey

My commission expires (date)

Can New Jersey notaries attest to copies of the documents?

question answerYes, except for vital records (birth, marriage, death certificates), documents issued by the courts (divorce judgments) or any other public records office. A notarial officer may not certify or attest a copy of a public record of this state. A copy certification cannot be performed on copies of a document or a certified copy. The notary must confirm that the original document presented is not a public record nor is it publicly recordable. Here is a sample Copy certification form the notary public should use:

Copy Certification:

(for certifying copies of passports, IDs, driver licenses, transcripts, diplomas and other personal documents)

IMPORTANT! Copies of vital records (birth, death, marriage certificates, divorce judgments) cannot be certified by a notary public.

State of New Jersey )
County of . . . . . . .    )

I certify that this is a true and correct copy of a record in the possession of ______________ (name). Dated _____________________ (date)

Stamp

_________________

Notary Public, State of New Jersey
My commission expires (date)

Can a remotely notarized document be apostilled in New Jersey?

question answerNo. For notarized documents, the State of New Jersey requires the original signatures of the signer and the notary.

Does the State of New Jersey issue electronic apostilles?

question answerNo. The State of New Jersey issues paper apostilles only. 

Are New Jersey apostilles issued for documents in foreign languages?

question answer

For documents in languages other than English, the State recommends that you attach a notarized English translation.

However, from experience, the State of New Jersey has accepted documents in foreign languages without translation.

Can a New Jersey apostille be verified?

 


We obtain apostilles for documents originating from all 21 New Jersey counties: Atlantic | Bergen | Burlington | Camden | Cape May | Cumberland | Essex | Gloucester | Hudson | Hunterdon | Mercer | Middlesex | Monmouth | Morris | Ocean | Passaic | Salem | Somerset | Sussex | Union | Warren

New Jersey PERSONAL documents: apostille requirements

  1. General guidelines
  2. Birth, marriage and death certificates
  3. Divorce records
  4. Powers of attorney
  5. Single Status documents
  6. Background checks
  7. FBI background checks
  8. Diplomas and transcripts
  9. Copies of Passports / IDs
  10. U.S. Residency certifications (Form 6166)
  11. Certificates of naturalization
  12. Other

New Jersey

General Guidelines

Your document must be from the State of New Jersey.

Your document must be issued by a New Jersey public official (e.g. State Registrar, County Clerk, Secretry of State, etc.) or notarized by a New Jersey notary public

 

 

 

If you cannot get a notarized copy as described above, please DC apostille services (DC Hague apostille for a copy of your document)

free evaluation 2Please email your document for a free evaluation

We will advise if your document is eligible for a New Jersey apostille.

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