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Legalization

Procedure to Legalize a Document in the United States

To be legalized, the document must go throught the following steps:

 

1) Notarization (Copy of the Original y Translation to Spanish)

2) Autentication Notary's Signature (This must be done by the State Secretary):

District of Columbia

Office of Notary Commissions and Authentications

441 4th Street, NW 810 S

Washington DC 20005

(202) 727 3117

http://os.dc.gov/node/37282

Commonwealth of Virginia

Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Office

Authentication Division

1111 East Broad Street, 1st  Floor

Richmond, VA 23219

(804) 692-0114

http://www.commonwealth.virginia.gov/authentications

State of Maryland

Office of the Secretary of the State

16 Francis Street, Wineland Building, 1st Floor

Annapolis MD 21401

(410) 974-5521

http://www.sos.state.md.us/ 

3) Certification by the U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State Authentications Office

600 19th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

http://www.state.gov/m/a/auth/

202-485-8000

4) Certification by the Consulate General of the Plurinational State of Bolivia:

Consulate General of Bolivia in Washington, DC

Legalization Department

1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite # 200C

Washington , D.C. 20009

(202) 232-4828 / 4827 

Turn Around Time: If the document is personally delivered or mailed, it will be legalized within in 24 horas.

If mailed, a prepaid, self-addressed return envelope is necessary to return the document.

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9 AM - 3 PM

Payment Method: Payments can be done with a Money Order made Payable to CONSULATE OF BOLIVIA or through Credit or Debit Card 

Fees:  

  BOLIVIANS OTHER NATIONALITIES
POWER OF ATTORNEY 02.01.A $85.00 02.01.A $85.00
SPECIAL POWER OF ATTORNEY 02.01.C $85.00 02.01.C $85.00
POWER OF ATTORNEY ON TRADEMARKS OR SIMILAR 02.08.K $85.00 02.08.K $85.00
COMPANY DEEDS AND / OR MODIFICATION 02.03.A $85.00 02.03.A $85.00
BOARD DIRECTIVES 02.04.B $85.00 02.04.B $85.00
PRIVATE CONTRACTS 02.08.A1 $43.00 02.08.A1 $43.00
SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS ($2.00 + $2.00 / PAGE) 02.08.B1 $2.00 02.08.B3 $17.00
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA 02.08.B2 $9.00 02.08.B3 $17.00
MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE 02.08.C1 $17.00 02.08.C2 $43.00
BIRTH CERTIFICATE 02.08.D1 $17.00 02.08.D2 $43.00
DEATH CERTIFICATE 02.08.E1 $17.00 02.08.E2 $43.00
COLLEGE DIPLOMA 02.08.F1 $34.00 02.08.F2 $170.00
DIPLOMA ISSUED BY INSTITUTES OR ACADEMIES 02.08.G1 $85.00 02.08.G2 $170.00
WORK CERTIFICATES 02.08.H $43.00 02.08.H $43.00
TRADEMARKS, PATENTS, NAMES, LABELS, TRADING SYMBOLS 02.08.J $85.00 02.08.J $85.00

 

INCOMPLETE DOCUMENTS WILL BE RETURNED WITHOUT BEING PROCESSED