Legalizations

Legalization of Documents and Signature

Contact:

Mrs. Lina Baz

Tel: (202)939-6303

e-mail: Lbaz@lebanonembassyus.org

 

Note: Please provide 1 copy of each original document you send.

Legalization of Commercial Documents

Requirements:

Step1: Commercial document must be notarized by the Notary Public

Note: the following statement must be included on the same page as the signature of the applicant and the two witnesses: “Before me personally appeared Mr./Ms./Mrs……and signed the above document, this day …/…/…The signature and seal of the Notary Public, and the expiration date of commission must also be present.)

Step 2: Authenticated by the Secretary of State

Step 3: Authenticated by Department of State in Washington, DC

Step 4: A letter from the company stating that the person who signed is authorized to sign on the company’s behalf, with a notarized copy of his ID.

A money order/cashier check in the amount of $75.00 per document, payable to the Embassy of Lebanon)

A photocopy of the original authenticated document

 

Stamped, self-addressed envelope (USPS or FedEx ONLY)

Requirements:

Step1: Will must be notarized by the Notary Public ahead of two witnesses.

Note: the following statement must be included on the same page as the signature of the applicant and the two witnesses: “Before me personally appeared Mr./Ms./Mrs. ….. and witnesses Mr./Ms./Mrs. …… and signed the above document, this day …/…/…The signature and seal of the Notary Public, and the expiration date of commission must also be present.)

Step 2: Authenticated by the Secretary of State

Step 3: Authenticated by Department of State in Washington, DC

A photocopy of the final document

The name and address of the heirs or beneficiary(s)

The name and address of the donor

One copy of death certificate

One Copy of each donor’s ID

One copy of the witnesses’ I.D

One copy of Deed of trust (if applicable)

Stamped self-addressed envelope (USPS or FedEx ONLY)

Requirements:

Step 1: Notarized letter from the applicant

Step 2: Authenticated by the Secretary of State

Step 3: Authenticated by Department of State in Washington, DC

A money order/cashier check in the amount of $10.00 per certificate payable to the Embassy of Lebanon

One Copy of Lebanese I.D.

One copy of the authenticated document

 

Stamped self-addressed envelope (USPS or FedEx ONLY)

Requirements:

Note: The educational institution must be accredited in the USA.
The Regional accrediting agencies are: (NEASC), (MSA), (NCA), (SACS), (NASC), and (WASC)

Step 1: Notarized by the notary public of the school/college/university for the purpose of validating the signature of the registrar/principal

Step 2: Authenticated by the Secretary of State

Step 3: Authenticated by Department of State in Washington, DC

A money order/cashier check in the amount of $15.00 (per certificate) payable to the Embassy of Lebanon

One Copy of Lebanese/US I.D.

One copy of student I.D plus phone number of student

One copy of the original authenticated document

 

Stamped self-addressed envelope (USPS or FedEx ONLY)

Requirements:

Step1: Notarized medical bills

Step 2: Authenticated by the Secretary of State

Step 3: Authenticated by the State Department in Washington, DC

Copy of Lebanese ID

Copy of a Lebanese government employee ID (if applicable)

Photocopy of the original authenticated document

A money order/cashier check payable to the Embassy of Lebanon in the amount of $15 (for private sector employees ONLY)

 

Stamped self-addressed envelope (USPS or FedEx ONLY)

 

Legalization of a Birth certificate:

Step 1: Authenticated by the secretary of State

Step 2: Authenticated by the State Department

One copy of each parent’s I.D

One copy of the original authenticated document

$15.00 money order payable/cashier check to the Embassy of Lebanon.

One Self-addressed envelope (USPS or FedEx ONLY)

 

Legalization of a marriage:

Step 1: Authenticated by the secretary of State

Step 2: Authenticated by the State Department

One copy of the husband and wife’s  I.D

One copy of the original authenticated document

$15.00 money order payable/cashier check to the Embassy of Lebanon.

One Self-addressed envelope (USPS or FedEx ONLY)

 

Legalization of a death certificate:

Step 1: Authenticated by the secretary of State

Step 2: Authenticated by the State Department

One copy of each parent’s I.D

One copy of the original authenticated document

$15.00 money order payable/cashier check to the Embassy of Lebanon.

One Self-addressed envelope (USPS or FedEx ONLY)

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