Legalizations

Legalization of Documents and Signature

Contact:

Tel: (202)939-6303

e-mail: legalization@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 $225 per document, payable to the Embassy of Lebanon)

A photocopy of the original authenticated document

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

Kindly mail it to the address below:

Embassy of Lebanon

Attention: Legalization Department

2560 28th ST NW

Washington DC, 20008

 

Requirements:
A certified copy of the will from the Probate Court authenticated by the Secretary of State and the Department of State in Washington, DC;
A copy of the will
The name and address of the testator
A death certificate
A copy of the testator’s ID
One copy of Deed of trust (if applicable)
Stamped self-addressed envelope (USPS or FedEx ONLY)

Fee: $125

Kindly mail it to the address below:

Embassy of Lebanon

Attention: Legalization Department

2560 28th ST NW

Washington DC, 20008

NOTE: The Embassy of Lebanon can only authenticate the will after  the death of the testator

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 $40 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)

Kindly mail it to the address below:

Embassy of Lebanon

Attention: Legalization Department

2560 28th ST NW

Washington DC, 20008

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 $60 (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)

Kindly mail it to the address below:

Embassy of Lebanon

Attention: Legalization Department

2560 28th ST NW

Washington DC, 20008

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 $60 (for private sector employees ONLY)

Stamped self-addressed envelope (USPS or FedEx ONLY)

Kindly mail it to the address below:

Embassy of Lebanon

Attention: Legalization Department

2560 28th ST NW

Washington DC, 20008

 

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

$38 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

$38 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

$38 money order payable/cashier check to the
Embassy of Lebanon.

One Self-addressed
envelope (USPS or FedEx ONLY)

Kindly mail it to the address below:

Embassy of Lebanon

Attention: Legalization Department

2560 28th ST NW

Washington DC, 20008

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