Apostille Services

Apostille Services

The Portuguese Apostille Service can be requested by individuals who have or had ties to Portugal and need their documents to be legally recognized in another country that acknowledges the Hague's Apostille Treaty. Any apostilled records (e.g., birth certificates, marriage certificates, university documents, property documents) have had their authenticity identified in a manner observed globally by over 100 nations.

Our law firm can perform a search for your documents, obtain, translate, and have them apostilled. Fees are required for the apostille, miscellaneous foreign queries, and translations. The countries that recognize the Hague Apostille Treaty are located here. If the country you are communicating with is listed, we will need original documents for the apostille. The turnaround time is approximately one week. We use a courier service with tracking capability so that we can be sure important documents are not lost.

What services does the office provide?

The office is able to perform search, obain your document, translate it, make the Apostille.

What are the fees associated with the service?

There is a fee for the Apostille and other for the foreign affairs. Translations are charged per word / page.

How can I know if the country where i need to see the document apostille belongs to the convention?

The countries who recognize the Apostille the Hague Convedntion can be found here.

Does the office needs the original documents to perform the task?

The original document is needed in order for the task to be performed.

How long does the service take?

The turnaround time is aproximalty one week.

How are the documents returned? Is it safe?

It is used a courier service with tracking capability, so we can be sure important documents are not lost.