The Process of Certifying Documents for International Use
Legal documents that have been tendered and issued in the United States can be certified for international use through an embassy of the country that it is to be used. Certifying documents for international use come in handy when a business is trying to expand globally, and as such needs to have an international bank account for business transactions. It can also be used as evidence of existence in cases where a contract has been made with an international business.
Getting these documents certified in the United States doesn’t hold water in international cases. The only way to render these documents valid is by having an apostille attached to it. The apostille is used for countries that are Hague convention signatories. If you need to certify documents for countries that are not in this list, then an embassy for the designated country would work just as much