Apostille For FBI Background Checks

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What Does It Mean To Apostille An FBI Background Check?

An Apostille (ah-po-steel) is a French word meaning certification.

Individuals who travel abroad to live, work, or attend school may be asked at some point to have documents Apostilled or Authenticated.

Countries that are part of the "hauge convention" require travelers to have their FBI report apostilled before they can enter the country. You can find a list of those countries here.

FBI Apostille

Why Do I Need An FBI Apostille?

If you plan on traveling to a foreign country to live, work, or attend school, you may be asked to obtain an apostille version of an FBI Criminal History Summary Report, also known as an FBI Background Check or Departmental Order.

FBI Apostille Pricing

Pricing an apostille FBI background check depends on delivery time and type. Please see our references below.

Regular Apostille FBI Check

6 - 10 Weeks
Email / Mail

Expedited Apostille FBI Check
**Temporarily Unavailable**

7-10 Days
Email / Mail

FBI Authentication Check

8-14 Weeks
Email / Mail

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      Frequently Asked Questions Regarding FBI Apostille

      How do I know if I need an Apostille?

      The Consulate of the Country you are corresponding with will let you know whether or not your documents require an Apostille.

      What countries require an Apostille?

      The below list shows all the current countries who are part of the Hague Convention and require documents to be Apostilled:

      Albania, Andorra, Armenia ,Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Eswatini, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Togo, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela & Zambia.

      • Please be advised, this list can change as new countries may join the Hague Convention.

      What if the country I need an Apostille for is not part of the Hague Convention?

      Some countries require Authentications but are NOT part of the Hague Convention. Depending on the country, additional fees and/or paperwork will be required to process this request.

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