Federal Apostille
US Department of State Apostille

We make the Apostille process easy for you.


Nationwide Apostille has been providing Federal Apostille service in Washington DC since 2003. We are experts in the field and know what has to be done to get the right certification for your important documents.


We specialize in Federal Apostille and Authentication of documents issued by Federal entities. Documents issued by the Federal Government have to be Apostilled or Certified at the US State Department in Washington DC before they can be used outside the United States.


Documents requiring certifications with an Apostille by the U.S. Department of State are those that have been signed by a federal official with the official Seal of that agency, American Consular Officer, Military Notary or Foreign Consul (Diplomat Officials must be registered with the Office of Protocol). Note: These documents must include a legible signature and the title of the Official. Please also note that for State-issued documents the U.S. Department of State will not issue an apostille.


Some of the documents requiring Federal Apostille in Washington DC Include:

  • – FBI Background check,
  • – Certificate of Naturalization
  • – FDA (food and drug) Certificates
  • – IRS form 6166
  • – ISO Certificate
  • – DHHS (Department of Health and Human Services Department) Documents
    and many More.

Some Commercial documents requiring Federal Apostille Certification include:

  • – Certificate of Origin
  • – Certificate of Invoice
  • – Packing List
  • – Halal Certification (used for certain countries)

Please consult with one of our experienced representatives to help you with the document requirements by calling 877-300-0209.

We are not lawyers and do not give legal advice. For legal inquiries please contact an attorney or your local bar association.



Each signer must present at least one of the forms of ID listed below. The ID must be current or, if expired, have been issued the last 5 years; contain the signer’s photograph, personal description, and signature; and bear a serial or other identifying number.

  • 1- Driver’s License or non-driver’s ID card issued by U.S.A
  • 2- U.S. Passport.
  • 3- U.S. Military ID Card that contains all required elements stated above, (The common Access Card CAC is not acceptable).
  • 4- Driver’s License issued in Mexico or Canada.
  • 5- Foreign Passport stamped by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
  • 6- Inmate ID Issued by the California Dept. of Corrections.