The Patent Place, Inc.

Apostilles, Authentications, and Legalizations

At The Patent Place we have been helping our associates apostille, authenticate, & legalize documents for 25+ years. We are well trained to handle documents for countries that are and are not a member of the Hague Convention*. Please follow the instructions below to obtain a cost and time estimate and to place your order with us!

Hague Convention Information

* The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents (1961)

Cost & Time Estimates:

Estimate Form

Cost Estimate: Complete form

Time Estimate: Complete form

Important: Estimates do NOT include return shipping, and are based on current embassy, consulate, and state department costs as well as local courier cost, and are subject to change without notice.


Legalization for original document(s):
  1. Email with your request, including your deadline and if possible a scanned copy of your document(s). We review documents for obvious errors and if any found, contact you to help aid in correction before sending originals to be processed.
  2. Ship documents to our Office at The Patent Place, Inc., 301 Franklin St., 3rd Floor Alexandira, Va 22314 via overnight express delivery. We begin processing documents upon receipt.
Order USPTO document(s) with legalization from The Patent Place:
Order certified state documents with Legalization from The Patent Place:

Shipping Options (not included in estimate)