On Thursday 28 May 1970, Japan deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents.
Apostille (pronounced a-pos-TEE) is a french word that means ‘a certify’. A certificate issued under the Apostille Convention authenticating the origin of a public ￼￼￼￼￼document.
Both Japan and the United States follow the “Hague Apostille Convention” according to which, documents with an apostille are entitled to recognition in any other Convention country.
You may need the help of a specialist to get your documents authenticated in a timely manner for Japan. Administrative documents typically include:
We offer “same day” Apostille service for all New York counties, except Suffolk county which takes 2-3 business days.
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