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Apostille Services

GKL Corporate/Search, Inc. is your authentication expert, specializing in expediting the Apostille and Legalization process for a wide range of documents. Obtaining an Apostille has never been easier, and with a network of correspondents in every state, GKL can assist you with your Legalization needs Nationwide.

What is an Apostille?

Often people need to obtain an Apostille (pronounced App-oh-steel) for personal or business papers when they are headed abroad. Simply stated an Apostille is a shortcut in the Legalization process.

What does that mean? It means that the foreign country needs to officially recognize your documents. Article 6 of The Hague Convention of October 5, 1961 provides that recognition by authorizing a Competent Authority to place a single “Certificate” or “Apostille” in place of a chain authentication. This one step process reduces the often costly and time consuming formalities involved in Legalization. In California, the Secretary of State is the most commonly used Competent Authority for obtaining a California Apostille, and GKL is your personal liaison to their office.

What does GKL offer?

GKL offers expedited authentication of your documents by Legalization or Apostille from the appropriate State or Federal agency. We specialize in authentication for documents originating in California and generally have them ready in 1 to 2 business days. We also provide service for all 50 States and some foreign jurisdictions, such as the UK, China, Taiwan and Japan.

Why choose GKL?

GKL is your personal liaison to the Competent Authority, presenting your documents in person and walking them through each step of the process. This personal service ensures you peace of mind knowing your documents are handled professionally, timely and above all - just the way you would do it.

Call us toll-free today to begin the process: (800) 446-5455