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Expedite Documents Apostille for Tuvalu

Only $45.00 or $50.00 Per Apostille Stamp

(Prices may vary depending on the document type)

Processing Time: 2 – 4 Business Days

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Attestation and Authentication to Tuvalu

Tuvalu is a member country to the Hague Apostille Convention.

It requires the apostille certification to be affixed to U.S. documents to approve its authenticity.

If your document is issued in the United States and you want to use it in Tuvalu, DC Apostille. can help you to expedite the Apostille Process at reasonable rates.

Document Apostille Service 

Documents destined for use in Tuvalu require the Apostille seal to validate the document’s signature(not the content). There are two authorities in the United States

There are two official authorities in the United States that issue the Apostille Stamp, depending on the document type:

  1. The US Department of State (US DOS) for Federal document.
  2. The Local Secretary of State Office in all 50 States for Public State Documents.

Each designated authority requires different procedures to Apostille specific type of documents. Continue reading to know the requirements of your documents.

  1. The US Department of State Apostille for Federal documents

A federally issued document is a document issued by the US Federal Government and bear the golden seal of one of the federal agencies such as:

  • The Food and Drug Administration (the FDA).
  • The Federal Bureau of Investigations (the FBI).
  • The US Patent and Trademark office (the USPTO).
  • The US Department of Agriculture (the USDA).
  • The Environmental Protection Agency (the EPA).
  • The Internal Revenue Service (the IRS).
  • The Homeland Security.
  • The Social Security Agency.

DC Apostille. provides rush Apostille service for federal documents from the US Department of State in Washington DC.
We charge $45.00 per Apostille- processing time is 4 business days.

Example of US DOS Apostille Certificate

Examples of Federal Documents

A Certificate required for the export of human and animal drugs, cosmetics, medical devices and personal care products that are not legally marketed in the United States. Click here for more information on FDA Apostille

A certificate required for the export of human and animal drugs, cosmetics, medical devices and personal care products that are legally marketed throughout the United States.

A federal certificate issued for the export of products and materials that are marketed in the United States but intended for the clinical research only.  Sometimes, it is also called CRA Certificate.

The Justice Department that is responsible for the issuance of the FBI Criminal Background Check.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is part of the federal government, which is concerned with regulating and forcing the federal laws that protect human health and public environment. 

US Tax Residency-form 6166 is issued by the IRS and used to avoid double taxation on the same income. US citizens and business owners with dual nationalities can benefit from the US tax treaties and avoid VAT (Valued Added Tax) by applying for the IRS, form 6166.

Animal Health Certificate is issued by the US Department of Agriculture to ensure the protection of animals welfare.

Social Security Administration is part of the federal government, which is concerned with the social security and retirement programs.

The US PTO is the federal agency responsible for the issuance of Patent and Trademarks in the United States.

A federal document  ensures that the exported pharmaceutical. Cosmetics or personal care products are BSE-Free. Sometimes it is also called BSE Mad Cow.

The European Union requires this certificate as a safety assurance of the exported food products.

Naturalization is the act of becoming a US citizen and acquiring the American nationality. The USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Service) issues certified copies of Naturalization certificate for use outside the United States. However, it must be attached with form G-24 to be eligible for the authentication process. 

A certificate required for the export of pharmaceutical products, medical devices, and biology that are legally marketed throughout the United States. Sometimes also called CFG Certificate.

A Certificate required for the export of pharmaceutical products across the United States’ boundaries. CPP Certificate. Click Here for more information on COPP

An export certificate that is issued to ensure that the exported products are in compliance with the United States’ health regulations.

2. Secretary of State Apostille for Public State Documents

Your Document must be notarized by a notary public in your State before you can order our Expedited Service

Public State Documents are documents issued by the state official or private agencies all over the United States such as the Local Health Departments, Motor Vehicles, District courts, Universities and corporations.

The Secretary of State Office in each State is the designated authority to issue the Apostille Certificate on documents issued in the Same State.

Example of Apostille Certificate

Examples of Corporate Documents

Letter of Resignation is a written declaration that announces the author’s intention to leave his or her position. 

Certificate of Incumbency authorizes a legal person to act on behalf of a certain corporation concerning executing, cancelling, or editing contracts. 

Technical Data Sheet is an official certification that contains a full description about a certain product including, but not limited to: the manufacturer, the materials, storage instruction, possible hazards, and precautions. Sometimes it is also called Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). 

ISO Certificate is a quality certification, issued by certified registered Agents, to prove that a certain product, service, or facility is in compliance with the international Standards, set by the International Organization of Standardization ISO. US apostille has a complete record of all the certified registered bodies to compare the signature in order to avoid any forgery attempts.

Company Bylaws is the laws and rules that regulates the framework of a certain organization. Bylaw of Company must define the rights, duties, liabilities and powers. It must be differentiated of Articles of Incorporation that frames the general outlines of a business entity.

An Amendment is an alteration to a legal contract to add, remove, or omit a certain term. The amended document must be signed by the same signatory parties to the original contract. 

Distribution Agreement is a legal contract between two parties the supplier and the distributor, whereas both parties set the rules, term, and the conditions that govern their partnership. There are many types of Agreements such as Construction Agreement, Joint venture agreement, Confidentiality Agreement, and operating Agreement. 

Affidavit is a legal written statement, made by the affiant under oath and before a commissioned notary public, to declare voluntary decisions and actions. Examples of affidavits are affidavits of no record, affidavits of performance, affidavits of residence, affidavit of loss, and affidavit of domicile.

Power of Attorney is a legal power that entitles the agent to act on behalf of the client in a certain issue that must be stated in the certificate with a fixed time. It has two types including General power of Attorney and Special Power of Attorney.

 Articles of Incorporation are official documents that contain fixed information and the outlines of a certain association such as address, telephone, owner, board of directors and stock type. It must be filled with the government to ensure its eligibility to do business in a certain jurisdiction. It might be referred to as Restated Certificate of Incorporation, Certificate of Registration, Corporate Charter, or Articles of Association. 

Statement of Dissolution is the termination of the company’s existence and the annulling of its legal powers between the contracting parties. However, Dissolution of Partnership is to end the partnership between two parties without annulling their legal powers.

Certificate of Merger is a voluntary integration between two companies to form a new business entity based on a roughly fixed terms that are stated in the contract. However, certificate of acquisition refers to the domination of one firm over another by taking up %51 of its stock shares.

US Corporations issue Certificate of Existence to prove their existence as an authorized corporation that is entitled to practice business and trade. Certificate of Existence, Sometimes also called Certificate of Good Standing, Certificate of Status, or Certificate of Authorization as it authorizes the company to do business in a certain jurisdiction.

Corporate Resolution is a formal legal expression such as a proposition, a decision, a complaint, a transaction or an intention that is discussed before the board of directors for decision. Sometimes, it is also called Board Resolution.

Agency Agreement is a legal agreement between two parties the principal and the agent whereby the agent act on behalf of the principle in certain situations that are stated in the agreement.

Certificate of Analysis is a legal document, issued by the appropriate governmental authority, to testify the quality of products being exported across U.S. borders such as pharmaceutical products, animal and human drugs. 

Business License is an official permit to open and operate a business entity in a certain jurisdiction. To obtain a business license for your corporation, you must fill an official request to the appropriate governmental authority such as the Secretary of State office. Sometimes, it is also referred to as Certificate of Ownership.

Assignment is a legal transfer of the assignor’s property to the assignee. Examples of assignments are Stock assignments, absolute assignment, collateral assignment, benefits assignment, liabilities assignment, and ownership assignment.

Agency Agreement is a legal agreement between two parties the principal and the agent whereby the agent act on behalf of the principle in certain situations that are stated in the agreement.

Distribution Agreement is a legal contract between two parties the supplier and the distributor, whereas both parties set the rules, term, and the conditions that govern their partnership. There are many types of Agreements such as Construction Agreement, Joint venture agreement, Confidentiality Agreement, and operating Agreement. 

Examples of Commercial Documents

Commercial Invoice is a commercial export document that contains the shipment’s price in order to be used by the Customs authorities in foreign countries. Additionally, it must include information about the exported goods such as the importer, the exporter, the address and contact information.

Certificate of Origin is a commercial export documents that declares the origin country of the exported shipment. It must contain the basic information about the exported products, the importer, the exporter, and the weight and height of the shipment.

Packing List is an itemized certificate that describes the accurate weight, height and the quantity of the exported goods. It is also called Packing Slip or Bill of Parcels.

Kosher Certificate is a legal guarantee that the exported food, drugs, or cosmetics products have been manufactured in accordance to the Jewish legislation and can be consumed by Population in Jewish countries. Similarly, the kosher certificate is issued for products that meet the legislation of the Jewish religion.

Dangerous Good Certificate is a required export document when exporting dangerous goods using air carrier or air forwarder in compliance to the regulations of the Internation Air Trasnsport Association IATA.

Pro forma Invoice is a document prepared by the supplier  to inform the importer about the price and the description of products before the exporting process.

Export License is issued by the respective governmental department to authorize a business entity to perform export of goods.

Bill of Lading is a legal corporate document that serves as a shipment receipt for any shipment being transported across the U.S. borders. It must contain specific details about the exporter, the importer and the exported products.

Insurance Certificate is a guarantee for the importer that the exported cargo is insured against loss or damage.

Halal Certificate is a legal guarantee that the exported food, drugs, or cosmetics products have been manufactured in accordance to the Islamic legislation and can be consumed by Population in Muslim countries. 

Health Certificate is required when exporting a shipment that contains food or meat. It is prepared by the exporter to approve that the shipment was in a good condition for human use at the time or export.

A consular Invoice in another type of a commercial Invoice that contains certain financial information about the exported cargo. It must be signed by the consular section of the imported country in the country of Origin.

Certificate of Weight is issued by the customs of the exported country to verify the exact weight of the exported cargo

The Certificate of Fumigation is required to certify that the export shipment has been inspected against pest control by the approved fumigation service provider in the United states.

Examples of Personal Documents

Educational Documents

College/ School transcript is a cumulative report of a student’s grades throughout a certain level at school or college. Official Transcripts must be issued by a registered educational institution in the United States, signed by the college/ school authorized agent and notarized before a notary public. Sometimes, it may be called CRF, Student Record, or Cumulative Record File.

College/ School Diploma is an educational certificate attesting that the student had satisfactory completed all the required school/ college levels. It is issued by the academic institution in the United State and must be signed by an authorized agent.

Teaching Credentials is an official certificate granting its holder the right to teach certain grades

TESOL is an abbreviation for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. It is a specifically designed training program that enables its holder to reach English as a second Language. It is also called TESL or TEFL.

Bachelor Degree/ Certificate are an academic degree, granted after the completion of 3 years to 7 years university course (according to the field of study). Sometimes, it is also called graduate degree.

Graduate Record Examination GRE is a fixed online examination that is used to determine the eligibility of the applicant in certain areas such as Mathematics, creative thinking, or vocabulary

Master Degree is an academic degree granted by the US universities or colleges for students who completed at least one year study after their graduation.

Associate Degree is an academic degree, granted to students of community colleges or technical colleges, after finishing at least two years study (or depending on the case of the study).

Doctorate Certificate is an academic degree, which is granted by US Universities and allows its holder to teach in the University. In many countries, it is considered as the highest academic degrees.

Vital Records

Birth Certificate is an official certificate, issued by the local Health Departments and includes details about the date and place of birth, in addition to the parents’ names.

Death Certificate is an officially issued document, signed by a doctor and contains information about the deceased person such as age, sex, date, place and cause of death.

Marriage License/ Certificate is a legal document, issued either by the local church or Health Department and authorizing a couple to marry. It must contain the couple names, place and date of marriage, and who executed the marriage.

Divorce Certificate/Decree is a legal proof of separation and freedom to remarry again. Sometimes, it is also called Certificate of Divorce or Decree of Divorce. The difference between the certificate and the decree is the issuing authority. The Divorce certificate is issued by the Local bureau of Vital Statistics, while the decree endorses the legal separation and issued by court.

No Record of a Marriage is a required certification to prove the single status of its holder if you are planning to get marry overseas. Sometimes, it is also called Certificate of No Record of Marriage, Certificate of No Impediment, or No Marital Status.

Driver License is an official authorization approve that the cardholder can drive a car

Adoption Certificates is the required certification to adopt a child outside the United states

Instruction to obtain Certified Copy of US Passport

  1. Ensure that your passport is valid.
  2. Photocopy the first 2 pages.
  3. Put this notary statement on one copy:

“I, (your name), certify that is a true copy of my passport”.

  1. Notarize this copy before a notary public.

Police Clearance is an official record issued on the State level by the local police departments to approve that a certiain individual has no criminal record. It is usually requested for employment purposes.

If you have any questions regarding Apostille Tuvalu, Contact our customer support team for information on: info@dcapostille.com.

Our prices doesn’t include the mailing fees, customers are asked to provide a return airway bill with their request using any private carrier such as FedEx, DHL or USPS.