If you want to authorize someone in Egypt to handle your legal or financial issues, you will need to choose the correct power of Attorney form, authenticate it by the US government and legalized by the Egyptian embassy in Washington DC in order for your POA to be valid for use in Egypt.
First of all, you will need to know what the Power of Attorney means, and how you can choose the correct form for your purpose?
A Power of Attorney is a legal document that authorizes someone “the agent” to act on behalf of you ”the client” in a certain legal or financial issue and for a certain duration, which is set forth in the form. The “Agent” can be anyone and doesn’t necessarily have to be a lawyer. All the “Agent’s powers” is defined by you and written in the form. There are different types of Power of Attorneys depending on the particular situation and the required purposes. For example, the “general power of Attorney” allows your agent a complete powers over your financial, medical or legal situations. While the “Limited power of Attorney or Special Power of Attorney” allows your agent the powers to handle a single and specific situation, which is stated in the POS’s form.
You may surf the internet to choose the best Power of Attorney form that serve your situation. There are many online websites that offers a wide variety of Power of Attorney forms and a lot other legal advices that might be helpful for you such as: Rocket Lawyer, Law Depot.
If you have decided that you don’t need a lawyer and that you are going to prepare your Power of Attorney by yourself, you have to pay complete attention while doing it so as to make any mistake that cost you a lot later. After you have decided what type of power of Attorney you need, you have to read it carefully once and twice to make sure that is describe and state the same purpose that you are looking for. If you have found in the POA form any statement that you cannot understand, don’t use this form and choose another one. Do Not sign the Power of Attorney except when you have fully understand every word in the form.
Please pay attention that you will need to provide an arabic translation for your Power of Attorney because you are going to use it in Egypt.
The Power of Attorney is a legal document that must be certified in front of a notary public in your State. The notary must ensure that you will sign the Power in your complete capacity before he signs the document.Please pay attention that you will need to provide an arabic translation for your Power of Attorney because you are going to use it in Egypt.
Contact the Secretary of State office in the same state where the notary is licensed.
The last step is to obtain the authentication from the US department of State in Washington DC.
You have to contact the appropriate Egyptian Embassy or Consulates ,Depending on the State, in which your power of Attorney was issued, as follow:-
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