Azerbaijan Apostille

How to obtain an Apostille Certificate for use in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan is a member of the Hague Convention Countries. Documents issued in the United States require an Apostille for use in Azerbaijan.  
Apostille is not a complicated process. You do not need an expedited service to process your documents.
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The United State Apostille explains hereby the correct way to obtain an apostille for use in Azerbaijan.
There are two types of Apostille.
Apostille for documents issued in a state for use in Azerbaijan. These documents must be apostilled by the same secretary of the state where it was issued.
Apostille for documents issued by a "Federal Agency" for use in Azerbaijan. These documents must be apostilled by the U.S. Department of State.
The country of Azerbaijan will accept these two types of Apostille. No need to obtain any stamp or legalization from the embassy or consulate of Azerbaijan.
We are displaying below a chart explaining the procedure to obtain an  apostille  in both above cases. 

  • Documents Issued in the United State
  • Documents Issued by a State


Example: Affidavit, Power of Attorney, Agency Agreement, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Single Status certificates.
Must be processed in the the in the same state where the document was issued.
Apostille fee is varied by the states. from $1 to $20 per document.
Processing time is varied by the states. from 1 day to 20 days.

Documents Issued in the United State

  1. Documents Issued by a State

    1. Example: Affidavit, Power of Attorney, Agency Agreement, Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Single Status certificates.

      1. Must be processed in the the in the same state where the document was issued.

      2. Apostille fee is varied by the states. from $1 to $20 per document.

        Processing time is varied by the states. from 1 day to 20 days.

        All States processing time, fees, mailing addresses are listed below.

      3. Please click on your state name for mailing information

        state Fee Time state Fee Time state Fee Time
        Alabama $5 5 days Alaska $5 5 days Arizona $3 3 days
        Arkansas $5 5 days California $20 20 days Colorado $5 5 days
        Connecticut $40 40 days Delaware $30 30 days District of Columbia $15 15 days
        Florida $10 10 days Georgia $10 10 days Hawaii $1 1 day
        Idaho $10 10 days Illinois $2 2 days Indiana $2 2 days
        Iowa $5 5 days Kansas $7.5 7.5 days Kentucky $5 5 days
        Louisiana $20 20 days Maine $10 10 days Maryland $2 2 days
        Massachusetts $6 6 days Michigan $1 1 day Minnesota $5 5 days
        Mississippi $5 5 days Missouri $10 10 days Montana $10 10 days
        Nebraska $10 10 days Nevada $20 20 days New Hampshire $10 10 days
        New Jersey $25 25 days New Mexico $3 3 days New York $10 10 days
        North Carolina $10 10 days North Dakota $10 10 days Ohio $5 5 days
        Oklahoma $25 25 days Oregon $10 10 days Pennsylvania $15 15 days
        Puerto Rico $3 3 days Rhode Island $5 5 days South Carolina $5 5 days
        South Dakota $5 5 days Tennessee $2 2 days Texas $15 15 days
        Utah $20 20 days Vermont $10 10 days Virgin Island $0 0 days
        Virginia $10 10 days Washington $15 15 days West Virginia $10 10 days
        Wisconsin $10 10 days Wyoming $3 3 days
  2. Documents Issued by the Fedral Gov.

    1. Example: FDA, CFG, USPTO, USDA, EPA, FBI Background Check Federal Court Judgment.

      1. Must be processed by the U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C.

      2. Apostille fee is $20/document. Processing time is 35 days.

        Expedited Apostille fee is $60/doc. Processing time is 4 B. days.

        Information needed for mailing and payment are listed below.

      3. Please click here to order a
        Federal Apostille
        for documents issued by a federal agency.
        Processing time is approximately 35 days.
        The fee is $20 per document.

        Please click here to order an
        Expedited Federal Apostille
        for documents issued by a federal agency.
        Processing time is approximately 35 business days.
        The fee is $62 per document.

Do I need to obtain the embassy of Azerbaijan legalization stamp after I obtain the Apostille?

No, you do not need the embassy or consulate of Azerbaijan stamp. The apostille is a final certificate which is recognized in the country of Azerbaijan.

I have a birth certificate issued in Azerbaijan. How can I obtain an apostille for it?

If you want to use this birth certificate in Azerbaijan, then you do not need to obtain an Apostille. An Apostille issued in the United States, gets issued only for documents issued in the United States. If you want to use your apostille in a different foreign country, then you need to send your birth certificate back to Azerbaijan to obtain your apostille from there.

I received a federal apostille from the US Department of State for use in Azerbaijan. I changed my plan. I want to use it in Panama, what should I do?

Your apostille is good to be used in all Hague Participating Countries. You can simply use it in Panama.

I have a legal court document issued in the United States. . What do I need to do to use it in Azerbaijan?

If your document was issued from a "State Court", then you need to have it stamped by the clerk of the court, then obtain an apostille from your secretary of the same state where it was issued. If your document was issued from a federal court, then you need to have it certified from the Department of Justice in Washington D.C., then obtain an Apostille from the U.S. Department of State for use in Azerbaijan.

How can I obtain my criminal records from the United States for use in Azerbaijan?

To obtain your FBI background Check please visit www.fbi.gov and order it. Once you receive it, mail it back to the U.S. Department of State to have it apostilled to be used in Azerbaijan.