In 2006 the e-Apostille testing program was first introduced as a way of processing and issuing apostilles electronically.  With e-Apostille, you can use a software to apply for an apostille online, as well as to verify the authenticity of a foreign apostille. So far only a few authorities have adopted the e-Apostille program.  This includes the country of Colombia and the state of Kansas, U.S.A.  For now, the program in Kansas are reserved for corporations only.  As of now, there is not an … [Read more...]

The Republic of Moldova transitioning to e-Apostilles

The Republic of Moldova released an official statement announcing that the country is transitioning to e-Apostilles.  The new regulation pertaining to e-Apostilles will be officially approved next week and  implemented by the end of September, 2013. As a result of the adoption of e-Apostilles, paper Apostilles will no longer be used for public documents processed in Moldova. Like the other countries who have transitioned to e-Apostille, Moldova will be relying on PDF technology and digital … [Read more...]

E-Apostille Now Available in New Zealand

Kiwis who need their documents to be officially verified for use abroad can now apply and receive them electronically via the e-Apostille program.  This program is offered by the Department of Internal Affairs’ Authentication Unit. An e-Apostille functions in exactly the same way as a physical copy of the Apostille certificate.  With the Apostille certification, your document will be accepted in more than 100 countries that participate in the Hague Apostille Convention.  These include the … [Read more...]

Apostille in the Electronic Age for New Zealand

Citizens of New Zealand who need documents to be certified for use overseas can now get them verified electronically, thanks to the new e-Apostille service from the Internal Affairs Authentication Unit. E-Apostille can be used to certify marriage certificates, travel documents, letters from attorneys, and more. The system is expected to cut submission and processing times dramatically because it creates secure versions of paper documents that can be emailed overseas, instead of relying on … [Read more...]