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For the authentication of a document for Haiti, all foreign nationals must proceed as follows:

  1. Present the document before a Notary Public;
  2. Authenticate the Notary Public’s signature by the Secretary of State of the state where the notary resides;
  3. Authenticate by the State Department of the United States of America the signature or stamp of the  Office of the Secretary of State previously obtained; and 
  4. Submit the document to the Consular Section of the Embassy of Haiti.

The fee for authentication of foreign documents is US $25 payable by money order or bank check made out to the Embassy of Haiti.

Below, please find some references for carrying out step 2:

District of Columbia

Notary Section
441 4th Street, N.W.
8th Floor – Suite 810
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Tel. 202-727-3117

Montgomery County

Judicial Center
Rockville, MD 20850
Tel. 301-217-7777

Prince George County

Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Tel. 301-952-3330


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Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Office
Authentication Division
1111 East Broad Street, 1st Floor
Richmond, VA 23219

To complete step 3, please contact the State Department of the United States of America at the following address:
Authentication Office
600 19th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20431
Tel. 202-485-8000