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Using an Australian Public Notary

Documents can be notarized by an Australian notary for use in the United States. This is a two-step process, which does not involve the U.S. Consulates.

Step 1: Have your documents executed in front of an Australian Notary Public.

Following is a list of Australian Public Notaries who have made themselves known to the U.S. Consulates General.

Step 2: Have the signature and seal of the Notary Public authenticated by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade by means of an Apostille. This Apostille will make the notarization of this document legal in the United States under the conditions of the Hague Convention. Please contact the office, or representative, requesting these documents to ensure that an Apostille applied under the conditions of The Hague Convention is acceptable.