We have years of experience helping individuals and corporations to research and retrieve documents from courts and government agencies. Example of where we can research and retrieve documents are: United States Federal Courts, District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia, General District and Circuit Courts. Also, in some specialized government agencies such as; National Archives & Records Administration, Washington, D.C and College Park (MD), U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; U.S. Library of Congress, Offices of Budget and Management (OMB), Smithsonian Institution, etc.
We provide highly professional services for retrieving and authenticating U.S. police clearance certificates and FBI Criminal Background Checks to be used in foreign countries. Police clearance certificates are used for a variety of purposes, including permanent residence, work, or study abroad to prove that the individual has no criminal background.
State and local police clearances that will be used abroad require that they Apostille, or authenticated at the Secretary of State where they were issued. FBI Criminal Background Checks are federal documents that require US Department of State (USDOS) authentication or Apostille, which is done close to our office here in Washington, D.C. Depending on the country, some documents also need to be legalized at the consular section of the foreign embassy in the USA, which we can do.
We can also retrieve copies of public records that have been filed in a state, county, city or other government offices. If the document is going to be used overseas we can have it apostille or authenticated and then have it legalized by any embassy. The following list includes just some of the documents we are able to retrieve in all 50 states at the federal, state, county and city levels.
For businesses: Certificate of Good Standing, Certificate of Incorporation, Miscellaneous State Certificates, Court Documents, Franchise Tax Status, etc.
Personal Documents: Proof of Single Status, Marriage License, Divorce Decree, FS-240 Birth Record for U.S. Citizen born abroad, etc
Documents needed to start the process, turnaround time and fees vary depending upon the type of document and location where the document will be retrieved. Also, we would need to know which country where it will be used so that we can determine the cost and fees at the embassy. Please send us an email detailing your needs and we can provide you with specific instructions and estimates of the total fees and turnaround time.
When sending your documents make sure to include your name and contact information. Send all documents to Roca Authentications LLC to the address listed below.
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