Certifications/ Notarizations

Information regarding  Certification of signatures and photocopies and (formal) notarizations  can be found at:
http://www.germany.info/Vertretung/usa/en/05__Legal/02__Directory__Services/05__Certificates__Documents/Notarization__Signature__Certification.html  

http://www.germany.info/Vertretung/usa/en/05__Legal/02__Directory__Services/05__Certificates__Documents/__Certificates__Documents.html

Please note the special regulations for opening of bank accounts and identity check:

http://www.germany.info/Vertretung/usa/de/05__Dienstleistungen/04__Schriftstuecke/Bankkonto.html

Please make an online appointment for signature certifications at:

https://service2.diplo.de/rktermin/extern/choose_realmList.do?locationCode=sanf&request_locale=en

Please bring the relevant documents as well as a valid ID with you and sign the document before us.

The fees can be paid in cash in USD or by CC (Master/Visa) in EUR.

For formal notarizations (e.g. acknowledgement of paternity, application for a certificate of inheritance) please request an appointment by e-mail (through our contact form) and send a print of this request together with supporting documents by  regular mail.