Apostille Countries

Apostille Countries

The countries listed below adhere to the rules of the Hague Convention of 1961 and, therefore, accept California apostilles:

A
Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, and Azerbaijan

B
Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana. Brazil, Brunei, and Bulgaria

C
Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, and the Czech Republic

D
Denmark, the Dominican Republic, and Dominica

E
Ecuador, El Salvador, and Estonia

F
Fiji, Finland, and France

G
Georgia, Germany, Greece, and Grenada

H
Honduras, Hong Kong, and Hungary

I
Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, and Italy

J
Japan

K
Kazakhstan, Korea (Republic of) aka South Korea, and Kyrgyzstan

L
Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, and Luxembourg

M
Macao  (China), Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova (Republic of), Monaco, Mongolia,  Montenegro and Morocco

N
Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niue, and Norway

O
Oman

P
Panama, Peru, Poland, and Portugal

R
Romania and Russian Federation

S
Saint Kitts and Nevis, Samoa, San Marino (Republic of), Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, and Switzerland

T
Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, and Turkey

U
Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States, Uruguay, and Uzbekistan

V
Vanuatu and Venezuela

Countries not listed here can receive “certification” by the California Secretary of State, but not what is known as an “apostille.”