Is DC accepting mail-in requests for apostilles during COVID-19 pandemic?
 

covid 19 4960657 640Due to the public health concern regarding COVID-19, many state and federal agencies and consulates have suspended their walk-in service. Therefore, many apostille/ authentication requests are being processed via mail with delayed processing time. Please email us for the processing time. 
 
U.S. Department of State: the processing time for federal apostilles and authentication certificates (including FBI, 6166 U.S. Residency certifications, etc.) is currently 8-12 weeks. There is no expedited or walk-in service.  

dateAPRIL 16, 2020

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Question: Is DC accepting mail-in requests for authentications / apostilles during COVID-19 pandemic?

Answer:  Due to Mayor Bowser’s Health Emergency Declaration, DC Office of Notary Commissions and Authentications is not accepting visitors AND mail-in requests for authentications / apostilles at this time.  Once the health emergency has lifted, DC will resume this service.