US Apostille for South Korea - Foreign Documents Express


MAY 31, 2017

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Do you need a Hague apostille for a U.S. document for use in South Korea? We will be happy to help!

As both the U.S. and South Korea are members of the Hague Convention, U.S. documents bearing Hague apostille stamps will be legal and valid in South Korea.

We provide apostille services  for all kinds of documents, from all U.S. states, intended for use in South Korea.

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Apostilles for South Korea

We obtain apostilles for use in South Korea from all U.S. States for all kinds of documents, most often for degrees and transcripts, verification letters, FBI records, birth, marriage and divorce certificates, powers of attorney, etc.

Please select the state where your document was issued, signed, certified, or notarized

Important! Your document has to be apostilled in the state where it was issued (certified, notarized), e.g. if you were born in New York, your birth certificate has to be apostilled in New York, your power of attorney notarized by a Vermont notary public will need a Vermont apostille, etc.


How to apostille  a diploma for use in South Korea?If you are planning to teach in South Korea, you will be requested to present your diploma and transcript with Hague apostilles. One of the most common questions: Is there any way to get a diploma (or copy of) apostilled IN Korea? At the U.S. embassy? The answer is "no". An apostille needs to be issued in the U.S. We apostille a lot of educational documents for South Korea, and we will be happy to assist you with obtaining apostilles for your educational documents, too. We can apostille both the original documents and copies, depending on your needs and the requirements of the receiving agencies. A scanned copy can be emailed. Please email copies of your documents for a free evaluation.


How to apostilleDid you know that both originals and scanned copies of FBI background checks are acceptable for apostilles? As FBI criminal background checks are federal documents, apostilles need to be issued by the U.S. Department of State in Washington DC.

More about federal apostilles.

Read more about legalization of documents for South Korea.




Apostilles in some state and federal agencies are still being processed with delays. Please contact us for processing times. 

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Our guarantee: if we are not able to apostille your document(s), we will issue a 100% refund.

We process documents for all countries. 

We process documents from all 50 U.S. States (apostilles and certifications), the U.S. Department of State in Washington DC (federal apostilles and certifications), and all foreign embassies/consulates.


Foreign Documents Express is a registered service provider with the Secretary of State - authentications, Hague apostilles, and certification.

Our mailing address is

Foreign Documents Express
331 Newman Springs Rd., Bldg. 1
4th Floor, Suite 143
Red Bank, NJ 07701

Phone: (646) 267-1140

Fax: (800) 905-0421

We accept all major credit and debit cards. We also accept checks (including personal checks), money orders, PayPal, MoneyGram, Western Union, bank transfers.

Major credit cards accepted


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You can call us at (646) 267-1140 with any questions about apostille process. We are available Monday - Sunday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. to answer your questions. You can also fax or email copies of your documents for a free evaluation. We will advise if your documents qualify for apostilles and, if not, what steps need to be taken.

Processing times differ depending on nature of your documents. In each case will provide the time estimate, and will do our best to meet the deadline.

Delivery by USPS Priority mail (within the U.S.) is included in the price. FedEx (2nd day, within the U.S.): $20, FedEx (standard overnight): $30. We ship internationally. FedEx International to most countries is $75 (FedEx to Eastern Europe and South America is $115).

Apostilles and embassy legalization procedures are not complicated if you entrust your documents to legalization experts who know the requirements of U.S. apostille agencies, foreign consulates and embassies and the requirements of the receiving organizations in foreign countries.