How To Apostille
FBI Background Checks

Apostille FBI Background Check

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FBI Background Check Apostille

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Step 1

We only need three things from you to start the expedited FBI background check apostille service process.

First, email us your original FBI identity history summary checks report PDF that you were issued and downloaded off of the DOJ’s official website or an FBI approved Channeler’s website.

You do not mail your FBI criminal background check report to us to federally apostille or authenticate. You only email us the 1-6 page pdf FBI criminal background check report along with our federal apostille order form.

 

Step 2

Second email the prepaid FedEx or UPS return shipping envelope/label that you can create and purchase online at FedEx.com or UPS.com without needing to have an existing account set up with them. You can also visit any UPS Store or FedEx Office location to purchase a prepaid shipping label as well.  

Do not use the United States Postal Service (USPS) because they lose things constantly
(potentially your FBI background check report) and are completely unreliable and slow.

The reason we require a prepaid return shipping envelope/label is so we can mail your documents back to you or to wherever and whomever in the world that you want your documents shipped to.

Please don’t do this number two step until after we notify you by email that your FBI background check was successfully issued a federal apostille or authentication certificate from the USDOS.

The U.S State Department (USDOS) office is currently taking an estimated 7-8 weeks to process and issue certificates once your documents are filed with them. It was taking 12-13 weeks time (we kid you not) up until May 2021 for the U.S State Department to process and issue federal apostilles and federal authentication certificates on documents once they were submitted to their office in Washington, D.C.

Please don’t fall for other online companies that haven’t updated their websites yet that still say it only takes 3-4 weeks time. That time frame was true for only a few months earlier this spring. The USDOS processing turnaround time is now the exact same for every single company in the world no matter what company you choose to hire once walk-in service was discontinued almost 2 1/2 years ago after COVID hit.

The U.S Department of States does not give us or anyone updates of any kind so we cannot give you any type of order status updates once you place your order with us (welcome to the completely broken federal government system since COVID).

Only on the day the State Department finally issues a federal apostille certificate or authentication certificate on your FBI background check report will they notify us and then we will notify you by email. 

Also, be aware that at any time the USDOS could revert back to longer timeframes (8-13 weeks) without notice and during your ongoing document filing process.

This means we can tell you by phone, email, or you can read on this website that the USDOS is currently taking an estimated XYZ time to issue federal apostille and authentication certificates but during the filing process the turnaround time for your documents can be extended out to a much longer time frame. 

Click on the below links for easy step-by-step directions on how to create a prepaid FedEx or UPS shipping label online in only a few minutes.

https://www.apostilletexas.org/faqs/shipping/how-and-where-do-i-create-and-purchase-a-prepaid-fedex-return-shipping-label/

https://www.apostilletexas.org/faqs/shipping/how-and-where-do-i-create-and-purchase-a-prepaid-ups-return-shipping-label/

If it’s an international shipment (USA to another foreign country) please also provide us with a invoice (see the two links below to download invoice templates) that shipping companies (FedEx, UPS) will normally require you to include whenever you ship documents internationally to certain countries. If you or someone on your behalf will be returning to our office the following business day to pick up your apostilled or authenticated documents you of course won’t need to provide us with a shipping label.

https://www.apostilletexas.org/faqs/shipping/where-do-i-download-a-fedex-shipping-invoice-template-to-use-for-international-shipping/ 

https://www.apostilletexas.org/faqs/shipping/where-do-i-download-a-ups-shipping-invoice-template-to-use-for-international-shipping/ 

                                                                                On the prepaid return shipping label
                                                                            that you must provide us you can list the
                                                                                    from senders mailing address as:

Your Name
Your Address
Your City, State, Zip Code

Step 3

Third, you will need to download, sign, and email or drop off at our office our rush U.S Department of State apostille service order form that can be instantly downloaded by clicking on the U.S State Department apostille order form button below.

If you will be dropping your documents off at our Austin, Texas office location in person you must bring this completed federal apostille order form in with you along with any documents that you want us to rush apostille or authenticate for you or for your company.

When you arrive at our office walk up to our front lobby receptionist desk area and tell them that you have some documents to dropoff for Apostille Texas. Detailed directions and pictures of our office and office building are on our contact us page as well for you to view.

Please also understand your documents will not and cannot be apostilled or authenticated onsite at our office so this isn’t walk-in service.

The only legal and government entity in the U.S.A that can issue federal apostille and authentication certificates is the U.S Department of State office in Washington D.C which is where we will rush file your FBI background check report at on your behalf.

Lastly, we do not have these federal apostille order forms available at our front desk receptionist area.

So if you choose to drop your documents off at our office please make sure to print out and bring this U.S. Department of State apostille order form in with you or alternatively you can email us the completed State Department apostille order form ahead of time.

United States Department
of State Apostille &
Authentication Pricing

USDOS Seal All U.S. federal filing fees included in the $175 price.
Cellphone Email Filing status updates by email or text.
100% Satisfaction Money back guarantee if we don’t attempt to file your documents in the stated time.
Phone and Email Support Phone and email support seven days a week.
Document Courier Your documents couriered to any shipping center (return shipping costs not included).
Embassy Documents Additional documents filed at the same time only $95 each.
Department of State Apostille Pricing Chart
Department of State Apostille Pricing Chart
USDOS Seal

All U.S. federal filing fees included in the $175 price.

Cellphone Email

Filing status updates by email or text.

100% Satisfaction

Money back guarantee if we don’t attempt to file your documents in the stated time.

Phone and Email Support

Phone and email support seven days a week.

Document Courier

Your documents couriered to any shipping center (return shipping costs not included).

Embassy Documents

Additional federal documents filed at the same time only $95 each.

Federal Apostille Order Form