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    Instructions for Document Authentication Application
Our document authentication services help you to get your important documents authenticated by the Chinese
Consulate in Houston on time. The Chinese Consulate in Houston authenticates the documents, such as birth
certificates, death certificates, power of attorney, marriage certificates, diplomas, adoption application papers,
business licenses and etc., which originated in the following states:
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana,
Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Visa and Passport Service
                                                   Basic Procedures
Step 1
Have your document notarized by a local notary public unless it is an original certified copy/certification issued by a
competent Federal/ State/local Office.

Step 2
The notarized documents need further to be authenticated by the Secretary of the State where it is executed. Some
states require that the document be certified by the County Clerk first.

Step 3.
Send both authenticated documents and support document (such as your passport copy) to us, then we will submit the
documents to Chinese Consulate-General for final apostille.

Step 4. After final apostle ready, we will mail the authenticated documents to you.

According to your purpose, please select the category in the following and prepare paper work, then send them to us.
We can provide a full service at some case. If you need a full service, please call us at 713 271 3500

  1. Please make sure you have followed all steps required for authentication before submitting your document to the Chinese
    Embassy/Consulate-General for final legalization.
  2. Your documents must be authentic, intact and legitimate. The Embassy/Consulate-Generals will NOT authenticate a document
    that contains illegal contents under Chinese laws or may cause potential threats to China's national or public interests.
  3. A document containing two or more pages must be bound properly and securely, with sealing wax or paging seal/embossed seal
    to ensure the integrity of the document. The Embassy / Consulate-Generals will NOT authenticate a document if it is found
    illegitimate, or in any way forged, counterfeited, fraudulent or altered.
  4. Single affidavits/certificates intended to be used for marriage registration in China and certain adoption documents regarding
    marital status, health status, or criminal records are only valid for six months from the date of issuance. The Embassy / Consulate-
    Generals will NOT authenticate a document if it becomes invalid.