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Authentication of Irish Public Documents
March 4, 2022


In March 1999, the Consular Section of the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs assumed responsibility for the lawful and official certification of documents intended for use or presentation in the United States. The Department of Foreign Affairs will apply a Seal of Apostille or appropriate certificate as provided in Article 3 of the Convention. Documents affected include Irish public records, such as birth, death and marriage certificates, probate documents, and all documents issued by Court officials, the Patent Office and Companies Registration Office, etc.

Please visit the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs webpage for Apostille/Authentications information:


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