STEP 1. Make sure your original document is notarized by a local notary. The notary must sign the document and include a jurat statement. The day month and year must also be printed. this does not apply to FBI background checks. If you received an official pdf from the FBI, you can upload that pdf to our order form and we can complete all the steps for you. Please see notes below for updated Diploma Requirements
STEP 2. The document must then 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. Once this is complete you can mail the originals to us, and we can complete the process for you.
DIPLOMAS: Photocopies of diplomas are no longer accepted by the Washington D.C. Consulate. All diplomas must be original. You will need to have the original diploma notarized by the University Registrar’s office and then Authenticated by the Secretary of States office before mailing to our office. The University must be located within one of the States below. If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com
THE CHINESE CONSULATE IN WASHINGTON DC WILL NO LONGER ACCEPT PHOTOCOPIES OF, TEFL’S AND STATE BACKGROUND CHECKS. THEY NOW REQUIRE THE ORGINAL DOCUMENT TO BE SUBMITTED. THEY ALSO REQUIRE THE DOUCMENT TO BE NOTARIZED AND AUTHENTICATED BY THE STATE THAT ISSUED THEM. WE CAN STILL COMPLETE THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND EMBASSY STEPS FOR YOU BUT YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE YOUR ORGINAL DOCUMENTS NOTARIZED AND AUTHENTICATED BY THE ISSUING STATE BEFORE MAILING THE ORGINALS TO US. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT US AT SUPPORT@MONUMENTVISA.COM
THE CHINESE CONNSULATE IN DC WILL ONLY ACCEPT DOCUMENTS THAT WERE ISSUED FROM THE FOLLOWING STATES: ALABAMA, ARKANSAS, FLORIDA, GEORGIA, LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI, OKLAHOMA, TEXAS, WASHINGTON DC, DELAWARE, IDAHO, KENTUCKY, MARYLAND, MONTANA, NEBRASKA, NORTH CAROLINA, NORTH DAKOTA, SOUTH CAROLINA, SOUTH DAKOTA, TENNESSEE, UTAH, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, WYOMING.