Just accepted a teaching job in Korea?
XploreAsia has partnered with Monument Visa Service to provide our recruits with expedited Apostille services for your FBI Background Check and University Diploma. Monument Visa Service is an experienced Apostille company located just minutes from the U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C. Monument Visa Service will hand – carry and submit your background check directly to the Department of State. Your background check will be Apostilled in 4 business days Monument Visa Service will also have a photocopy of your University Diploma Notarized and Apostilled in 2 business days.
COVID-19 UPDATE: February 7, 2023
THE US DEPARTMENT OF STATE HAS YET TO RESUME EXPEDITING SERVICES. ITS CURRENTLY TAKING THEM 6 WEEKS TO APOSTILLE DOCUMENTS. PLEASE EMAIL SUPPORT@MONUMENTVISA FOR UPDATED PROCESSING TIMES. AS LONG AS THE STATE DEPARTMENT CONTINUES TO OPERATE IN THIS CURRENT STATE, WE HAVE NO CONTROL OVER WHEN THEY WILL RETURN COMPLETED DOCUMENTS TO US. THEY ALSO DO NOT GIVE US UPDATES ON SPECIFIC DOCUMENTS.
STATE LEVEL APOSTILLES FOR DIPLOMAS, DRIVERS LICENCES, ETC ARE TAKING 2-3 BUSINESS DAYS TO COMPLETE
How to submit an order:
1. Gather your documents that you will need to get an Apostille for. In order to Teach English in Korea, you will need your FBI Background Check AND University Diploma Apostilled. When you are ready to place your order click the order now button at the bottom of the page.
2. FBI Background Checks: If you received a digital copy directly from the FBI or an FBI channeler then you can upload that pdf to the order form. Photocopies, scans, or screenshots are not accepted by the State Department. If only received a copy through the mail then we will need that copy mailed to our office. NOTE: If your FBI is password protected please type the password in the special instructions section
3. University Diplomas/Graduation Letters: You may upload a clear/legible scan PDF of your degree or letter to our order form. We will then have your diploma/letter notarized and then apostilled. There is no need for you to notarize your diploma. We will take care of that for you.
***Plan on driving in South Korea? Monument Visa Services can also Apostille your Driver’s License. We will need a scan of the front and back of your driver’s license.
*** The US Department of State is only open for ONE hour every morning(8am-9am eastern) for walk-in service. They are on a set processing schedule that only changes when there is a Federal Holiday or Snow Emergencies. Orders received by 6am Eastern will be submitted the same day. Orders received after 6am eastern will be submitted the next business morning . The State Department processing time is 4 business days. Please click in the link below to see the US Department of State Processing Schedule.
Apostille Fee: $55.00 per document
Need to ship your documents to us? After submitting the order form, you will receive an e-mail with a PDF copy of the order form you submitted. Print the order form and send us any documents along with a copy of the order form to the address below.
Monument Visa Service
3925 Blenheim Blvd. Suite 53B
Fairfax, VA 22030
Toll Free 1-800-995-6924