Notarial Services

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Notarial Services

Notarial Services are available to anyone (regardless of citizenship). They are executed by Consular officers or Consular Associates.  Documents can only be notarized in the presence of a consular officer or associate.  We do not legalize documents for private use in Belize. For notarial services from the U.S. Embassy you must make an appointment.

Services that are NOT performed at the U.S. Embassy. 

  • Authentication of U.S. state-issued documents (e.g. birth, marriage, death certificates). Please contact the consular section if you need contact information for US state government authorities.
  • Authentication of Belize-issued documents (e.g. birth certificates, marriage certificates, death certificates). Please contact the relevant Belize authority.
  • Translation of documents
  • Authentication of U.S. academic credentials
  • Form I-864 (Affidavit of Support)

Documents that ARE notorized by the U.S. Embassy.

  • Real estate documents
  • Affidavits
  • Powers of attorney
  • Forms for U.S. courts
  • True copies of the W7 form (only)
  • Saving bonds

Please Note: A consular authentication in no way attests to the authenticity of the contents of a document but merely to the seal and signature of the issuing authority.

Find out more about consular authentication here.

USD$50 or BZD$100 Each seal
USD$50 or BZD$100 Certification of a True Copy (NOT an authentication)
USD$1 or BZD$2 Each photocopy

Please contact the consular section with any additional questions.

Request an appointment for notary services. Please note that appointments must be scheduled online; they cannot be scheduled by telephone.