If you are in Antigua & Barbuda and need to notarize a document that is to be used in the United States, there are two options available to you. First, you could visit the U.S. embassy or consulate in Antigua & Barbuda and have the document notarized there. Generally, the first available appointment is able to be scheduled in 2-4 weeks. Another option is to find an online notary public who is authorized to perform notarizations for U.S. documents online and has the ability to verify your identification. In most cases your documents can be notarized and delivered to you in minutes, and you can be anywhere in Antigua & Barbuda that has a stable internet connection to complete the notarization.
Remote Online Notarization
Remote Ink Notarization
$50 per stamp/document
$150 for 45 minutes of unlimited notarial acts
$180 for 45 minutes of unlimited notarial acts
# of Stamps/Documents
1st Available Appointment
Time Required to Notarize
The time it takes to travel to and from embassy + any wait times
45 Minutes or less
45 Minutes or less
Are Witnesses Included?
You must bring your own witnesses
Instant with physical documents to be delivered
Notarize United States documents at the US Embassy in Antigua & Barbuda
To notarize a document at the United States Embassy in Antigua & Barbuda , it is important to schedule an appointment in advance. This is because most embassies operate on a strict schedule and may not have availability for walk-ins or last-minute requests. It is advisable to plan ahead and book an appointment to ensure that the notarization process goes smoothly. However, if the document that requires notarization is time-sensitive and waiting for an embassy appointment is not feasible, then it may be faster to opt for an online notarization or remote ink notarization service. These services allow for the notarization to be completed remotely and can be scheduled quickly to accommodate urgent requests.
Who Can Notarize United States Documents at the Embassy in Antigua & Barbuda ?
American citizens seeking consular assistance in Antigua and Barbuda should contact our U.S. Consular Agent in Antigua. The Consular Agent provides, passport, citizenship, notarial services and assists Americans in emergencies. All non-emergency services are handled by appointment only.
What to Bring?
Similar to a public notary in the U.S., the consular official requires the personal appearance of the person requesting the notary service.
Notary services may be performed for any person regardless of nationality as long as the document is to be used within the Jurisdiction of the United States.
Proof of identity is required (i.e. passport, identification card)
Fee: USD $50.00 or BDS$101.00 per notarization (i.e. $50.00 for the first seal and $50.00 for each additional seal)
Bring a valid government issued photo ID, such as a passport or government issued Identification card which proves your identity.
Make sure you understand your document. we are not allowed to explain the document’s contents to you.
Please complete the document with the appropriate names, before you arrive (Do not sign the form; you will sign it at the Embassy in front of a Consular officer).
Please mark the pages where you and the notary need to sign. The Consular staff cannot advise you in any way on what is required of you for your documents, please come to the appointment fully prepared.
Pay the appropriate fee. All fees are payable in U.S. dollars or Barbados dollars at the Embassy’s exchange rate. The Embassy also accepts payment by credit card.
If your document requires the presence of witnesses in addition to the notarization, you are responsible for providing these witnesses. Consular staff cannot act as witnesses.
What Notary Services Can Be Completed at the United States Embassy in Antigua & Barbuda ?
Acknowledgement: To “acknowledge” is to admit, affirm, or declare; to recognize one’s acts, assuming obligation or incurring responsibility. For example, if you sign a deed before a consular officer, you acknowledge your signature.
Affidavit: A written or printed declaration or statement of facts, made voluntarily, and confirmed by the oath or affirmation of the person making it, taken before a consular officer having authority to administer such an oath.
Oath (or affirmation):Any form of an attestation by which a person signifies that he or she is bound in conscience to perform an act faithfully and truthfully. A person who intentionally makes false statements under oath before a U.S. consular official is punishable for perjury. Affirmation is a solemn and formal declaration that an affidavit is true, that the witness will tell the truth, etc.
Power of Attorney: Allows you to designate someone to take legal actions on your behalf. A common example of this is empowering someone else to buy or sell property in the United States in your name while you are overseas. We cannot advise you on the specific language or content of a power of attorney, so you may wish to consult a lawyer or other appropriate advisor before coming to see us to have your power of attorney notarized.
How to digitally sign and notarize United States documents online anywhere in Antigua & Barbuda (Remote Online Notarization)
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