Lebanon Document Attestation

Certify documents issued in Lebanon for official use in the United States and abroad.

Certify documents issued in Lebanon for international use

Legalize documents issued in Lebanon, including Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates, University Diplomas and Academic Certificates, Police Certificates, court documents, trade documents and powers of attorney.

Lebanese documents required for submission abroad are legalized by the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and then attested by the embassy of the recipient country in Beirut. Lebanon is not a member of the Apostille Convention and does not issue Apostille Stamps. This means that Lebanese documents generally require an embassy stamp to be valid abroad.

  • Isarey offers expedited document legalization services in Lebanon.
  • We work with all major Embassies in Beirut, including the embassies of Spain, Italy, Germany, France, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar.

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Lebanese Documents that can be legalized

  • Birth, death and marriage certificates

    Legalize Lebanese birth, death and marriage certificates. The original certificate is required and must be certified by the issuing Lebanese Civil Status Department and by the Ministry of the Interior. Religious documents and judgments require additional certification from the religious court. Birth, death and marriage certificates can then be legalized by the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and recipient embassy in Beirut.
  • Police Clearance Certificates

    Lebanese Police Clearance Certificates must be original copies certified by the Ministry of Justice. Certificates can then be legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and embassy of the requesting country in Beirut.
    Lebanese Criminal Record Certificates can be obtained from the gendarmerie territorial brigade (Lebanese residents) or from the Commander of the Judicial Police (applicants outside Lebanon). Applications may also be submitted via Lebanese embassies and consulates.
    For assistance obtaining a Lebanese Criminal Record Certificate, please contact us
  • Lebanese Education Certificates

    Attest Lebanese University degree certificates and other types of academic and professional qualifications awarded in Lebanon.
  • Notarized Documents

    Powers of Attorney, Affidavits, certified passport copies, contracts and other private documents certified by a notary in Lebanon.
  • Incorporation Documents

    Certify Lebanese corporate documents including certificates of incorporation, certificates of good standing, articles of association, board resolutions for use abroad.

Isarey provides document attestation services in Lebanon to private, corporate and institutional clients worldwide. To find out about certifying Lebanese documents for use in the United States and abroad, use our online quotation form or email us a scan or description of the documents you need to certify. We will get back to you directly with a quotation and details of how to proceed:

6 steps to certify document issued in Lebanon

  1. Upload the documents you need attested or send them to us by email.
  2. Our experts will pre-check your documents to ensure that they are eligible for Apostille certification or consular legalization in the country where they are issued, and we’ll assist you locally in preparing them if required.
  3. We’ll send you a quotation with the total cost of the process (final price including all fees, certified translation when required and courier costs) and an estimation of how long the process will take to complete.
  4. We’ll arrange a secure courier to collect your original documents (where electronic versions are not sufficient).
  5. As soon as we receive your documents, we will confirm your order and proceed with the attestation process. Where appropriate, we will arrange certified copies for the attestation process so that we can return your originals directly.
  6. We return the attested documents to you by secure international courier.

Legalize Lebanese Documents

Lebanese documents can be certified for cross-border use through legalization

Consular Legalization

Legalization is a procedure used when a Lebanese document needs to be certified for official use abroad. Each document requires a double certification: first by the authorities of Lebanon and secondly by the authorities of the country where the documents will be used (the receiving country). This second certification, which is generally provided by the embassy or consulate representing the receiving country in Lebanon, confirms the first certification and so validates the document for official use in the receiving country.

Certified Translation

Where Lebanese documents are to be used abroad and where the receiving country has a different official language, certified translation may also be required. Isarey takes care of any certified translations required as part of the document attestation process, ensuring that translations are carried out and certified in accordance with local regulations.

Note that a certified translation on its own only provides assurance that the translation itself is accurate and true; it does not confirm the authenticity of the original document. The original document must be legalized for a certified translation to carry equivalent legal weight.

Get a Quotation for your Documents

We price each certification process individually, depending on the type and quantity of documents to be attested, the country of issue, the country of use and intended purpose, urgency, whether certified translations are required as part of the process and courier costs.

To receive a quote, you can upload your documents using our online quotation form or send us your documents by email. After reviewing your documents and requirements, we will get back to you with a quotation:

If you don’t have the documents available, just describe the documents you need to certify, and we will get back to you with an estimation of cost and delivery times.

Using our quotation form, your documents will be uploaded over a secure connection and immediately encrypted on our server. For added protection, you can upload password-protected files ( PDFExternal link (opens in new tab), Microsoft Office 365: Save a password protected document to prevent unauthorized people from opening it. Office DocumentsExternal link (opens in new tab), WinRAR Encryption Frequently asked question (FAQ) RAR foldersExternal link (opens in new tab)) and provide us with the passwords separately.

PERSONAL DATA: If your documents contain personal data belonging to people outside your household, please ensure that you are authorised to share this data before uploading your documents. If your documents contain sensitive personal data, such as biometric data, medical data or data on criminal convictions, please ensure that you indicate this when prompted, upon submitting your documents. For further information on our processing of personal data contained in uploaded documents, please see:
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For further information on confidentiality in our handling of document content please see:
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