Do-It-Yourself Guide to obtain Sweden Apostille

Sweden Apostille


Sweden is a member country to the Hague Apostille convention and accept the Apostille Stamp on US documents to acknowledge its validity.

Depending on your document, You can obtain Apostille for Sweden from:
  • Secretary of State office in all 50 States for State documents.
  • US Department of State in Washington DC for Federal documents.

How to Apostille U.S. documents for use in Sweden?

1- State Issued documents

You can obtain Sweden Apostille for State documents from the Secretary of State offices in all 50 states. State documents can be divided into 2 main categories, as follows:

Document signed by an individual

A private document that is signed by an individual, such as a company owner, a school registrar or any regular person. It requires to be signed by a notary public in the same State, where the document was issued. All signatures must be original, no photocopies.

  • Power of Attorney
  • Affidavit
  • Minutes of Organizational Meeting of directors
  • Shareholder certificate of Interest
  • Shareholder Contribution Schedule
  • Agreement to Form a Corporation
  • Stock Purchase Agreement
  • Agency Agreement
  • Business Letter
  • Letter of Authorization
  • Company Bylaws
  • Assignment
  • Letter of Resignation
  • Distributor Agreement
  • ISO Certificate
  • Technical Data Sheet
  • Stock Certificate
  • Shareholder List
  • Letter of Intent
  • Operating Agreement
  • Asset purchases Agreement
  • Change of Agent
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Packing List
  • Copy of US Passport
  • School/ University Transcript
  • School/ University Diploma
  • Bachelor degree
  • Graduate Record Examination GRE
  • Doctorate Certificate
  • Master Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Doctorate Degree
  • Teaching Credentials
  • TESOL Certificate
  • Insurance Certificate
  • Halal Certificate
  • Kosher Certificate
  • Health Certificate
  • Dangerous Goods Certificate
  • Consular Invoice
  • Pro Forma Invoice
  • Letter of Credit
  • Bank Draft
  • Export Declaration
  • Shipper Letter of Instruction
  • Certificate of Analysis
  • Pre-Shipment Inspection
  • Veterinary certificate
  • Sales certificate
  • Weight Certificate
  • Fumigation Certificate

Document Signed by a State official

A document that bears the signature/ stamp of a State official or department such as: Health Department, Corporation Division or State Court official...etc. All documents must be original or certified copies issued by the governmental department. No prior notarization is required.


  • Birth Certificate
  • Death Certificate
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Divorce Certificate
  • Divorce decree
  • Driver License
  • Police Clearance
  • Adoption Certificate
  • Export License
  • Export Declaration
  • Restated Certificate of Incorporation
  • Foreign Certificate of Registration
  • Termination of Foreign Corporation
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Certificate of Merger
  • Corporate Resolution
  • Business License
  • Amendment
  • Certificate of Formation
  • Corporate Consolidation
  • Change of Agent
  • Consolidation Certificate
  • Certificate of Incumbency
  • Certificate of existence
  • Statement of Dissolution
  • Certificate of Good Standing.

2- Federal document

You can obtain Apostille Sweden for Federal documents from the US Department of State in Washington DC. A federal document must be issued from one of the federal agencies in the United States.


  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Certificates:
    • Sanitation Certificate
    • Certificate of Free Sale (CFS).
    • Certificate of Exportability.
    • Certificate to Foreign Government (CFG).
    • Non-Clinical Research Use Only.
    • Certificate of Pharmaceutical products (COPP).
    • Certificate of Pharmaceutical product- Foreign Manufacturer
    • Specified Risk Material of Bovine Origin Materials.
  • US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certificates:
    • Plant certificate.
    • Animal Health Certificate.
    • Phytosanitary Certificate.
    • Sanitation certificate.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Certificates.
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Certificates
    • Form 6166‐ US Tax Residency.
  • Homeland Security Certificates:
    • Naturalization Certificate.
  • Social Security Agency Certificates:
    • Social Security Benefit Letter.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Certificates:
    • Criminal Background Check.
  • US Patent and Trademark office (USPTO) Certificates:
    • Patent
    • Trademark