Since both the Netherlands and the USA are member countries of the Apostille Section of the Hague Convention they recognize the Apostille as a form of document legalization or authentication.Birth, death and marriage certificates and other documents issued by a states Office of vital records or Health are legalized by means of an Apostille for use in the Netherlands. Also documents emanating from an authority or an official connected withe the Courts or tribunals of the State, administrative documents, notarial acts, etc. can be apostilled to be used in the Netherlands . The apostille for an American certificate can only be obtained from the Secretary of State of the state in which the certificate was issued. Please take into consideration that in order for a document to be legalized it must have been issued within the past 6 months. Check out the state guide to make sure your documents are acceptable for an apostille, depending on which US state they were issued. TO GET YOUR APOSTILLE SERVICES STARTED BY DOCUMENTS INTERNATIONAL, LLC, JUST FOLLOW THIS THREE SIMPLE STEPS. 1. DOWNLOAD THE ORDER FORM: CLICK HERE NOW TO DOWNLOAD AND FILL OUT ORDER FORM. 2. SHIP US YOUR DOCUMENTS AND ORDER FORM TO: 3. RECEIVE YOUR LEGALIZED DOCUMENTS BACK VIA COURIER. FOR INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING CHECK OUT OUR RATES.