This section explains the requirements for certifying non-commercial documents issued in the United States. The Consular Section of the Embassy of Republic of Iraq in Washington, DC certifies non-commercial documents issued in States that fall under its jurisdiction – Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia. For states that fall outside the jurisdiction of the Consular Section in Washington, DC please contact the Consulate that is responsible for your area for specific instructions and guidelines on certifying non-commercial documents.
- Please refer to the Iraqi Cultural Office in Washington, DC for all issues pertaining to students, including certification of official academic records, transcripts, and diplomas.
- Non-Commercial Certifications( Drop off & Pickup) Hours : Monday-Friday, 10:00am-12:00pm
Guidelines for Certifying Non-Commercial Documents:
- Documents must be notarized by a Notary Public and authenticated from the office of the Secretary of State.
- Documents must then be certified by the US Department of State, Office of Authentications, in Washington DC.
- Photocopies of all documents submitted with the originals.
- Consular fees of $15 (fifteen US Dollars) per document to be paid in cash.
- Please be advice the Embassy will be only dealing with the following mailing Carrier USPS priority express, UPS, FEDEX