Legalization in the US (The apostille)
Belgian consuls do not legalize official US documents for use in Belgium.
Belgium and the United States, together with other countries,
have signed the Convention of the Hague of 1961.
This Convention introduces a simplified "apostille" procedure,
replacing the more cumbersome legalization. Official documents issued by one
memberstate of this Convention, need but a single authentification "stamp",
the apostille to become valid for use in another memberstate.
In the United States, the apostille is issued by the Secretary of State
of the state where the document was issued.
You can find a list of the designated competent
authority per state by clicking
Legalization in Belgium
You will find all information on the website of the FPS Foreign