Vital Records and Apostille Information

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As a U.S. citizen, the Department of State Office of Vital Records can support you by providing copies of birth, death, and marriage records issued overseas at a U.S. embassy or consulate. Certified copies of Panama Canal Zone birth and death records are also available through the Office of Vital Records.

The Department of State Office of Authentications issues both Apostilles and Authentication Certificates for federal documents. If you need U.S. Department of State documents to be authenticated, please refer to the Office of Vital Records.

You can find information on how to obtain birth, death and marriage records issued in the U.S. in the following link: Where to Write for Vital Records – Homepage (

Please refer to our website regarding additional Apostille information. Please note that Apostille services are not provided at the U.S. Embassy Santiago.