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Document Authentication

General Authentication

  • All documents issued by US competent authorities must be authenticated by US Department of State. (Please note that the US Department of State requires that the document must be authenticated by the State in which the document was issued). US Department of State authentication office phone no. is 1800-688-9889.
  • All documents issued by a Sudanese competent authority must be authenticated by the ministry of foreign affairs in Khartoum, Sudan.
  • All documents issued by countries other than Sudan and the US must be authenticated by the U.S. State Department.
  • The Embassy cannot translate any document unless it is authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Khartoum, Sudan
  • Authentication fee is $26.00

Commercial Authentication

  • All commercial documents issued in the U.S. must be authenticated by the National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Department of State’s Authentication Office. (Please note that the US Department of State requires that the document must be authenticated by the State in which the document was issued). US Department of State authentication office phone no. is 1800-688-9889.
  • All certificates of Origin must be authenticated by the embassy in order to be used in Sudan.
  • Please provide the Embassy a copy of the document authenticated by the U.S. Department of State.
  • Authentication fee is $601.00

Important Note:
Applicants sending their applications by mail must furnish the Embassy with a return envelope with tracking no. (postage/shipment paid by the applicant) using one of the services listed below. Failure to send one may cause delay in the return of the document (s).

  • Federal Express (Fedex)
  • UPS
  • Express Mail (USPS)
  • DHL
  • Airborne Express
    Please send Applications to:

    2210 Massachusetts Ave, NW

    Washington, DC 20008

    Tel: 202-338-8565


    We only accept the following forms of payment:
    If sending applications by mail:
    U.S. Postal Money Order
    Company Check
    Cashier’s Check

    If dropping applications at the embassy:
    Cash
    U.S. Postal Money Order
    Company Check
    Cashier’s Check
  • All payments must be payable to Embassy of Sudan.
    The normal processing time for Authentication may take 3-5 business days. Please allow sufficient time to process Authentication applications.