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Legalization of Foreign Documents


Foreign documents intended to be used in Indonesia must be legalized by the Embassy or the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in the United States.

While providing legalization service, the Embassy/Consulate is not responsible for the content of the documents that need to be legalized.


  • The documents must be orig​​inating from the States under the Consulate's jurisdiction (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin).

  • The documents must first be notarized by a Notary Public, the County Clerk, and verified by the Secretary of State, with both their respective seals. The Consulate will not accept documents that lack of certification by the Secretary of State.

  • The original documents will be returned by the Consulate.

  • Must be accompanied by cover letter, which explains the nature of the documents and the purpose of certification.

  • Self stamped address envelope or sufficient postage are required for return mail.

  • ​Pay the legalization fee US$24 (for Non-Business) or US$120 (for Business) in the form of company check or money order (no cash or card is accepted).​


Service Hour

By appointment only

Monday-Thursday: 09.30-12.30

Friday: 09.00-12.00



The Consulate does not accept cash or card, and only accepts money order or company check addressed to "The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Chicago - 211 N Carpenter St, Chicago, IL 60607"


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