Legalization of Life Certificates

Legalization of Life Certificates

Person in Charge:   
Mr. Habib Osman
Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext 2
Email: habib.habib@nylebcons.org

Alternate Person in Charge:
Mr. Tony Barkachy 
Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext  3
Email: tony.barkachy@nylebcons.org


Life Certificates Drafted at the Consular Section

Complete a legalization application (select the link to get the form)  and enclose the following:

·         Valid passport, Lebanese identification card (I.D.), or family/individual ikhraj kayd issued within the last 10 years and a copy of the said document.

·         Fees: $10.00 (only exact cash amount or money orders payable to the Consulate General of Lebanon are accepted).

·         Certified self-addressed and stamped envelope for return (no return fees are accepted) if the documents are to be returned by mail, at your own risk, while noting that we only receive mail on working days and during working hours. Check our holiday and working hours schedule for more details. Kindly note that we don’t collect mail from the post office or the offices of any mailing service.

Legalization of Life Certificates not Drafted at the Consular Section

Legalization at the Consular Section

Complete a legalization application (select the link to get the form)  and enclose the following:

·         Life certificate form (select the link to get the form)  form) legalized by a notary public, then signed by the county clerk wherever required (New York State), and later authenticated by the Secretary of the State where the affidavit is drafted, and a copy of the said documents.

·         Valid passport, Lebanese identification card (I.D.), or family/individual ikhraj kayd issued within the last 10 years and a copy of the said document.

·         Fees: $10.00 (only exact cash amount or money orders payable to the Consulate General of Lebanon are accepted).

·        Certified self-addressed and stamped envelope for return (no return fees are accepted) if the documents are to be returned by mail, at your own risk, while noting that we only receive mail on working days and during working hours. Check our holiday and working hours schedule for more details. Kindly note that we don’t collect mail from the post office or the offices of any mailing service.

Via certified mail

Complete a legalization application (select the link to get the form) and enclose the following:

·         Life certificate form (select the link to get the form) legalized by a notary public, then signed by the county clerk wherever required (New York State), and later authenticated by the Secretary of the State where the affidavit is drafted, and a copy of the said documents.

·         2 copies of a valid passport, Lebanese identification card (I.D.), or family/individual ikhraj kayd issued within the last 10 years.

·         Fees: $10.00 (only money orders payable to the Consulate General of Lebanon are accepted).

·         Certified self-addressed and stamped envelope for return (no return fees are accepted), at your own risk, while noting that we only receive mail on working days and during working hours. Check our holiday and working hours schedule for more details. Kindly note that we don’t collect mail from the post office or the offices of any mailing service.