ACMA Certification Services

ACMA's mission is to support the export of American made cosmetics.
We keep the prices for our services as low as possible, to support our members.
ACMA membership is free of charge. However, if you haven’t used our services for more than one year, your membership will be deactivated.

ACMA certificates may only be used for exporting products. Each certificate issued by ACMA must state the name of the country for which it will be used.

ACMA will complete every certificate with the proper Apostille or Authentication as required by the destination country.


ACMA will bill for the service. The bill will be included with the document except for the countries of UAE, Sudan, China and Bolivia. These countries require payment before documents are processed.

Apostille Services

ACMA will issue your certificate, certify it, and have it apostilled by the Maryland Secretary of State for a total price of $150.00, which includes the Apostille fee.
Turnaround time is approximately one week.

This fee is applicable in the following countries:

Hague Countries
Albania Andorra Antigua Argentina
Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan
Bahamas Bahrain Barbados Barbuda
Belarus Belgium Belize Bosnia
Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria
Cape Verde Chile Colombia Cook Islands
Costa Rica Croatia Cyprus Czech
Denmark Dominica Dominican R. Ecuador
El Salvador Estonia Fiji Finland
France Georgia Germany Greece
Grenada Grenadines Guatemala Herzegovina
Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland
India Ireland Israel Italy
Japan Kazakhstan Korea Kyrgyzstan
Latvia Lesotho Liechtenstein Lithuania
Luxembourg Macau Macedonia Malawi
Malta Marshall Isl Mauritius Mexico
Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montenegro
Morocco Namibia Netherlands Nevis
New Zealand Nicaragua Niue Norway
Oman Panama Paraguay Peru
Poland Portugal Romania Russia
Saint Kitts Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa
San Marino São Tomé Serbia Seychelles
Slovakia Slovenia South Africa Spain
Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland
Tajikistan Tobago Tonga Trinidad
Turkey Ukraine United Kingdom Uruguay
Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Yugoslavia

Authentication Services

ACMA legalizes certificates for use in the NON-Hague Convention countries.
ACMA will issue your certificate, have it certified by Maryland Secretary of State, authenticated by U.S. Department of State, and have it legalized from the relevant embassy.

The price will be $218.00 per document plus the embassy legalization fee.

Select a country below to see the rate and approximate processing time.