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 Bolivia
Bosnia Botswana Brazil Brunei
Bulgaria Cape Verde Chile Colombia
Cook Islands Costa Rica Croatia Curacao
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 Philippines 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.