The State of Maryland has moved to Stage Three of the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery. Stage Three updates safety protocols and expands reopening plans. However, Washington DC and other neighboring states are still in Phase 2 of their respective COVID-19 recovery plans.
We continue to experience delays in authentication from the US Department of State. We are hopeful of an improvement in the coming months, as we have enlisted the assistance of our congressional delegations and industry associations to encourage more efficiency in document processing to reduce turnaround times for documents. State authorities and Embassies in Washington, DC have adapted to the crisis and turnaround times are predictable and improving.
We are also pleased to inform you that the Embassies of Vietnam and Egypt are now accepting documents directly (without processing through the U.S. Department of State) and this has greatly improved processing for these countries.
Our staff is practicing social distancing while working to meet our client needs. Additionally, we are taking all preventative measures to sanitize and safeguard the workspace as guided by our state.
WCS has recently launched a new website to bring in an exclusive user experience. WCS Express™ application provides the best option for legalization of your documents. The Submit a Request form is now replaced by the Order Now button, which will take you directly to WCS Express™. If you’ve never created an account–don’t worry, it’s simple and free to register! Please, contact us if you need more information. The WCS team is at your service, should you require any additional assistance,
Thank you for your continued support, stay safe and we hope you will enjoy using WCS Express™!