It is likely your document will require a certification with notary, especially for government purposes, such as immigration, record inquiries, etc.
You will need an Apostille if you are submitting your document to another country’s government agency. Please see here for more info about apostilles in California.
LA Translation provides certifications for our translations that are accepted by all government agencies, and most private entities like hospitals and banks.
Court certification is available, please always let us know if your document will be used in court.