Information on Apostilles

What is an Apostille?
Basically, an Apostille is an internationally recognized notary which is issued by the government. You can learn more about Apostilles at Wikipedia.com/apostille.

How do I obtain an Apostille?
By going to the appropriate government office in your state or mailing it in. The is typically a $5-$25 charge. (Mail takes longer so bring it in person when possible). A helpful hint is to call the office where you will obtain your Apostille and ask if they have any special instructions.

Information by state

Alabama
Secretary of State, Document Authentication,
11 S Union St. Ste. 200, Montgomery,
Alabama, 36104, (334) 242-5325

Alaska
Office of the Lt. Governor, Authentications Department,
240 Main Street, Room 301, Juneau, Alaska 99801,
(907) 465-3509, (907) 465-5400 fax

Arizona
Arizona Secretary of State, Attn: Apostille Department,
1700 W. Washington, 7th Floor, Phoenix,
Arizona 85007, (602) 542-6187

Arkansas
US Department of State, Authentication Office,
Columbia Plaza, (State Annex #1), 518 23rd Street NW,
Washington, DC 20520, 202-647-5002

California
Notary Public Section, Post Office Box 942877,
Sacramento, CA 94277-0001, (916) 653-3595

Colorado
Department of State, Notary Section, 1700 Broadway, Suite 300,
Denver, CO 80290, 303-894-2200, Ext. # 6409

Connecticut
Commercial Recording Division, Secretary of the State, P.O. Box 150470,
Hartford CT 06115-0470,? (860) 509-6151

Delaware
Delaware Office of Secretary of State Notary Division 401 Federal St.,
Suite 3 Dover, DE 19901-3639, (302) 739-4111

District of Columbia
Office of Notary Commissions and Authentications, 441 4th Street, NW, Room 810S,
Washington, DC 20001, (202) 727-3117?

Florida
Department of State, Division of Corporations, Apostille Certification,
P.O. Box 6800, Tallahassee, FL 32314-6800, (850) 245-6945

Georgia
Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority, Notary Division,
1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 100, Atlanta,
GA 30345, (404) 327-6023

Hawaii
Office of the Lt.Governor, State Capitol, 5th Floor, Honolulu,
Hawaii 96813, (808) 586-0255

Idaho
Secretary of State's Office, Attn: Notary Department, PO Box 83720,
Boise ID 83720-0080, (208) 332-2810

Illinois
Department of Index, Lobbyist Division, 111 E. Monroe, Springfield,
Illinois 62756, (217) 782-0643, (217) 782-9785?

Indiana
Indiana Secretary of State, Authentication Department, 302 W. Washington Street,
Room E-018, Indianapolis, IN 46204, (317) 232-2677

Kansas
Kansas Secretary of State, Memorial Hall, 1st Floor, 120 SW 10th Avenue,
Topeka, KS 66612-1594, (785) 296-4564

Kentucky
Office of the Secretary of State, Apostilles Branch, 700 Capital Avenue, Suite 156,
Frankfort, KY? 40601, (502) 564-3490

Louisiana
Louisiana Secretary of State, Commissions Division, P. O. Box 94125, Baton Rouge,
LA 70804-9125, (225) 922-0330

Maine
Secretary of State, Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions, 101 State House Station,
Augusta, ME 04333-0101, (207) 624-7752

Maryland
Office of the Secretary of State, 16 Francis Street, Jeffrey Building, 1st Floor,
Annapolis MD 21401, (410) 974-5521

Massachusetts
Commissions Section, Room 1719, One Ashburton Place, Boston,
Massachusetts 02108, (617) 727-2832

Michigan
Michigan Department of State, Office of the Great Seal, 7064 Crowner Drive,
Lansing, MI 48918, (888) 767-6424

Minnesota
Retirement Systems of Minnesota Building, Minnesota Secretary of State - Certification,
60 Empire Drive, Suite 100, Saint Paul,
MN 55103-2141, (651) 296-2803

Mississippi
Secretary of State, 700 North Street, Jackson, MS, 39202,
Att'n: Notary/Apostille/Authentication, (601) 359-1615

Montana
The Notary and Certifications Section of the Montana Secretary of State¡¯s Office, 1301 6th Avenue,
Helena, MT, 59620, (406) 444-1877

Nebraska
Nebraska Secretary of State, Notary Division, State Capitol Bldg., Rm. 1301, 1445 K Street,
Lincoln, NE 68508, (402) 471-2554?

Nevada
Nevada Secretary of State, 101 North Carson St., Suite 3,
Carson City, NV. 89701, (775) 684 5708

New Hampshire
Secretary of State's Office, 107 North Main Street, Concord,
NH 03301, (603) 271-3242

New Jersey
NJ Division of Revenue, Notary Unit, PO Box 452, Trenton,
NJ 08646, (609) 292-4087

New Mexico
Office of the Secretary of State, 325 Don Gaspar-Suite 300, Santa Fe,
New Mexico 87503, 1(800) 477-3632.

New York
Department of State, Miscellaneous/State Records Bureau, One Commerce Plaza,
99 Washington Avenue, Albany,
NY 12231, (518) 474-8642

North Carolina
Authentication Office, NC Secretary of State, PO Box 29622,
Raleigh? NC? 27626-0622, (919) 807-2140

North Dakota
Office of Secretary of State, Capitol Building, 600 E Boulevard Ave., Dept 108,
Bismarck, ND 58505, (701) 328-2900

Ohio
Ohio Secretary of State, Records and Client Services, 180 E. Broad St., Suite 103,
Columbus, OH 43215, (877) 767-6446

Oklahoma
Pat Coats, Regina Smith, Corporation Division, Notary Public Section, 255 Capitol St. NE,
Suite 151 Salem, OR 97310, (405) 521-4211

Oregon
Corporation Division, Notary Public Section, 255 Capitol St. NE, Suite 151, Salem,
OR 97310, (503) 986-2593

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of State, Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation,
Room 210 North Office Building, Harrisburg,
PA 17120, (717) 787-5280

Rhode Island
Corporations Division Info 148 W. River Street Providence,
RI 02904-2615 T: 401-222-3040

South Carolina
South Carolina Secretary of State, Attn: Notaries Division, P.O. Box 11350, Columbia,
SC 29211, (800) 688-9889, (803) 898-3630

South Dakota
North Dakota Secretary of State, 500 E Capitol Avenue, Suite 204,
Pierre SD 57501-5070, 605-773-3537

Tennessee
State of Tennessee, Department of State, Division of Business Services, NTS Unit,
312 Eighth Avenue North, 6th Floor, Wm. R. Snodgrass Tower, Nashville,
TN 37243, (615) 741-3699

Texas
Secretary of State, Authentications Unit, 1019 Brazos, B-13, Austin, TX 78701,
Walk-In Service: Room B-05, (512) 463-5705

Utah
Lieutenant Governor's Office, Utah State Capitol, Suite 220, P.O. Box 142325, Salt Lake City,
UT 84114, (801) 538-1041

Vermont
Office of the Secretary of State, VT State Archives & Records Administration,
1078 U.S. Route 2 - Middlesex, Montpelier, VT 05633-7701,
Attn: Kathy Watters, 802-828-3700

Virginia
Betsy Anderson, Director of Authentications, Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth,
1111 East Broad Street, 4th Floor, Richmond,
Virginia 23219, (804) 786-2441

Washington
Corporations Division, Apostille and Certificate Program, 801 Capitol Way South,
PO Box 40228, OLYMPIA WA 98504-0228, (360) 725-0344

West Virginia
Exceutive Records, Secretary of State,?? Bldg. 1, Suite 157-K,?? 1900 Kanawha Blvd. East,
?? Charleston, WV? 25305-0770(304) 558-6000

Wisconsin
Secretary of State, Authentication/Apostille Certificate Request Form, P. O. Box 7848,
Madison, WI 53707, (608) 266-5503

Wyoming
Wyoming Secretary of State's Office, State Capitol Building, 200 West 24th Street,
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0020, (307) 777-5346