Arizona Department of State Office of the Secretary of State Michele Reagan, Secretary of State
State of Arizona – Office of the Secretary of State
Apostille/Certificate of Authentication Request
Secretary of State Michele Reagan, Atten: Notary Division
1700 W. Washington Street, FL. 7, Phoenix, AZ 85007-2808
OR return the request in person:
PHOENIX - State Capitol Executive Tower,
1700 W. Washington Street, 2nd Fl., Ste. 220
TUCSON - Arizona State Complex,
400 W. Congress, 1st Fl., Suite 141
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except state holidays.
SOSBSAP REV. 11/15/2018
PLEASE NOTE: The Secretary of State issues apostilles (certificates of notarization authenticity) on documents being sent to a foreign country and
also authenticates public documents being sent to foreign countries. An apostille from the Arizona Secretary of State's Office certifies an ARIZONA
NOTARY, STATE CLERK, JUDGE or other PUBLIC OFFICER whose oath is on file with the Secretary of State.
When to use this form: Use this form to request an apostille or
certificate of authentication under A.R.S. § 41-326.
When not to use this form: Do NOT use this form if the document
for which you are seeking an apostille has been signed or notarized
by a federal official. Direct your request to the United States
Department of State at (202) 647-4000. Such documents might
include those that have been signed by a federal official with the
official seal of that agency, American Consular Officer, Military Notary
(10 USC 1044a) or Foreign Consul.
Be Accurate: To avoid errors please write legibly or computer
generate this request. This form has been designed to be filled out
and printed online. Sign and date the request.
Website: All forms are available on the Secretary of State’s Website,
Types of documents authenticated: Government documents such as a
birth certificate, death certificate, marriage record, corporation document,
etc. must be a CERTIFIED COPY issued by that government office.
Filing Fee and Payment: $3 PER DOCUMENT; Checks or money
orders shall be made payable to the Secretary of State. Credit cards are
not accepted. Cash accepted in-person only.
Submission: Include your payment and a self-addressed, postage paid
envelope to avoid any delays or rejections. We are unable to process
any requests with insufficient postage.
If you send your documents by mail and require expedited service you
may want to use express mail and include a self-addressed, pre-paid
express mail envelope for the return of the processed documents.
10 Business Days
Questions? Call (602) 542-6187; in-state/toll-free (800) 458-5842.
1. Type of document(s)
Type of Document
Type of Document
Type of Document
Type of Document
2. Foreign Country in which document(s) will be used
Name of Foreign Country (Cannot be United States)
3. Requestor Information:
Requestor’s First Name
Requestor’s Last Name
Address (include street, box or suite number) City State Zip Code
Phone Number (include area code)
( )
Requestor’s Signature Date
4. Submission:
Enclosed is a:
Pre-paid express mail envelope for the return of the processed document(s).
Self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of the processed document(s). Please remember the returned documents will
include official certificates. It is recommended to include catalog 9 x 12 sized envelopes to return your documents.
Number of
Documents :
Number of Documents
X (Times) the cost per document $3.00 =
TOTAL Processing Fee
Enclosed is a:
to include the Total Processing Fee above.
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