State of Arizona - Office of the Secretary of State
Apostille/Certificate of Authentication Request
SEND BY MAIL TO:
Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, Atten: Notary Division
1700W. 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.
DO NOT WRITE IN THIS
FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
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
Arizona Secretary of State"s Office certifies an
ARIZONA NOTARY, STATE CLERK, JUDGE or
other PUBLIC OFFICER whose
on file with the Secretary of State
When to use this form: Use this form to request an apostille
certificate of authentication under A.R.S. § 41-326.
When not to use this form: Do NOT use this form if the
for which you are seeking an apostille has been signed or notarized
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
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
Types of documents authenticated:Government documents such as
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
accepted. Cash accepted in-person only.
Submission: Include your payment and a self-addressed,
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
envelope for the return of the processed documents.
Processing: 10 Business Days
Questions? Call (602) 542-6187; in-state/toll-free (800)
3. Requestor Information:
Arizona Department of State
Office of the Secretary of State
Michele Reagan, Secretary of State