A document issued and signed by the state of Pennsylvania

  • The state of Pennsylvania fee is $15 per document.
  • The estimate processing time is 5 business days.

If this is your first time requesting certification or apostille, we highly advise you to contact the Secretary of State help desk @ (717)-787-5280.
Please describe your document, state the name of signer on it, and the date of issuing. The representative will confirm that the document is ready to be shipped.

Please fill the form

Pennsylvania Department of State

Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation

Room 210 North Office Building

Harrisburg, PA 17120-0029

(717) 787-5280

www.dos.pa.gov

Apostille/Certification Request Form

The fee is $15.00 per certificate issued. Make all checks or money orders payable to the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.


Enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope for return of the documents.

If you wish the documents to be returned by a courier service, you must enclose a pre-paid air
bill with your order. The Department does not accept FedEx or DHL for return shipment of
documents.

Authentication requests are processed as quickly as possible. However, processing time may vary
dependent upon the volume of work and the resources available. Please submit documents as soon
as possible to allow sufficient time for completion. Requests are processed in the date order they are
received

The Secretary of the Commonwealth may only authenticate documents signed by and containing
the official seal of the following Pennsylvania public officials:

  • *State Elected or Appointed Officials
  • *County Elected Officials
  • *Judges and Magisterial DistrictJudges
  • *Pennsylvania NotariesPublic

Documents MUST be submitted with original signatures and official seals (no photocopies).

By choosing FedEx shipping, you will receive an email confirming the delivery to the embassy, and another email when the embassy release the document back to FedEx to be shipped back to you.





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ORIGIN ID:GBOA 


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United States

Ship Date : 100CT

ACTVVGT: 0.20 LB

CAD:119084289/WSXI3400

BILL SENDER


TO

REF:

INV:

PO: DEPT:

5678fgh657


TRK#
0201
7946 3138 7730

SE GBOA

TUE - 12 MAR 4:30P
** 2DAY **

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