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Apostille New York Services

US apostille provides expedited certification services for corporate documents issued in the State of New York and destined for use abroad.

Apostille New York Corporate Document:

$50.00 per single document - Two Business Day

We will obtain the Apostille from the D.C. Government to expedite the process. Companies must ensure that the document is properly notarized prior to requesting our services. Contact our customer service at: wa@usapostille.com , or Call 888-666-1110 to confirm the eligibility of your request first.
Send Your Package to our Washington DC branch office

Apostille New York Federal Document:

$45.00 per single document - 4 Business Days

US apostille provides New York Apostille certification for federal documents from the US Department of State in Washington DC.
Send Your Package to our Washington DC branch office

We Accept:

Frequently Asked Questions about New York Apostille

1. Which documents are eligible for Apostille New York Services?

New York corporate and federal documents are acceptable for the apostille service from US apostille. We may provide expedited authentication services for New York certifications from the MD Secretary of State within just One Business Day. Please, contact our customer service for confirmation first.

Examples of New York Corporate documents:


3. Does US apostille certify New York vital records and educational documents?

US apostille doesn’t provide attestation service for educational documents or vital records issued in the State of New York. However, we offer our customers a detailed guide that contains all the information that our customers might need to obtain apostille certificates from the New York SOS by themselves.

Contact Information

Walk-IN Address Albany Office
New York Department of State
Division of Corporations, State Records
and Uniform Commercial Code
99 Washington Avenue 6th floor
Albany, NY 12231
Mailed Requests and In-Person Deliveries
Mailing Address Albany Office
New York Department of State
Division of Corporations, State Records,
and Uniform Commercial Code
99 Washington Avenue 6th floor
Albany, NY 12231
Telephone Albany Office
Telephone (518) 473-2492
New York City Office
Telephone (212) 417-5747
Fax
Secretary of State
(518) 474-1418 / (518) 473-1654
​Cesar A. Perales
Cover Letter Request letter
Mailing Info
  • All Request are returned by first class mail
  • You may request that your documents be returned to you by overnight delivery service by enclosing a prepaid shipping label with your request.
  • Requests for overnight delivery service that do not include a prepaid shipping label will be returned by first-class mail.
  • Self-addressed, First-Class envelope with postage
  • Self-addressed US Postal Priority or Express envelope with postage
  • Self-addressed carrier label; (FedEx, UPS, Airborne, or DHL)
  • The envelope bearing documents for filing and other requests for expedited processing services must be marked with the notation "Expedited Processing" on the envelope.

Statutory Fee & Duration

Fees $3.00 fee per document Processing Time depending on the amount of processed documents

document Requirement

  • Only public documents issued in New York State which are signed by either a State Official or a County Clerk will be authenticated.
  • Birth, Death, Marriage and Certificate of Divorce certificates must first be certified by either a New York State Official or a County Clerk.
  • Birth and death certificates issued from the New York City Department of Health will also require a Letter of Exemplification. Therefore you must request a Letter of Exemplification when requesting a birth or death certificate. Both the birth or death certificate and the Letter of Exemplification must be certified by the New York County Clerk prior to submission to the New York Department of State.
  • Educational documents submitted to the New York Department of State for an Apostille or Certificate of Authentication must first be certified by an official at the educational institution attesting that the document is an official record or a true copy of the original document. The official's signature then must be notarized by a notary public. The notary public's signature must then be certified by the County Clerk in the county where the notary public is qualified to certify.
  • All other documents (such as a power of attorney) must first be notarized. The notary's signature must then be certified at the County Clerk's office where the notary is qualified.

Payment information

  • Checks/Money Orders must be payable to N.Y.S. Department of State.
  • Check drawn on U.S. bank
  • Money Order from a U.S. bank
  • Credit/Debit Card - Accepted in Albany Office Only: MasterCard, Visa, American Express.
  • Billing

Working Hours

Hours 9:00 a.m. -3:30 p.m.

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4. Which countries accept Apostille New York?

New York Apostille is acceptable for all types of New York documents destined for use in one of the Hague Convention Participating Countries .
Click here to see a list of all Apostille countries


6. Which countries accept New York Embassy (Certificate) Legalization?

New York Embassy Legalization is required for documents issued in the State of New York and destined for use in the Non-Hague countries. US apostille offers rush New York legalization services from the US Department of State and from the embassy of the destination country in Washington DC. For more information, you may send us an email at: ca@usapostille.com
Click Here to see a list of all legalization countries


5. What are New York counties and cities?

Here is a list of all New York counties and major cities.

  • Albany
  • Allegany
  • Bronx
  • Broome
  • Cattaraugus
  • Cayuga
  • Chautauqua
  • Chemung
  • Chenango
  • Clinton
  • Columbia
  • Cortland
  • Delaware
  • Dutchess
  • Erie
  • Essex
  • Franklin
  • Fulton
  • Genesee
  • Greene
  • Hamilton
  • Herkimer
  • Jefferson
  • Kings
  • Lewis
  • Livingston
  • Madison
  • Monroe
  • Montgomery
  • Nassau
  • New York
  • Niagara
  • Oneida
  • Onondaga
  • Ontario
  • Orange
  • Orleans
  • Oswego
  • Otsego
  • Putnam
  • Queens
  • Rensselaer
  • Richmond
  • Rockland
  • St Lawrence
  • Saratoga
  • Schenectady
  • Schoharie
  • Schuyler
  • Seneca
  • Steuben
  • Suffolk
  • Sullivan
  • Tioga
  • Tompkins
  • Ulster
  • Warren
  • Washington
  • Wayne
  • Westchester
  • Wyoming
  • Yates

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