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Apostille Pennsylvania Services

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

Apostille Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania Federal Document:

$50.00 per single document - 4 Business Days

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

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Frequently Asked Questions about Pennsylvania Apostille

1. Which documents are eligible for Apostille Pennsylvania Services?

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

Examples of Pennsylvania Corporate documents:

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

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

Contact Information

Mailing Address Pennsylvania Department of State
Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation
Room 210 North Office Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0029
Mailing Info
  • Enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope for return of your documents.
  • If you wish the order to be returned by a courier service, you must enclose a prepaid air bill with your order. NOTE: If requesting your documents to be returned via UPS (United Parcel Service), please list yourself as the sender and recipient on the air bill that you will be providing. Otherwise, the air bill will be changed accordingly.
  • the Department no longer accepts FedEx or DHL for return shipment of documents.
(717) 787-5280
(717) 787-1734
Secretary of State
Pedro Cortés
Cover Letter Request letter

Statutory Fee & Duration

Fees $15 Processing Time (5) business days

Payment information

  • personal check, money order or cashier's check made payable to "Commonwealth of Pennsylvania"
  • Checks and money orders must be issued by a U.S. institution or, if issued by a foreign bank, must be in U.S. dollars and contain a routing number.
  • Cash cannot be accepted by mail.

Working Hours

8:30AM to 4:00PM, Monday through Friday (except State holidays).

Typical Document

articles of incorporation, certificates of good standing and bylaws), adoption paperwork (home studies, letters of reference, birth certificates, marriage certificates) and foreign study or education documents (diplomas, transcripts).

document Requirement

Your documents must be signed by and contain the seal of the Pennsylvania official who is the custodian of the record or a Pennsylvania notary public.

Note :
Diplomas, transcripts and criminal record checks must be notarized prior to requesting an apostille or certification. Birth certificates do not need to be and should not be notarized.

Photocopies of notarized or certified documents may not be certified by the Secretary of the Commonwealth

Driving Directions

If using a GPS device for driving directions, please use 401 North Street for the street address.

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4. Which countries accept Apostille Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania Apostille is acceptable for all types of Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania Embassy (Certificate) Legalization?

Pennsylvania Embassy Legalization is required for documents issued in the State of Pennsylvania and destined for use in the Non-Hague countries. US apostille offers rush Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania counties and cities?

Here is a list of all Pennsylvania counties and major cities.

  • Adams
  • Allegheny
  • Armstrong
  • Beaver
  • Bedford
  • Berks
  • Blair
  • Bradford
  • Bucks
  • Butler
  • Cambria
  • Cameron
  • Carbon
  • Centre
  • Chester
  • Clarion
  • Clearfield
  • Clinton
  • Columbia
  • Crawford
  • Cumberland
  • Dauphin
  • Delaware
  • Elk
  • Erie
  • Fayette
  • Forest
  • Franklin
  • Fulton
  • Greene
  • Huntingdon
  • Indiana
  • Jefferson
  • Juniata
  • Lackawanna
  • Lancaster
  • Lawrence
  • Lebanon
  • Lehigh
  • Luzerne
  • Lycoming
  • McKean
  • Mercer
  • Mifflin
  • Monroe
  • Montgomery
  • Montour
  • Northampton
  • Northumberland
  • Perry
  • Philadelphia
  • Pike
  • Potter
  • Schuylkill
  • Snyder
  • Somerset
  • Sullivan
  • Susquehanna
  • Tioga
  • Union
  • Venango
  • Warren
  • Washington
  • Wayne
  • Westmoreland
  • Wyoming
  • York

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