You do not have to pay for an expedited service to obtain your apostille, you can do it by yourself.
State of Vermont processes all documents based on "first come, first served".
Vermont apostille certificates can only be issued in the state of Vermont, by the office of the secretary of state of Vermont.
We advise that you call the apostille office,
describe your document to make sure
that they are ready for apostille.
Prepare an envelope and include all the following items:
- All documents required apostille.
- The completed request form must be included with your document.
- Check or Money Order Payable to: "Vermont Secretary of State"
(You may also pay by credit Card)
- Prepaid return envelope.
Send the package to the following address:
State of Vermont
128 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05633
An Apostille may be affixed to original documents issued in the State of
Vermont and bearing an official signature and seal of a valid commissioned
notary public, current Vermont State Registrar, probate judge, or any
document issued by one of the departments of the State of Vermont.
Please find below a list of all the different departments of the State of
- Vermont Administration Agency
Buildings and General Services Commission
Finance and Management Commission
Human Resources Commission
Commerce and Community Development Agency
Economic Development Commission
Tourism and Marketing Commission
Housing and Community Affairs Commission
Human Services Agency
Department of Children and Families
Department of Corrections
Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living
Department of Health
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Department of Mental Health
Department of Vermont Health Access
Natural Resources Agency
Department of Environmental Conservation
Fish and Wildlife Commission
Forest Parks and Recreation Commission
Motor Vehicles Commission
Aeronautics and Public Transit
The Apostille certification only certify the capacity of the person who has signed the public document, and the authenticity of the signature.
An Apostille certification does not certify the content of the public document to which it relates.
Documents issued by a different state can not be apostilled by the State of Vermont. They must be apostilled from the same issuing state.
Documents issued by the Federal government for individuals or companies located in Vermont must obtain the Apostille from the U.S. Department of State.
To order an Apostille, you must include a "Submittal Form" with your request. To download the State of Vermont form please click here.
Complete the form and attach it with your document (s).
Apostille Services for Federal Documents.
The Secretary of State of Vermont will only issue an Apostille strictly for use in Hague Participating Countries.
All documents issued for Non-Hague Participating Countries will be certified, not apostilled.
Apostille services are not necessary within the United States or any of its territories or possessions; Therefore the Secretary of State of Vermont will not issue an Apostille for use in American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Vermont Secretary of State charges $10 per document. A document may have multiple pages.
Apostille service processing time is 1 business days.