Apostille/Authentication Services at the California Secretary of State – $150 Plus State Fees ($20.00 filing fee + $6.00 counter fee). Total $176.00
5 Star Legal Support Services can obtain a California Apostille Authentications for your birth Certificate, notorized document, notarized transcript, or legal document. Since we are located in Sacramento, we make every effort to submit your documents to the California Secretary of State the same day we receive it. The Secretary of State will take an average of 2-3 business days to apostille or authentication most documents for international use in accordance with the Hague Convention.
How To Order California Apostille Authentications Services?
The California Secretary of State authenticates signatures only on documents issued in the State of California signed by a notary public or the following public officials and their deputies:
- County Clerks or Recorders
- Court Administrators of the Superior Court
- Executive Clerks of the Superior Court
- Officers whose authority is not limited to any particular county
- Executive Officers of the Superior Court
- Judges of the Superior Court
- State Officials
Please mail the following items to:
- Lance Casey & Associates
- 2386 Fair Oaks Blvd Sacramento, CA 95825
#1 Complete the form below.
#2 The original notarized and/or certified document(s). A photocopy is not acceptable.
#2 A cover letter stating the country in which the document will be used.
#3 Our service fee is $150 as long as you include a check made out to the Secretary of State to cover the state fees ($26). Otherwise, we will charge a $20 fee to cut checks on your behalf. Include a check made payable to Lance Casey for $150 for each Authentication Certificate (Apostille)
When you ship us your documents make sure the notary signature sheet is stapled to the document that you want the Secretary of State to apostille and certify. The Secretary of State will not accept the documents if they are not stapled.