How to File:
Complete the Department of State’s Apostille and Notarial Certificate Request Form.
Enclose the document to be authenticated or certified. Documents must be submitted with original signatures; a photocopy of an original cannot be authenticated. The Florida Department of State cannot apostille or issue notarial certification for any document(s) that is/are issued by anyone other than a Florida notary or elected or appointed official.
A self-addressed stamped envelope with the requestor’s name and address listed as both sender and recipient; OR
A pre-paid, pre-addressed air bill with requestor’s name and address listed as both sender and recipient.
Mail application, documentation, and payment to the Division of Corporations’ Apostille Section.
$10.00 per document; OR
$20.00 per document, for documents certified by any Clerk of the Court for any county in Florida when requesting an apostille. ($10 for Apostille; $10 for Certificate of Incumbency.)
Submit a check or money order payable to the Florida Department of State.
All checks must be issued in U.S. currency drawn from a U.S. bank.
***They do not accept cash or credit cards.
Submit form, document(s), prepaid self-addressed envelope or air bill, and payment(s) to:
Division of Corporations
ATTN: Apostille Section
P.O. Box 6800
Tallahassee, FL 32314-6800