How to order an Apostille Certificate from the Maine Secretary of State
An original or certified copy is required. You can order a certified copy and request an Apostille at the same time. We recommend faxing the order, only if you are requesting the certified copy at the same time. Normal processing takes up to 2 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $10. Expedited service is not available. Always provide the name of the country needing a Maine Apostille or Certificate of Authentication.
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Do you need to order a certified copy at the same time or does the fee include a certified copy?
A certified copy can be ordered at the same time. This fee does not include a certified copy.
How much does it cost to obtain an Maine State Apostille?
$10 per document for normal processing.
Is expedited processing available?
No. Normal process is usually the same day.
Check, Money Order, Visa or MasterCard. Make check or money order payable to: Secretary of State.
How long does it take to get an Apostille Certificate from Maine Secretary of State?
Normal processing: 1-2 business days, plus additional time for mailing.
How will the Apostille Certificate come back after I order from the Maine Secretary of State?
It will be mailed by regular mail, unless you request otherwise and provide a pre-addressed prepaid envelope or UPS/Fed Ex account number. Return service by fax or email is also available upon request. However, be sure that an original document is not required.
Maine Secretary of State
AAA New England Agents, Inc.
Portland, ME 04101