How to order an Apostille Certificate from the Ohio Secretary of State
An original or certified copy is required. You can order a certified copy of your articles and request an Apostille at the same time. Normal processing takes up to 3 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $5. Expedited service is not available. Always provide the name of the country needing an Ohio 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. However, separate checks will need to be prepared for the fees because certified copies are processed in a different department. This fee does not include a certified copy.
How much does it cost to obtain an Ohio Apostille?
$5 per document for normal processing.
Is expedited processing available?
Check or Money Order.
How long does it take to get an Apostille Certification from Ohio Secretary of State?
Normal processing: 2-3 business days, plus additional time for mailing.
How will the Apostille Certificate come back after I order from the Ohio Secretary of State?
It will be mailed by the type of pre-addressed prepaid envelope or UPS/Fed Ex airbill provided. Return service by fax or email is not available.
Ohio Secretary of State
Northwest Registered Agent Service, Inc.
Cleveland, OH 44113