How to order an Apostille Certificate from the Oregon 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. We recommend faxing the order, only if you are requesting the certified copy at the same time. Normal processing takes up to 3 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $10. Expedited service is not available, however, in person orders are processed while you wait. Always provide the name of the country needing an Oregon Apostille or Certificate of Authentication.

You can order

By Mail: You will want to provide the Order Form including the name of the country, payment, address the documents should be mailed to after processing, and a daytime phone number for possible questions. You must enclose an original or certified copy of the document, or a request for a certified copy of the document.

By Fax: You may fax your order only if requesting the certified copy at the same time. You will want to provide the Order Form including the name of the country, business name, specific request and a daytime phone number for any questions. You can request they fax the certificate back to you.

In Person: Requested documents can usually be provided while you wait at no additional charge. You must provide a certified copy or original document. You will want to have your payment handy.

Do you need to order a certified copy at the same time or does the fee include a certified copy?

An Oregon certified copy can be ordered at the same time. This fee does not include a certified copy ($15).

How much does it cost to obtain an Oregon Apostille?

$10 per document for normal processing.

Is expedited processing available?

No. However, in person orders are processed while you wait at no additional charge.

Payment options?

Check, Money Order, Visa or MasterCard. Make check or money order payable to: Corporation Division.

How long does it take to get an Apostille Certification from Oregon Secretary of State?

Counter service: while you wait. Normal processing: 2-3 business days, plus additional time for mailing.

How will the Apostille Certificate come back after I order from the Oregon 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 not available.

Forms:

http://www.northwestregisteredagent.com/webForms/OR/OR-Certificate-Order-Form.pdf

Oregon Secretary of StateContact Info:

Corporation Division
255 Capitol St. NE, Suite 151
Salem, OR 97310-1327
(503)986-2317 phone
(503)378-6520 fax
Email:  BusinessRegistry.sos@state.or.us