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Apostille Certificate From The Alaska Secretary Of State

How to Order an Apostille Certificate From the Alaska Secretary of State

An original or certified copy is required. A certified copy of your articles and an Apostille can be requested at the same time. It can be ordered by fax, mail, or in person but we recommend faxing only if requesting the certified copy at the same time. Normal processing takes up to 3 weeks, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $25. Expedited processing is not available. However, if you specifically state a deadline on your request and provide pre-addressed prepaid mailing instructions, they will do their best to process your request as quickly as possible. Always provide the name of the country needing an Apostille.

Note: The Office of the Lieutenant Governor actually prepares all Alaska Apostille Certificates, since Alaska does not have a Secretary of State. If you do not need a certified copy, you can order an Apostille (notary authentication) directly from the Lieutenant Governor’s Office for $5. For additional information about this option you can go to their website.

You can order an Apostille certificate…

By Mail:
Provide the Copy Request Form (09-562).

By Fax:
Provide the Copy Request Form with a request for certified copy and Credit Card Payment Form with your fax cover sheet.

In Person:
Requests are taken in person. However, the request will still be processed in the order it was received through the Juneau office only. You must provide a certified copy or original document. Any requests received by the Anchorage office will be sent to the Juneau office for processing.

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

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

How much does it cost to obtain an Alaska State Apostille?

$25 per document for normal processing.

Is expedited processing available?


Payment options?

Check, Money Order, Visa or MasterCard.
Make check or money order payable to: State of Alaska.

How long does it take to get an Apostille Certificate from the Alaska Secretary of State?

Normal processing: 2-3 business weeks, plus additional time for mailing.

How will the Apostille Certificate come back after I order from the Alaska Secretary of State?

It will be mailed by regular mail, unless you request otherwise and provide a pre-addressed prepaid envelope or Fed Ex account number. Return service by fax or email is not available.

Online link:

Contact Info:

State of Alaska
Division of Corporations Business and Professional Licensing
Corporations Section
333 W. Willoughby Avenue, 9th Floor
PO Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806

Phone: (907)465-2550
Fax: (907)465-2974
Email:  corporations@alaska.gov

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