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Apostille Certificate From The Georgia Secretary Of State

How To Order An Apostille Certificate From The Georgia Superior Court Clerks’ Cooperative Authority

An original or certified copy is required. You cannot order a certified copy of your articles and request an Apostille at the same time. They are processed through different offices. We recommend mailing the request. Normal processing takes one day, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $3. Expedited service is not available because processing only takes one day, plus additional time for mailing. Always provide the name of the country needing a Georgia Apostille Certificate or Certificate of Authentication.

You can order an Apostille Certificate…

By Mail:
Cover letter must include the name of the destination country, applicable fees, preaddressed prepaid envelope or prepaid airbill, and a daytime phone number for possible questions. You must enclose an original or certified copy of the document.

In Person:
In person requests are processed the same day, usually within 15 minutes. You must provide a certified copy or original document.

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

Georgia certified copy cannot be ordered at the same time. Certified copies are processed through a different office and must be requested first.

How much does it cost to obtain a Georgia Apostille?

$3 per document for normal processing.

Is expedited processing available?

No. Mailed requests are usually processed within one business day.

Payment options?

Check or Money Order. Make check or money order payable to: GSCCCA.

How long does it take to get an Apostille certification from the State of Georgia?

Normal processing: 1 business day, plus additional time for mailing.

How will the Apostille Certificate from Georgia come back after I order from the Georgia Superior Court Clerks’ Cooperative Authority?

It will be returned by the type of return envelope you provide (i.e. a pre-addressed prepaid envelope or airbill). Return service by fax or email is not available.

Contact Info:

Georgia Superior Court
Clerks’ Cooperative Authority
Notary Division
1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30345
(404)327-6023 or 1-800-304-5175 phone
(404)327-7877 fax
Email: peter.keesom@gsccca.org  or Cheywanda.Neal@gsccca.org

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