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Apostille Certificate From The Hawaii Secretary Of State

How To Order An Apostille Certificate From The Hawaii Lieutenant Governor

An original or certified copy is required. You cannot order a certified copy of your articles and request an Apostille at the same time. We recommend mailing the order. Normal processing takes up to one week, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $1. Expedited service is not available. Always provide the name of the country needing an Apostille.

You can order an Apostille Certificate…

By Mail:
The cover letter should include a daytime phone number for possible questions. You must enclose payment for the fee, an original or certified copy of the document and the Application for Apostille or Certification of Document form.

In Person:
We recommend that you have the completed Application for Apostille or Certification of Document form, a certified copy or original document and payment for the fee prepared in advance for faster in person filing.

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

Hawaii certified copy cannot be ordered at the same time. Certified copies are processed through the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Office and must be requested prior to an Apostille request. However, if also requesting certified copies for the Apostille, please make note of that fact on your copy request.

How much does it cost to obtain a Hawaii State Apostille?

$1 per document for normal processing.

Is expedited processing available?


Payment options?

Check, Money Order or Cashier’s Check.
Make check or money order payable to: Hawaii Lieutenant Governor.

How long does it take to get an Apostille Certificate from Hawaii?

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

How will the Apostille Certificate come back after I order from the Hawaii Lieutenant Governor?

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.


Hawaii Apostille Certification Application Form

Contact Info:

Office of the Lieutenant Governor
State Capitol, Fifth Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808)586-0255 phone
(808)586-0231 fax
Email:  ltgov@hawaii.gov

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