Apostille Certificate From The Massachusetts Secretary Of State
How To Order An Apostille Certificate From The Commonwealth Of Massachusetts
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 10 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $6. Expedited service is not available. Always provide the name of the country needing a Massachusetts Apostille or Certificate of Authentication.
You can order an Apostille Certificate…
Cover letter must include the name of the country, payment, self-addressed prepaid envelope for the documents be mailed to you 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.
A maximum of three documents will be processed per customer while you wait. Four or more will be processed by 3:00 p.m. the next day. You must provide the country name and 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?
A certified copy from Massachusetts can be ordered at the same time. If you are ordering a certified copy at the same time, you will want to make note of such on your copy request. This fee does not include a certified copy.
How much does it cost to obtain a Massachusetts Apostille?
$6 per document signature for normal processing.
Is expedited processing available?
No. However, for fast mailing you may provide a Fed Ex or UPS account number.
Check or Money Order.
Make check or money order payable to: Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
How long does it take to get an Apostille Certification from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts?
Expedited Counter Service: while you wait (in person only).
Normal processing: up to 10 business days, plus additional time for mailing.
How will the Apostille Certificate come back after I order from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts?
It will be returned to you by the type of prepaid return envelope you provide. You may want to provide a UPS/Fed Ex airbill and envelope for faster return time. Return service by fax or email is not available.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Public Records Division Commissions Section One Ashburton Place, Room 1719 Boston, MA 02108 (617)727-2832 phone (617)727-5914 fax Email: [email protected]