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Apostille Certificate From The Michigan Department Of State

How To Order An Apostille Certificate From The Michigan Department Of State

An original or certified copy is required. You cannot order a certified copy of your articles and request an Apostille at the same time. Normal processing takes up to 20 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $1. Expedited service is not available. Always provide the name of the country needing a Michigan Apostille or Certificate of Authentication.

You can order an Apostille Certificate…

By Mail:
Your cover letter must include the name of the country, payment, self-addressed prepaid envelope or airbill for the documents to 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.

In Person:
The Michigan Department of State’s walk in service is available while you wait at various addresses (9 locations in total). You can check Michigan.gov for the location nearest to you.

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

Michigan certified copy cannot be ordered at the same time.

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

$1 per document for normal processing.

Is expedited processing available?

No. In person service is while you wait.

Payment options?

Check or Money Order. Make check or money order payable to: State of Michigan.

How long does it take to get an Apostille Certification from Michigan Department of State?

Normal processing: 10-20 business days, plus additional time for mailing.

How will the Apostille Certificate come back after I order from the Michigan Department of State?

It will be mailed by the type of pre-addressed prepaid return envelope or airbill that you provide. Return service by fax or email is not available.

Contact Info:

Phone: (888) 767-6424 (Department of State Information Center)

Mail or Overnight Delivery Service:
Michigan Department of State
Office of the Great Seal
7064 Crowner Drive
Lansing, MI 48918

Walk-in Service (9 locations):

Office of the Great Seal – Richard H. Austin Building 1st Floor, 430 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI 48933
Capital Area Branch – 3315 E. Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912
Clinton Township Branch – 37015 Gratiot Avenue, Clinton Township, MI 48036
Detroit New Center Branch – Cadillac Place Building, 3046 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202
Flint Area Branch – 5512 Fenton Road, Flint, MI 48507
Grand Rapids Branch – Centerpoint Mall, 3665 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Livonia Area Branch – 17176 Farmington Road, Livonia, MI 48152
Marquette County Branch – 1250 Wilson Street, Suite 103, Marquette, MI 49855
Oakland County Branch – 1270 Pontiac Road, Pontiac, MI 48340

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