Apostille Certificate From The Minnesota Secretary Of State
How To Order An Apostille Certificate From The Minnesota Secretary Of State
An original or certified copy is required. You can order a certified copy of your articles and request an Apostille at the same time by mail only. We recommend mailing the order. Normal processing takes up to 4 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $5. Expedited service is not available. Always provide the name of the country needing a Minnesota Apostille or Certificate of Authentication.
You can order an Apostille Certificate…
Cover letter must include the name of the country, payment, address the documents should be mailed to 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.
Requested documents will be provided while you wait at no additional charge. Documents can usually be provided within 1 hour. Since they close at 4:00 pm, they recommend that you arrive prior to 3:00 pm. 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?
A Minnesota certified copy can be ordered at the same time by mail or in person only. This fee does not include a certified copy.
How much does it cost to obtain an Minnesota State Apostille?
$5 per document for normal processing.
Is expedited processing available?
No. However, requests in person are provided while you wait and usually within 1 hour.
Check or Money Order. Make check or money order payable to: Minnesota Secretary of State.
How long does it take to get an Apostille Certificate from the Minnesota Secretary of State?
In Person Service: while you wait, usually within 1 hour.
Normal processing: 2-4 business days, plus additional time for mailing.
How will the Apostille Certificate come back after I order from the Minnesota Secretary of State?
It will be mailed by regular mail, unless you request otherwise and provide a pre-addressed prepaid envelope or UPS/Fed Ex airbill. Return service by fax or email is not available.
Minnesota Secretary of State
Retirement Systems of Minnesota Building
60 Empire Drive, Suite 100
Saint Paul, MN 55103
(651)296-2803 or (877)551-6767 phone