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Apostille Certificate From The New Jersey Secretary Of State

How To Order An Apostille Certificate From The New Jersey 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. Normal processing takes up to 3 weeks, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $25. Expedited service is available for $15 more and should take less than 8.5 hours, plus additional time for mailing. Always provide the name of the country needing a New Jersey Apostille or Certificate of Authentication.

You can order an Apostille Certificate…

By Mail:
Cover letter must include the name of the country, payment or credit card information, 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.

In Person:
Counter service has optional expedited processing which requires an additional fee. You must provide 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?

New Jersey certified copy can be ordered at the same time. This fee does not include a certified copy.

How much does it cost to obtain an New Jersey Apostille?

$25 per document for normal processing. $40 for expedited processing (in person or fax only).

Is expedited processing available?

Yes. An expedited service fee of $15 is required, in addition to the regular $25 fee.

Payment options?

Check, Money Order, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. (Note: for credit card payments provide the card type, number, expiration date, and account holder name and address). Make check or money order payable to: Treasurer, State of New Jersey.

How long does it take to get an Apostille Certificate from the New Jersey Secretary of State?

Normal processing: 10-15 business days, plus additional time for mailing.
Expedited processing: within 8.5 business hours.

How will the Apostille Certificate come back after I order from the New Jersey 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 account number. Return service by fax or email is not available.

Contact Info:

New Jersey Division of Revenue
Notary Unit PO Box 452
Trenton, NJ 08646


33 West State Street, 5th Floor
Trenton, NJ 08608

(609)292-9292 or (866)534-7789 phone
(609)984-6855 fax

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