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Apostille Certificate From The South Carolina Secretary Of State

How To Order An Apostille Certificate From The South Carolina 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 2 days, plus additional time for mailing, and costs $2. Expedited service is not but in person orders are processed while you wait. Always provide the name of the country needing a South Carolina Apostille or Certificate of Authentication.

You can order an Apostille Certificate…

By Mail: Order Form 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.

In Person: Requested documents can usually be provided while you wait. 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?

South Carolina certified copy can be ordered at the same time, but you must write separate checks for the fees. This fee does not include a certified copy.

How much does it cost to obtain a South Carolina Apostille?

$2 per document for normal processing.

Is expedited processing available?

No. However, in person orders are processed while you wait at no additional charge.

Payment options?

Check or Money Order. Make check or money order payable to: South Carolina Secretary of State.

How long does it take to get an Apostille Certification from South Carolina Secretary of State?

Normal processing: 2-3 business days, plus additional time for mailing. Counter Service: while you wait (in person only).

How will the Apostille Certificate come back after I order from the South Carolina Secretary of State?

It will be returned to you by the type of pre-addressed prepaid envelope or UPS/Fed Ex airbill provided. Return service by fax or email is not available.



Contact Info:

South Carolina Secretary of State
Authentication Office
1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 525
Columbia, SC 29201

PO Box 11350
Columbia, SC 29211
(803)734-2119 phone

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