What does a Minnesota apostille look like?


JULY 25, 2017

apostille minnesota 2017 sealMinnesota apostilles are issued by the Office of Minnesota Secretary of State.

You will see this seal on all Minnesota apostilles no matter what kind of document an apostille authenticates (including Minnesota birth, death, marriage, divorce certificates, court judgments, personal and corporate powers of attorney, consents, criminal records, parents' consents for minor children travel, corporate documents, including resolutions, minutes, bylaws, articles of incorporation, certificates of goodstanding, etc. )

Related search terms: "minnesota apostille", "mn apostille seal", "minnesota notary apostille", "minnesota apostille legalization", "minnesota birth certificate with apostille", "minnesota marriage certificate with apostille", "how to get an apostille in minnesota", "how to get an apostille"

 What does a Minnesota apostille look like?

apostille minnesota 2017

In Minnesota, as in all states of the United States of America, an apostille is a separate page attached to the document. It is attached by a staple. As required by the Hague convention, each apostille has the title "Apostille", the reference to the Hague Convention, and the following ten items: (1) country where the apostille is being issued ("United States of America"); (2) name of the official whose signature is being certified by an apostille, in the image above it is "Molly Mulcahy Crawford"; (3) the position or capacity of this official ("State Registrar"); (4) name of of the seal on the attached document ("Molly Mulcahy Crawford, State Registrar, State of Minnesota", (5) name of the city where the apostille is being issued ("St. Paul, Minnesota"); (6) the date when the apostille is being issued; (7) name and position of the official person who signed the apostille ("Steve Simon, Secretary of State"; (8) consecutive number of the apostille (in the image above it is "9348172-1"; (9) the seal of the apostille issuing agency (the Great Seal of the State of Minnesota, this seal is gold foil); (10) signature. Read more about Minnesota apostille guidelines and tips.

How to apostille

Not sure if your document qualifies for a Minnesota apostille? Email a copy of your document for a free evaluation

Need to obtain a personal or a corporate document from the State of Minnesota? We can help! Please contact us.

Minnesota apostille: price, processing time, order form


MN apostille: $175 (Fedex 2nd day is included, U.S. only)
Processing time: 5-7 bus. days*.
FedEx International is $60 (most countries)
FedEx International to Eastern Europe and South America is $90.
Complete the Order form and enclose it with your document(s). Our mailing address is
Foreign Documents Express
123 Seventh Avenue, Suite 175
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Our apostille guarantees

Not many companies provide this guarantee but we do: if, for some reason, your documents are rejected by the state of Minnesota after we assured you that they are acceptable, we will issue a 100% refund, no questions asked. We do not keep any service fees.

We apostille many kinds of documents from Minnesota and from all other U.S. states. The most common documents we process for MN apostilles and foreign embassies are Minnesota birth, marriage, death certificates, divorce records, single status affidavits, criminal records, diplomas and transcripts, corporate documents including articles of incorporation, certificates fo good standing, bylaws and llc agreements, powers of attorney, minutes, resolutions, U.S. residency certifications, and many more.

After we have reviewed your documents, in most cases we will ask you to mail the originals to us. Sometimes, documents can be submitted by email or will qualify for our 24-hour apostille service. Please note that 24-hour apostilles are processed in Washington, DC, and not in Minnesota. The price for our 24-hour apostille service is also $175.

Processing times differ depending on nature of your documents. In each case will provide the time estimate, and will do our best to meet the deadline.

Delivery by FedEx (2nd day) is included in the price. We also ship internationally. FedEx International is $60 to most countries (except for Eastern Europe and Latin America, which is $90).

We accept all kinds of payment, including personal and corporate checks, money orders, credit and debit cards, PayPal, bank transfers, Western Union, and MoneyGram.

Apostilles and embassy legalization procedures are not complicated if you entrust your documents to legalization experts who know the requirements of U.S. apostille agencies, foreign consulates and embassies and the requirements of the receiving organizations in foreign countries.

We process documents for ALL foreign countries. Please call us!

us legalization for all countries of the world