|Before an Apostille is issued, the State employee verifies or authenticates the notary public's signature on the document.
The notarization MUST be correct. Any mistakes done by the notary will result in your application being rejected.
OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY: Can be issued by the Cook County Clerk's office, verifying that the notary public is in good standing.
The Secretary of State's office issues the APOSTILLE. These are very two different documents. So make sure you know which you want prior to placing your order below.
We do not issue refunds once an Apostille application has been submitted, or rejected!