How to get a Apostille
Bring or mail the original notarized document by a Minnesota Notary or the original certified copy from a Minnesota county to our office.
Where to get the following documents:
If you choose to mail in your document(s), provide a letter or use Authentication Request Form advising us what is the country of designation for the document(s) and include a check for the applicable fee. Documents are returned back to the address listed on the check unless you provide specific instructions to be mailed to a different address or provide a returned envelope. You may enclose a prepaid FedEx, USPS Priority Mail or UPS label which will speed up the return of the document being delivered back to you (this is not required).
The office charges a $5.00 fee for each authentication certificate.
Make the check payable to: MN Secretary of State.
Present in person or mail to:
Retirement Systems of Minnesota Building
Minnesota Secretary of State - Certification
60 Empire Drive, Suite 100
Saint Paul, MN 55103-2141
(OPEN Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., excluding holidays)