Acceptable Documents for Apostille Services

Please review all documents prior to sending.

Type of Document:Issued By: Look for: Accepted?
Birth Certificate Register of DeedsSeal/SignatureYES
Birth Certificate Clerk/RecorderSeal/SignatureYES
Birth Certificate Assessor/RecorderSeal/SignatureYES
Birth Certificate Health Officer NO
Birth Certificate Hospital Signed by MD NO
Birth Certificate Vital Statistics NO
Birth Certificate Local RegistrarNO
Death Certificate Register of DeedsSeal/SignatureYES
Death Certificate Vital StatisticsNO
Death Certificate Local RegistrarNO
Death Certificate Local MD NO
Death Certificate Health OfficerNO
Death Certificate Funeral HomeNO
Divorce Decree County Clerk of Superior Court Seal on back or State Vital RecordsYES
Marriage Certificate Register of DeedsSeal/SignatureYES
Marriage Certificate Clerk/RecorderSeal/SignatureYES
Marriage Certificate Assessor/RecorderSeal/SignatureYES
Marriage Certificate Church NO
Marriage Certificate Chapel NO
Avoid costly delays: All documents must be original documents. Photocopies and faxes are unacceptable.
Apostille Services by Irving Herman, Notary Public - TarHeelNotary.com cannot be responsible for any delays in opostille completion or rejections of documents