Apostille Nevada - Apostille of Documents

Go to content

Main menu:

Apostille Nevada

Apostille USA

Getting an Apostille in the USA

United States Authentication Authorities

Q. Who are the U.S. "Competent Authorities" to issue the Apostille certificate?

A. There are three levels of U.S. competent authorities, one for Federal agencies, one for U.S. (federal) courts, and one for state documents, including documents executed before notaries.

1. Federal Executive and Administrative Agencies: Authentications Office, Department of State, 518 23rd St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20520, (202) 647-5002 Fee: $5.00. For additional information, call the Federal Information Centre: 1-800-688-9889, and choose option 6 after you press 1 for touch tone phones. Walk-in service is available from the Authentications Office from 8 a.m. to 12 noon Monday-Friday, except holidays. Walk-in service is limited to 15 documents per person per day (documents can be multiple pages). Processing time for authentication requests sent by mail is 5 working days or less. See also, the State Department home page: http://www.state.gov. See also in general, 22 C.F.R. 131.

2. U.S. Courts: Clerks and Deputy Clerks of the Federal Court System. Fee: $5.00.

For the purposes of the Convention, clerks and deputy clerks of the U.S. Courts shall include the clerks and deputy clerks of the following: The Supreme Court of the United States, the Courts of Appeals for the First through the Eleventh Circuits and the District of Columbia Circuit, the United States District Courts, the United States Court of Claims, the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, the United States Court of International Trade, the United States District Court for the District of the Canal Zone, the District Court of Guam, the District Court of the Virgin Islands, and the District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands.

Nevada
Secretary of State
101 N. Carson Street, #3
Carson City, NV 89701-4786
775-684-5708
http://nvsos.gov/
Designated Authority: Secretary of State; Chief Deputy Secretary of State; Deputy Secretary of State.

The Office of Secretary of State provides Authentication of Signatures, also known as Apostilles or Certifications. Any document to be presented to a governing body of a foreign country, or a document to be used for official business within the United States is eligible for this service. Examples include:

Marriage Certificates
Birth and Death Certificates
Letters of Eligibility of Marital Status
Powers of Attorney
Parental Permission Slips
Foreign Adoption Papers
Authorization to Conduct Business in Foreign Countries
A certified copy of marriage or divorce decrees or certificates of birth or death can be obtained from the County Recorder/County Clerk of the county in which the event occurred. Certified copies of birth and death certificates can be obtained from the State Office of Vital Records and Statistics, 4150 Technology Way Room 104 Carson City, Nevada 89706.

Procedures for Receiving an Apostille or Certificate from the Secretary of State:

Obtain a Certified Copy of Nevada Document from the county where the event occurred.
Complete and print out the Apostille/Certification Order Form. Any request for an apostille must be accompanied with this Apostille Order Form. Any apostille request submitted without this form will be returned.
Apostille/Certification Order Form (PDF)
Submit the certificate document and order form to:
  Nevada Secretary of State
  101 North Carson St., Suite 3
  Carson City, NV. 89701
along with a money order, Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover Card number and expiration date, in the amount of the service you are requesting in U.S. currency for each certification required. In addition, it is necessary to provide an email address, a return address or self-addressed,  envelope AND the name of the country in which the Apostille/Certification will be used.
Authentication of a Nevada Notarized Document:

For the authentication of a Notary signature on most other documents, the document needs to be notarized by a Nevada notary and submitted to:
  Nevada Secretary of State
  101 North Carson St., Suite 3
  Carson City, NV. 89701
along with the associated fee in U.S. currency or a Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover Card number, expiration date, the name of the country in which the document will be used, an email address, and a return address or self-addressed, stamped envelope.

All documents are returned by First Class Mail, regardless if the document is Expedited. If you want your documents returned using a special handling company please include a pre-paid self addressed mailing envelope or if paying by credit card, include approval to charge the special handling fees to the credit card.

Expedited and Authentication Service is available in the Las Vegas Area. The Secretary of State's office at 555 E. Washington Avenue, Suite 5200, Las Vegas Nevada 89101 can assist with this process. Phone 702-486-2880.

 
At www.apostilleofdocuments.com, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by www.apostilleofdocuments.com and how it is used. Log Files Like many other Web sites, www.apostilleofdocuments.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. Cookies and Web Beacons www.apostilleofdocuments.com does not use cookies. DoubleClick DART Cookie .:: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on www.apostilleofdocuments.com. .:: Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to www.apostilleofdocuments.com and other sites on the Internet. .:: Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL - http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include .... Google Adsense These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on www.apostilleofdocuments.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see. www.apostilleofdocuments.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. www.apostilleofdocuments.com's privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites. If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.
Back to content | Back to main menu