Apostille Florida – Tallahassee

apostille-floridaDo you need to apostille your documents from the State of Florida?

In the State of Florida, the only government office allowed to issue the Florida state apostille is the Florida Department of State.  Every day, our staff hand delivers and picks-up documents from the Florida Department.  This ensures that your documents will be processed quickly.

Unlike most of our competitors, our satellite office in Tallahassee is staffed with professionals who can hand-deliver and pick-up your directly from the State office.  What makes our service unique is that we expedite the processing of your documents directly from the State allowing you the time to focus on more importing projects.

The Florida Department of State (Secretary of State) will certify or apostille the following documents:

  • Documents notarized or certified as true copies by a Florida Notary Public
  • Birth and Death Certificates bearing the signature of the State Registrar obtained from the Bureau of Vital Statistics in Jacksonville Florida
  • Vehicle Titles certified by the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Corporation documents bearing the signature of the Secretary of State
  • Documents certified by a Clerk of the Court from a county within Florida
  • For Notarized Documents The State Requires a Notarial Certificate to be on the document.

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Apostille Florida

Florida ApostilleDo you need an apostille from the State of Florida?

At International Apostille Services Florida, we take the guesswork out of getting a Florida Apostille for your documents.  Documents received at our Miami office are hand delivered and picked-up from the Florida Department of State’s office.

We can apostille birth certificates, death certificate, marriage certificates, divorce decree, power of attorney, affidavit, background checks, corporate documents, and so much more!

The very first step is to contact our office.  Our trained and knowledgeable staff are available Monday – Saturday from 8am to 7pm to answer your questions and to provide you easy to follow step-by-step instructions.  Once we receive your documents, we’ll rush them to State and Government offices.

Our video helps explain the process…

Our processing time is as fast as three business days and we do provide FedEx 1-2 day return shipping at no additional  cost.  Take the guesswork out of getting an apostille, call our Florida office at 305-747-7353.

International Apostille Services, Inc. is the leader in Florida Apostille and certification services. We can process documents from all 50 U.S. States including documents issued by the U.S. Federal Government.

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Apostille Florida

Florida ApostilleDo you need an apostille from the State of Florida?

Our office in Florida can apostille documents issued from all counties in Florida including Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, Saint Petersburg, Orlando, Tallahassee, and Fort Lauderdale.

We have an office in Miami, Florida and a satellite office in Tallahassee, Florida.  Documents receiving at our office are hand-delivered and picked-up from the Florida Department of State in 3-5 business days.  We also provide FedEx return shipping at no additional cost to any address in the United States.  If you require international shipping, please let us know.

The first step is to contact our Miami office.  It’s important to have your documents in-hand so we can review them over the phone.  Once verified, we can email you the instructions and order forms.  Simply print-out our order forms and mail them along with your original document to our Miami, Florida office.   It’s that simple!

Apostille Process FloridaCommon document we receive are…

  • Birth Certificates
  • Death Certificates
  • Marriage Certificates
  • Divorce Decree
  • Criminal Background Checks (Police, Sheriff, Department of Justice)
  • Diploma & Transcripts (Middle, High School, College, University)
  • Corporate Documents (Articles of Incorporation, Certificate of Free Sale, etc..)
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Affidavits
  • Copy of Driver License or Passport

Please note that some of the documents listed above will require notarization prior to being eligible for an Florida Apostille. Documents sent to countries who are NOT members of the Hague Apostille Convention will receive a Certification. Have a question? Please call or contact us now. We can ship your document anywhere in the world. Additional shipping rates apply.

Apostilles can be complicated. Don’t leave this process to untrained employees or non-professionals who do not fully understand the Florida Apostille process and the unique requirements of certain countries. Your paperwork could be rejected costing you time and money. Don’t let this happen to you!

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Apostille Tallahassee Florida

Apostille FloridaDo you need an apostille from Tallahassee, Florida?
Example of a Florida Apostille

In the State of Florida, our office in Miami processes documents daily through the Florida Department of State in Tallahassee.

The most common documents we receive are notarized documents, birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certifies and divorce decrees.

Both birth and death certificates must be issued by the Florida State registrar in order to qualify for an apostille. If any of these two documents are issued by the County, you will need to order a new certified copy from the State.

The current active Florida State Registrar is Ken Jones. Documents bearing his signature quality for a State apostille. If you do not currently have your birth certificate, you can either order online through the State or through http://www.vitalcheck.com .  We recommend Vitalcheck.com as they can quickly expedite the ordering of your documents.

If you need an apostille on a notarized documents, the notary must follow Florida State laws or your document will be rejected. We can email you step-by-step instructions for the notary. This will help ensure that your documents will be notarized correctly and accepted by the State.

Our processing time is three to five business days. In most cases, your documents will be processed in two business days and delivered back to your location by FedEx.

International Apostille Services, Inc. is the leader in document authentication services. We process documents from all 50 U.S. States including documents issued by the U.S. Federal Government.

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Florida Apostille

Do you need a Florida Apostille?

Our office in Miami, FL can apostille your documents in 3-5 business days. Documents receiving at our office are hand-delivered and picked-up through the Florida Department of State’s office in Tallahassee, FL.  On average, our processing time is two business days.  Completed documents are sent back by FedEx overnight shipping.  We also provide FedEx International priority shipping at an additional shipping fee.

In Florida, only State level birth and death certificates qualify to receive an apostille.  All State level certificates are signed by the acting State Registrar, while most County certificates are signed by a Chief Deputy Registrar. The current State Registrar in Florida is Ken Jones and the previous State Registrar was C. Meade Grigg.  We can also authenticate signatures from the following former Florida State Registrars: Oliver Board, Charles Mahan, and Edward Williams.

If the birth or death certificate is not signed by one of the five individuals listed above, you will need to order a new certified copy through VitalCheck.com

Documents notarized in Florida must contain the correct notarial wording in order for the State to authenticate the document.  We can email you sample certificates so you can give them to the notary as a reference.

The Florida Department of State (Secretary of State) will certify or apostille the following documents:

  • Documents notarized or certified as true copies from a Florida notary
  • Birth and death certificates issued and signed by the State Registrar
  • Vehicle titles certified by the Florida Department of motor vehicles
  • Corporate documents bearing the signature of the Secretary of State
  • Documents certified by a Clerk of the Court from the County

Our office in Miami, FL is open Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm.  We recommend that you mail-in your documents by FedEx, UPS, or DHL in order to avoid any delays.  You can also stop by and drop-off your documents with our receptionist.  Be sure to include our Florida apostille order form and credit card authorization form.

W can process documents from all Cities and Counties located in Florida.  We can apostille documents from Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, Saint Petersburg, Orland, Tallahassee, and Fort Lauderdale.

Common documents we receive at our office are:

  • Marriage certificates
  • Birth certificates
  • Death Certificates
  • Divorce decree
  • Power of Attorney
  • Affidavit
  • Travel consent

If your documents require notarization, please contact us before you meet with a notary.  We can apostille and certify documents for over 100 countries who are members of the Hague apostille convention.  Countries who are not members will receive a certification by the Florida Department of State.

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