Do it yourself

In the state of Arizona, apostilles are issued by Ken Bennett, the Secretary of State in Phoenix, Arizona.

Documents submitted for apostille must comply with the following guidelines:

  • Documents such as birth, death or marriage certificates considered vital records must be certified by the current State registrar, Patricia Adams and issued no earlier than 5 years ago.
  • Notarized documents must be certified by Arizona County Clerk and properly notarized with a notarial jurat certificate.
  • Academic documents need to be notarized by the school registrar.

For copies of vital record issued in Arizona please contact the Arizona Department of Health Services:
Office of Vital Records
1818 W. Adams
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 364-1300 or (888) 816-5907
You may also contact Vitalchek at 1(877)803-0609 or

Apostille Arizona contacts:

Visit in person:
Phoenix Office
State Capitol Executive Tower,
1700 W. Washington Street, 1st Fl., Room 103
Phoenix AZ 85007

Tucson Office
Arizona State Complex,
400 W. Congress, 1st Fl., Suite 139-1
Tucson AZ

Mail documents to:

Arizona Secretary of State
Attn: Apostille Department
1700 W. Washington, 7th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Price and processing time:

Price is $3 per apostille with payment made for the “Arizona Secretary of State”.
Processing time is same-day counter service and 5 business days for mailed orders.
Phone:    (602) 542-6187