Do it yourself

In the state of Arkansas, apostilles are issued through the office of State Business and Commercial Services B.C.S. in Little Rock Arkansas and by the office of the Secretary of State, Mark Martin.

Documents submitted for apostille must comply with the following guidelines:

  • Diplomas, transcripts, general school records and any other academic diplomas must be notarized by the school registrar before presented for apostille.
  • Any document written in a foreign language must be translated into English before submitting.
  • All documents must be correctly notarized with a jurat statement and the acknowledgment statement must be present for each individual signature.
  • Documents must be issued by William Adams, Michael Adams or Mischelle Priebe State Registrar, Public County, State and District officials and Registrars from Department of Health and Vital Statistics.

Apostille Arkansas contacts:

Visit in person or mail documents to: 
Arkansas Secretary of State – Business/Commercial Services Division
1401 West Capitol, Ste. 250
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone (501) 682-5070
Price and processing time:

Price is $10 per apostille with payment made to the “Arkansas Secretary of State”.
Processing time is same-day for counter service and 2 business days for mailed orders.

If you need to obtain a certified copy of a vital record please contact the Arkansas Department of Health:

Vital records

4815 W. Markham Street, Slot 44
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phones:    (501) 661-2336  or  (800) 637-9314