Downtown LA Apostilles
Notarize Signature Fee 15.00
Mobile Notary Fee (1-5 Mi) 75.00
Mobile Notary Fee (6-11 Mi) 125.00
Mobile Notary Fee (12-20 Mi) 225.00
After Hours Notary Service Fee 85.00
After Hours Mobile Notary Fee 125.00

Apostille & Authentications

dtlaa-iconApostille & Authentications or certifications only certify to the authenticity of the signature of the official who signed the document, the capacity in which that official acted, and when appropriate, the identity of the seal or stamp which the document bears. The apostille or certification does not validate the contents of the document.

Understanding Our Services

The Secretary of State only authenticates signatures on documents issued in the State of California signed by a notary public or the following public officials and their deputies:
  • County Clerks or Recorders
  • Court Administrators of the Superior Court
  • Executive Clerks of the Superior Court
  • Executive Officers of the Superior Courtstamp
  • Judges of the Superior Court
  • State Officials

Some examples of documents submitted for signature authentication are:

  • Birth Certificates
  • Bylaws
  • Certificates of Non-Marital Status
  • Corporate – articles, mergers, amendments
  • Deeds of Assignment
  • Distributorship Agreements
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Papers for adoption purposes
  • Powers of Attorney
  • School records – diplomas, transcripts
  • References and Job Certification
  • Trademarks

pic2Documents submitted to us will be sent to the appropriate government agency for signature authentication which must have a current certification date by the appropriate public official or their deputy or must be notarized by a California Notary Public.

Vital Records

Are you in need of an original copy of a birth, marriage, or death certificate? Regardless of which state you need the document from, we can obtaining it for you. Need to have it apostilled as well? Let your service agent know at the time of ordering, to ensure we obtain a copy suitable for apostilling.