State of Oregon Apostille
Do you need an apostille for a document issued in Oregon? Depending on your particular situation, you may use our Oregon apostille services or follow the do-it-yourself guide.
Our apostille services:
Oregon do-it-yourself apostille guide:
Visit in person or mail documents to:
Oregon Secretary of State
255 Capitol St. NE, Suite 151
Salem, OR 97310
Phone (503) 986-2317
Price: $10 per apostille. (payable to the "Oregon Secretary of State")
Processing time: Same-day counter service or 3 days for mailed orders.
Download: Oregon order form PDF
Portland apostille service:
This is your best option if:
Guidelines for Oregon documents for apostille.
Please take note of the following considerations to obtain an apostille from the office of Kate Brown, Oregon Secretary of State in Salem.
- Considerations for notarized documents: Please request a notary public to notarize your documents with an acknowledgment or jurat, make sure the notary signs, stamps and dates the notarization.
- Considerations for vital records birth, death, marriage or dissolution of marriage certificate must be certified records signed by State Registrar for Vital Records or alternatively by the Oregon Health Statistics center in Portland.
- Please note that certified copies issued over 10 years ago are acceptable.
- Please note that certified copies of vital records issued by the county will not be acceptable.
- Do you need a copy of an Oregon Vital record? Please contact the Oregon Center for Health Statistics. 971-673-1190, in person at: 800 N.E. Oregon St., Suite 205, Portland, OR 97232 Or Visit: http://www.oregon.gov/OHA/pages/index.aspx
- Considerations for Academic records: We will be happy to assit you authenticating a transcript or diploma form the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Portland State University, Oregon Health & Science University, Reed College, Willamette University and Lewis & Clark College among others, please contact the person in your school in charge of records and ask them to please notarize a copy of your documents.
- Considerations for business documents: We can assist you with obtaining apostilles for business documents for corporate such as: Certificates of merger, Registration of trademarks, Articles of incorporation or organization.
- Considerations for divorce Documents: Must be signed by a circuit clerk or circuit judge.
Documents typically apostilled in Oregon are: birth, marriage, divorce and death certificates, articles of incorporation, business bylaws, powers of attorney, diplomas and transcripts.