State of Michigan Apostille
Do you need an apostille for a document issued in Michigan? Depending on your particular situation, you may use our Michigan apostille services or follow the do-it-yourself guide.
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State of Michigan do-it-yourself
Guidelines for Michigan documents for apostille
To obtain an apostille from the office of the great Seal with the Secretary of State Ruth Johnson in Lansing for documents such as notaries public, county and deputy clerks, Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County City registrar and the current state registrar please follow the guidelines:
- Considerations for vital records: Vital records such as birth, marriage, divorce and death certificates must be certified copies issued recently preferably, within the last 36 months, and must be signed by the current State Registrar Glenn Copeland and Lawrence Kesternbaum, County Clerk register.
If you need a new copy of your certificate please contact the office of vital records at: https://www.vitalchek.com/michigan
- Considerations for notarized documents: Must be signed, dated and stamped by a Michigan notary in good standing acknowledging the signature and identity of the person on the document.
- Considerations for school records, transcripts and diplomas from the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Michigan Technological University, Wayne State University and Western Michigan University among others, must be notarized copies issued by the school registrar.
To obtain copies of court documents, contact the corresponding County Clerk: Alcona, Alger, Allegan, Alpena, Antrim, Arenac, Baraga, Barry, Bay, Benzie, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Clare, Clinton, Crawford, Delta, Dickinson, Eaton, Emmet, Genesee, Gladwin, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Houghton, Huron, Ingham, Ionia, Iosco, Iron, Isabella, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Keweenaw, Lake, Lapeer, Leelanau, Lenawee, Livingston, Luce, Mackinac, Macomb, Manistee, Marquette, Mason, Mecosta, Menominee, Midland, Missaukee, Monroe, Montcalm, Montmorency, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oakland, Oceana, Ogemaw, Ontonagon, Osceola, Oscoda, Otsego, Ottawa, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Saginaw, St. Clair, St. Joseph, Sanilac, Schoolcraft, Shiawassee, Tuscola, Van Buren, Washtenaw, Wayne and Wexford.