State of Missouri Apostille
Do you need an apostille for a document issued in Missouri? Depending on your particular situation, you may use our Missouri apostille services or follow the do-it-yourself guide.
Our apostille services:
Missouri do-it-yourself apostille guide:
Visit in person or mail documents to:
Main office for mail and walk-in service
Missouri Secretary of State
James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Center
600 West Main, Room 322
Jefferson City, MO 65101
St. Louis: 815 Olive Street, Suite 210 St. Louis, MO 63101 (314) 340-7490
Kansas City: 615 E. 13th St., Room 513 Kansas City, MO 64106 (816) 889-2925
Springfield: 149 Park Central Sq.Suite 624 Springfield, MO 65806 (417) 895-6330
This is your best option if:
Guidelines for Missouri documents for apostille
To obtain an apostille from the the Secretary of State, Jason Kander, in Jefferson City for Missouri issued documents follow, the guidelines:
- Birth certificates must be certified copies from the Missouri Bureau of Vital Statistics signed by the state registrar. If you need a new certified copy of your birth certificate please, contact the Dept. of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Vital Records.
- Marriage certificates must be a certified copy from the Recorder of Deeds in the County of the marriage or from the Bureau of Vital Statistics.
- Divorce statement documents must be certified copies issued by the Circuit Clerk of the County where the divorce occurred. If you need a new copy, please contact the appropriate county recorder of deeds.
- School Documents issued from the Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Missouri, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the Saint Louis University, the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Webster University and Missouri State University among others, must be notarized certified copies by the school registrar, notarized in the back (not the face of the diploma).
- Notarized documents must have a complete notarization, including the notarial acknowledgement, notary's seal and signature form a commissioned notary.
- Other documents executed by circuit clerks, recorders of deeds, judges and county clerks must bear the signature and/or stamp of the appropriate office.
- To request copies of court documents contact the appropriate county clerk.