Apostille – Authenticating Notaries

Posted by on Jan 8, 2009 in Notary | 3 comments

Our notary will witness your documents for you to present to the State Index Department for verification of the notary’s status.

What is an Apostille?

Authenticating Notaries/Apostilles

An apostille certifies the validity of an Illinois notary public, county clerk, circuit clerk or local registrar. This special certification is accepted by foreign countries as proof that specific documents are official.Apostilles are issued by the Index Department of the Illinois Secretary of States office:Illinois Secretary of States OfficeIndex Department17 N. State St.Suite 1030Chicago, IL 60602312 814-2067Authentication processBefore an apostille is issued, the Clerks office verifies or authenticates the notary publics signature on the document.The Clerks office issues a Certificate of Authenticity $2 per document verifying that the notary public is in good standing.The Secretary of States office issues the apostille.

via Authenticating Notaries. Cook County Clerk website link:  http://www.cookctyclerk.com/vitalrecords/authenticatingnotaries/Pages/default.aspx

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