Document Authentication process:
- We can do for Documents in English and/or in Chinese
- For Signature, or document ˇ°True Copy of Originˇ±
¨¤ Document Authentication (Financial Related or Non-financial )
Tips for State Certification:
You may search at state government website for the location of Secretary of State office.
Further information may be obtained from the U.S. Department of State Authentications Office at (202) 647-5002.
Or, you may contact the Federal Information Center at (800) 688-9889 and choose option 5.
Example: For State of Michigan
The fee for a certificate of authority is $1.00 per document.
1. You may mail your request to the following address:
Department of State
Enclose a check or money order payable to the State of Michigan in the amount of $1.00 per authentication requested. Please do not send cash. Your request must also include the country of destination, as well as a self addressed stamped envelope for return of the documents.
If you like your documents returned via courier service, please remember to include a pre-paid air bill, showing yourself as the sender. It may take as long as 1-2 weeks before your documents are returned, depending on the mail delivery and processing time.
2. You may also ˇ°walk-inˇ± to the following locations on-site:
Office of the Great Seal
17176 Farmington Road
Clinton Township Super!Center
Detroit New Center Super!Center
Flint Area Super!Center
Grand Rapids Super!Center
Marquette County PLUS