Louisiana Apostille

The Pelican State

Issuing Authority

Secretary of State

(click to see the map and info)


  1. Bullet Baton Rouge


  1. Bullet$20 per apostille

  2. Bullet$10 per apostille for adoption documents

Payments can be maid by:

  1. -check

  2. -money order

Checks or money orders must be made payable to the Secretary of State

Turnaround time

  1. Bullet1-2 days
    for mail orders

  2. Bulletover the counter
    for walk-in requests


Sample images: 1 - Louisiana Apostille

Acceptable document certifiers:

  1. Bullet Notaries Public

  2. Bullet Clerks of Court

  3. Bullet Deputy Clerks of Court

  4. Bullet Deputy Sheriffs

  5. Bullet Judges, Justices of the Peace

  6. Bullet Registrar of Vital Records

A document must have original official’s signature for certification by apostille.

Transcripts signed by the state accredited school registrar, and diplomas signed by the school president are accepted for certification by apostille.

All information on this page is derived from official sources.

Last update: 10/05/2008

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