Maine Apostille

The Pine Tree State

Issuing Authority

Secretary of State

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  1. Bullet Augusta


  1. Bullet $10 per apostille

Payments can be maid by:

  1. -check

  2. - money order

  3. - credit card (VISA or MasterCard}

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

Turnaround time

  1. Bulletunspecified
    for mail orders

  2. Bulletover the counter
    for walk-in requests


Sample images: 1 - Maine Apostille

Acceptable document certifiers:

  1. Bullet Maine Notaries Public

  2. Bullet Commissioners

  3. Bullet members of boards and commissions

  4. Bullet Dedimus Justices

  5. Bullet legislators, Constitutional Officers

  6. Bullet certain county-level offices

Examples of documents which can be apostilled in the State of Maine:

  1. Bullet vital record documents (birth, marriage, divorce or death records) issued by municipal, court and state officials

  2. Bullet documents certified by notaries public

The most common reason for rejection of requests for apostille certifications is due to an error by the Notary Public - the lack of a date on a notarization. Please make certain that all notarizations are dated by the Notary Public.

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Last update: 10/12/2008