Welcome to our Comprehensive Guide to Obtaining APOSTILLE SERVICES TALLAHASSEE FL.

We understand that the process of obtaining an apostille can sometimes be confusing. That is why we are here to provide you with a detailed walkthrough of the entire process.  Whether you need an apostille for personal, legal, or business purposes, our expert team is ready to assist you every step of the way.

Understanding the Tallahassee Apostille Service with the Division of Corporations


An apostille is a specialized certificate that authenticates the origin of a public document. It is issued by a designated authority to ensure the document’s validity is recognized internationally.

Whether you have birth certificates, marriage certificates, academic transcripts, or other legal documents, an apostille is often required for official use in foreign countries.

The Process of Obtaining an Apostille in Tallahassee

  1. Document Verification: Before obtaining an apostille, ensure that your document has been properly notarized by a licensed notary public. This step is crucial as the apostille verifies the authenticity of the notary’s signature.

  2. Choose the Right Service Provider: It is important to choose a reliable apostille service provider in Tallahassee to facilitate a smooth apostille process. Melissa’s experienced team has a deep understanding of the requirements and regulations ensuring your documents are processed correctly and efficiently.

  3. Submit Your Documents: Prepare the documents you need to apostille, including any necessary copies. Depending on the type of document(s), you may need to provide additional information. Our team can guide you through this step to avoid any errors or delays in handling your apostille request.

  4. Complete the Apostille Request Form. Fill out the apostille request form accurately. This form will include details about the document(s), destination country, and number of apostilles being requested. Double check all information for accuracy to avoid delays in processing. Our team can assist you with completing this form.

  5. Pay the Fees: There are fees associated with obtaining an apostille. These fees can vary depending on the type of document and the destination country. Our team will provide you with a clear breakdown of the costs involved.

  6. Processing Time. Once we have received your document(s) and fee associated with your apostille request, allow for adequate processing time. Rest assured, our team will monitor the progress of your apostille request and keep you updated. Using our apostille service will provide considerable time savings over mailing.

  7. Receive Your Apostille(s):  Once the apostille has been issued, it will be attached to your document(s). This authentication verifies your document’s validity for use in your chosen destination country. Your apostille(s) will be returned to you by your pre-arranged or agreed-upon return instructions.

Why Choose Melissa's Tallahassee Apostille Service?

  1. Expertise: Our team consists of professionals who are well-versed in the apostille process. We have a strong track record of successfully assisting clients in obtaining apostilles for various documents.

  2. Efficiency: We understand the importance of time-sensitive documents. Our streamlined process minimizes delays, ensuring you receive your apostille in a timely manner.

  3. Personal Assistance: Every document and situation are unique. We provide personalized assistance to meet your specific needs and avoiding common pitfalls and mistakes.

  4. Customer Support: Our dedicated customer support team is available to answer any questions you may have throughout the process. We believe in clear communication and transparency.

The following documents You may Apostille Through the Tallahassee Division of Corporations.

Corporation certifications, notarial certificates, university diplomas, power of attorney documents, business letters, death certificates, birth certificates, marriage certificates, cover letters, custodian of records from school registrar, transcripts or other school documents, adoption certificates, bank statements, financial records, debt letters, patents, vehicle invoices, constitutive acts, criminal records or background checks, wills, letters of naturalization, and considerably more.

Tallahassee Apostille Service Offers Other Language Translations

Documents notarized or certified with a notarial certificate by a commissioned Florida notary public will be acceptable for apostille provided the notarial wording is written in English. There are occasions when documents need to be translated per the requirements of the destination country. We provide translation services by licensed and certified translators.

Tallahassee Apostille Service Processing Time

The State of Florida’s regular mail-in service is over 15 days. Most courier services offer 3-5 business days. Document errors, translation requests, or other factors might alter our ability to complete your apostille request as efficiently as we like, However, 99 % of the time our turnaround time is 24-48 hours through the Florida Department of State.

We process documents through the Florida Department of State daily.

The following documents MAY NOT BE printed and notarized by an individual.

Birth, death, and marriage certificates bearing the signature of the current State Registrar, Ken Jones, obtained from the Florida Bureau of Vital Statistics in Jacksonville, Florida. It is very important to note that birth and death certificates with the signature of the former State Registrar, C. Meade Grigg, are acceptable for apostille.

Can the State of Florida Apostille Documents That Originate from Any Other State Division?

Documents originating from the State of Florida are processed directly from the Florida Secretary of State’s office. If a document originates from another state, depending on the document, it might be possible to obtain the apostille in Florida. Vital records, court documents, and corporate documents would have to be apostilled in the originating state. We can still assist with obtaining your apostille.

Melissa Is the Expert in Tallahassee for Providing Florida Apostille Services

Melissa is your trustworthy Florida Notary Public and works closely with the Florida Department Division of Corporations to obtain your apostille within 48 hours.

Melissa can process documents issued within Florida and has developed partnerships with other notaries across all 50 states. These partnerships allow for obtaining apostilles nationwide including apostilles for Federal documents.

Melissa is just a few minutes’ drive from the Florida Secretary of State. Melissa’s trained and knowledgeable staff are available Monday.through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Fridays 8:30
a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m.

You may reach her via email, WhatsApp, text, or phone call.

Service Offered

Services include, but are not limited to, those listed below. If you have any other notary needs, do not hesitate to contact us to inquire about how we can assist you.

We can assist with:

Customer Service

MK Notary Services, LLC recognizes the   importance of offering exceptional customer service that is based on integrity, consistency, and professionalism.  Providing a positive customer service experience while upholding state and industry standards is the foundation and basis for the services we provide.  Our primary goal is not to just meet expectations but to exceed them.

Primary County:  Leon

 (Limited Service Availability: Jefferson, 

Gadsden, and Wakulla) 


Business Hours:

Monday – Thursday:  8:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. / Friday until 5 p.m.

Saturday:  8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m.

Sunday:  Closed

On-site services by appointment only.

*Please note:  I am not an attorney.  As such, I am unable to provide any legal advice or accept any fee(s) for legal advice.

Cell: 850.322.5127

Email: mknotarysvcs@gmail.com