Instructions for requesting Document Authentication and Apostille Service:
- Regular Documents: $40.00 per document
- Expedited: Additional $50.00 per document.
***You are responsible for paying these fees via credit card directly to the State of CT.***
If you need your apostilled documents to be couriered both from Taft to the Secretary of State and then from the Secretary of State to you--please note that you are responsible for the shipping charges. You must provide a prepaid shipping label for either FedEx, DHL, or the US Postal Service (links below). You will be required to set up your own shipping account, set up the shipment(s), and print a pdf of the shipping label, which must be emailed to the Registrar's Office with your completed forms. If you do not provide prepaid shipping, your documents will be mailed via regular first-class mail.
The shipping address is:
Secretary of the State
Authentications and Apostilles
165 Capitol Avenue, Suite 1000
Hartford, CT 06100
Please call the Registrar's Office (860-945-7811) should you have any questions.