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Legal Topics: Apostilles

The 1961 Hague Convention provides for the simplified certification of public (including notarized) documents to be used in countries that have joined the convention. The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State provides authentication of public official signatures on documents to be used outside the United States of America.

Resources:

  • Judicial Assistance - Notarial and Authentication (Apostille), from the U.S. State Department.
  • Frequently Asked Questions, select the catagory of Authentication/Apostilles, from Minnesota Secretary of State's Office.

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    Minnesota State Law Library: Legal Topics: Apostilles

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