How do I obtain an apostille or certificate of authority?

You may appear in person at: Office of the Great Seal, Richard H. Austin Building 1st Floor, Lansing, MI  48918-1750 or visit one of the select offices. Visit our branch office locator to search for those offices. 

Or, you may mail your document(s) to: Department of State, Office of the Great Seal, 7064 Crowner Blvd., Lansing, MI 48918-1750




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