Do you need to apostille your Florida Marriage Certificate?
In the State of Florida, a marriage certificate is issued by the Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts in the County the marriage was filed in. In order to apostille this document, you will need to obtain a certified copy signed by the Clerk of the Circuit Court. The certified copy will also have a raised seal (Embossed) and a red stamp from the Circuit and County Courts. Note: Some County Clerk offices in Florida will use a blue seal instead of a red seal.
Here is an example of a Certificate of Marriage issued by the Miami-Dade County:
Remember, a certified copy with have a red or blue stamp, an original signature of the Deputy Clerk and a raised/embossed seal.
If you do not have a certified copy, please contact the Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts for instructions on how to obtain a new certified copy. Once you receive the certified copy, go ahead and mail it to our Miami, Florida apostille office. Our office in Florida can apostille all marriage certificates issued from all Counties in Florida.
Documents originating from the State of Florida are processed directly from the Florida Secretary of State’s office. Please note that your documents will receive an Apostille from the State of Florida.
Obtaining an apostille can be complicated. Don’t leave this process to untrained employees or non-professionals who do not fully understand the apostille process and the unique requirements of certain countries. Your paperwork could be rejected costing you time and money. Don’t let this happen to you!
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