Alabama Apostille Services - Foreign Documents Express


UPDATED MAY 28, 2021

Apostille AL

Alabama apostille is a seal that will make your Alabama document valid outside the United States of America. Alabama apostilles can be applied to many kinds of Alabama documents, e.g. birth certificates, marriage certificates, death certificates, divorce records, documents notarized by an Alabama notary public, etc. However, to be eligible for an Alabama apostille, your document has to originate from the State of Alabama.

Alabama apostille capitol buildingWe provide FAST and RELIABLE apostille services in the State of Alabama for all kinds of documents originating from Alabama, both personal and corporate. We can also obtain many kinds of documents from Alabama state agencies, including certified copies of vital records, court judgments, corporate documents, etc.


Alabama apostille guidelines:

The following documents qulify for Alabama apostilles provided that they have original signatures and embossed (raised) seals of a currently commissioned Alabama officials:

apostille acceptable notary public qualified in the State of Alabma, or
apostille acceptable a probate judge, or
apostille acceptable a circuit clerk, or
apostille acceptable current Alabama State Registrar and director fow the Center for Health Statistics, effective January 1, 2018 the new Alabama State Regisrar is  Nicole Henderson Rushing

AL apostille: price, processing time, order form:


Alabama apostille: $175 (USPS Priority within the U.S. is included)
FedEx (2nd day): $20
FedEx (standard overnight): $30
FedEx International: $75 (most countries)
FedEx International to Eastern Europe, South America, Africa: $115
Processing time: 7-10 bus. days + mail
Complete the Order form and enclose it with your document(s). Our mailing address is
Foreign Documents Express
331 Newman Springs Rd., Bldg.1
4th Floor, Suite 143
Red Bank, NJ 07701


Alabama apostille tips:

tip 2Your document must have an original signature and embossed (raised) seal of a currently commissioned Alabama public official.

tip 2All documents in a foreign language must be accompanied by a notarized English translation.

tip 2Documents with the signature of a school official and the school seal applied by the school registrar are not acceptable. Documents must be notarized by an Alabama Notary Public before the apostille can be affixed to the document.

tip 2All birth certificates and death certificates requiring an Apostille must bear the signature of the current Alabama State Registrar Nicole Henderson Rushing. Please note that Katherine Donald's signature is no longer acceptable!

tip 2IMPORTANT! No ID is required for apostille / authentication purposes! We have noticed that some agencies in Alabma are asking for a copy of your ID, in order to evaluate your document or provide a quote! Again, no ID is required.


We obtain apostilles for documents originating from all 67 Alabama counties Autauga | Baldwin | Barbour | Bibb | Blount | Bullock | Butler | Calhoun | Chambers | Cherokee | Chilton | Choctaw | Clarke | Clay | Cleburne | Coffee | Colbert | Conecuh | Coosa | Covington | Crenshaw | Cullman | Dale | Dallas | De Kalb | Elmore | Escambia | Etowah | Fayette | Franklin | Geneva | Greene | Hale | Henry | Houston | Jackson | Jefferson | Lamar | Lauderdale | Lawrence | Lee | Limestone | Lowndes | Macon | Madison | Marengo | Marion | Marshall | Mobile | Monroe | Montgomery | Morgan | Perry | Pickens | Pike | Randolph | Russell | St. Clair | Shelby | Sumter | Talladega | Tallapoosa | Tuscaloosa | Walker | Washington | Wilcox | Winston


Apostilles in some state and federal agencies are still being processed with delays. Please contact us for processing times. 

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Our guarantee: if we are not able to apostille your document(s), we will issue a 100% refund.

We process documents for all countries. 

We process documents from all 50 U.S. States (apostilles and certifications), the U.S. Department of State in Washington DC (federal apostilles and certifications), and all foreign embassies/consulates.


Foreign Documents Express is a registered service provider with the Secretary of State - authentications, Hague apostilles, and certification.

Our mailing address is

Foreign Documents Express
331 Newman Springs Rd., Bldg. 1
4th Floor, Suite 143
Red Bank, NJ 07701

Phone: (646) 267-1140

Fax: (800) 905-0421

We accept all major credit and debit cards. We also accept checks (including personal checks), money orders, PayPal, MoneyGram, Western Union, bank transfers.

Major credit cards accepted


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You can call us at (646) 267-1140 with any questions about apostille process. We are available Monday - Sunday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. to answer your questions. You can also fax or email copies of your documents for a free evaluation. We will advise if your documents qualify for apostilles and, if not, what steps need to be taken.

Processing times differ depending on nature of your documents. In each case will provide the time estimate, and will do our best to meet the deadline.

Delivery by USPS Priority mail (within the U.S.) is included in the price. FedEx (2nd day, within the U.S.): $20, FedEx (standard overnight): $30. We ship internationally. FedEx International to most countries is $75 (FedEx to Eastern Europe and South America is $115).

Apostilles and embassy legalization procedures are not complicated if you entrust your documents to legalization experts who know the requirements of U.S. apostille agencies, foreign consulates and embassies and the requirements of the receiving organizations in foreign countries.