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Proceso de Apostillaje
Proceso de apostillado en Puerto Rico
​ Para legalizar transcripciones y diploma de Escuela Superior

1. ​Tener las transcripciones de créditos y el diploma de Esc​uela Superior y llevarlas al Departamento de Educación si vienes de Escuela Pública:


Departamento de Educación
Urb. Industrial Tres Monjitas
Ave. Teniente César González
Esq. Calaf
Hato Rey, PR
00919-0759
Teléfono: (787) 759-2000
Horario: 8:00am - 5:00pm


2. Si el estudiante viene de una Escuela Privada, tienen que ir al Consejo General de Educación Superior. Allí tienes que llevar un giro postal o bancario de US$5.00 a nombre del Consejo General de Educación superior. No aceptan efectivo, ni ATH.


Consejo General de Educación
Hato Rey Center Piso #15. Ave. Muñoz Rivera Esq. Ave. Ponce de León
San Juan PR-00919-5429
Teléfono: (787) 641-7100
Horario: 8:00am - 5:00pm


3. Entonces, una vez certificados estos documentos, deberán ser llevados al Departamento de Estado, conjuntamente con un sello de US$3.00 por cada documento que debe ser apostillado.


Departamento de Estado
Calle San José, Esq. San Francisco San Juan, Puerto Rico 00902
Horario: 8:00am - 4:30pm

​Para legalizar transcripciones de Universidad:

4. ​Llevar las transcripciones oficiales de universidad selladas al Consejo de Educación Superior Universitario. Todos los a legalizar deben ser los originales.


Consejo de Educación Superior de Puerto Rico
Hato Rey Center Piso #15. Ave. Muñoz Rivera Esq. Ave. Ponce de León
San Juan PR-00919-5429
Teléfono: (787) 641-7100
Días laborables: lunes a viernes de 9:00 a 11:30 a.m. y de 1:00 a 4:00 p.m.


5. Entonces, una vez certificados estos documentos, deberán ser llevados al Departamento de Estado, conjuntamente con un sello de US$3.00 por cada documento para apostillar.


Departamento de Estado
Calle San José, Esq. San Francisco San Juan, Puerto Rico 00902
Horario: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Procedure for document authentication (apostilles) in Florida
​Documents which may be certified:

​The Secretary of State will Certify or Apostille the following documents:

  • Documents notarized or certified as true copies by a Florida Notary Public.
  • Birth and Death Certificates bearing the signature of the State Registrar obtained from the Bureau of Vital Statistics in Jacksonville Florida. For their phone number and fee information, please go to the following website: www.doh.state.fl.us/planning_eval/vital_statistics/birth_death.htm
  • Vehicle Titles certified by the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles. For their phone number and fee information, please go to the following. website: www.hsmv.state.fl.us
  • Corporation documents bearing the signature of the Secretary of State.
  • Documents certified by a Clerk of the Court from a county within Florida.

**NOTE: Documents must be submitted with original signatures; copies cannot be certified.

​Certification fees:
​The fee for certification by the Secretary of State is $10 per notarization. However, a certified copy of a document obtained from the Clerk of the Circuit Court (example, Marriage License) requires an additional $10 fee for a total of $20 per document. We accept either checks (drawn on a U.S. Bank) or money orders made payable to the Department of State. We do not accept cash.
​Processing time:
​The processing time varies dependent upon the volume of work received and the resources available. We advise you to allow at least five (5) working days for processing. Requests are completed in the date order they are received. We do not offer expedited services.
​Procedures:
Please follow these procedures carefully to enable our staff to process your request without delay.

​1. Enclose a cover letter stating the name of the country in which the documents will be used. The country name is needed in order to authenticate the document correctly, whether by Certificate of Notarial Authority or Apostille. Please include a telephone number where you can be reached during normal business hours.
2. Enclose the required fee. (See "Certification Fees" above)
3. Enclose a self addressed, stamped envelope for return of the documents. If you wish the order to be returned by a courier service, you must enclose a pre-paid air bill with your order. (no collect or cash on delivery (COD) mail or air bills can be sent from this office)
4. If you are using U.S. Mail please use this address:


Department of State
Division of Corporations
Apostille Certification
P.O. Box 6800
Tallahassee, FL 32314-6800


5. If you are using a courier services please use this address:


Division of Corporations
Clifton Building, Apostille Section
2661 Executive Center Circle
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone:850-245-6945


         Department of State
         Division of Corporations
         Apostille Certification
         P.O. Box 6800
         Tallahassee, FL. 32314-6800 


Consulted on March 2nd, 2010 in http://notaries.dos.state.fl.us/notproc7.html