Examples of Authentication

There are two types of authentications: 

Apostille or Great Seal

Apostilles are for countries apart of the Hague Convention. Great Seals are for countries that do not participate in the Hague Convention.

Contact Information

Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth
Authentication Division
1111 East Broad St, 1st Floor
Richmond, VA 23219

Phone: 804-692-0114

Email: notary@governor.virginia.gov