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To Whom do I Direct Questions?

Questions concerning apostilles or certifications may be directed to the Pennsylvania Department of State, Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation by:

Calling (717) 787-5280 
By email: ra-certifications@pa.gov 
or by writing: 
 
Department of State
Bureau of Commissions, Elections & Legislation
210 North Office Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0029

The department can only answer questions concerning the apostille/certification process that pertain to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
If you would like information concerning apostilles, certifications or documentation in any other state or jurisdiction, please contact the appropriate agency for your needs, i.e. foreign consulates, adoption agencies, schools.

You may contact the U.S. Department of State concerning the legalization of documents.