Apostille Certifications

An Apostille is a form of authentication appropriate to countries which have signed the 1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents. A more comprehensive description of the Apositille is available at United States Department of State webpage.

PLEASE NOTE: It is the responsibility of each cadet to obtain Apostille certifications as requested per country directive. The VMI Registrar’s Office serves only in the capacity to notarize/certify VMI issued documents only and assist cadets in the Apostille processing requirements and has no control over the timeliness of processing or results.

For information and assistance with processing, select Apostille Request Form, or contact the Registrar's Office at 540-464-7213 for assistance.


U.S. Department of StateOffice of Authentications $8.00 per request.


Commonwealth of Virginia - The Department of Authentications is available through the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Virginia.  A fee of $10.00 is assessed for first Apostille request, and $5.00 for each additional.


Additional Apostille Information