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Notary and Apostille

Registration and Records will notarize documents and the NC Secretary of State can issue the Apostille.

Notary and Apostille Process

Our office is able to mail notarized documents back to the requestor, or send it to the NC Secretary of State (please see instructions below). If your diploma, transcript, and/or degree verification needs a notary or an Apostille please notify Registration and Records at

You can order your paper transcript here. You must order your transcript for pick-up and notify when it is ready for pick-up.

If you do not have your original diploma, you must first order a replacement diploma.

Mail-In Instructions

  1. Return your original diploma to:
    • Department of Registration and Records
      North Carolina State University
      Campus Box 7313
      Raleigh, NC 27695-7313
  2.  If the authenticated diploma is being used outside of the United States and needs an Apostille, please follow steps 3-6. 
  3.  Send a check or money order for $10.00 to the address above, made payable to the NC Secretary of State (their fee per document for an Apostille or authentication)
  4. Provide a self-addressed stamped envelope, large enough to fit your 11 x 14 diploma
  5. Provide a pre-paid label to return your documents, which should be from the NC Secretary of State and ship to the individual requesting the apostille. Labels can be purchased via USPS.
    • North Carolina Secretary of State
      2 South Salisbury Street
      Raleigh, NC 27601
  6. Provide the name of the country for which the documents are being authenticated