To Many States Involved

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To Many States Involved

Postby jennabet » 02 Dec 2010, 01:31

I've gathered all of my documents. Now I must get apostiles from the following states:

New York, Pennsylvania, Nevada and California

Has anyone dealt with any of these states for Apostiles? Can you provide any addresses/contacts?

I'm worred about mailing the documents out during the December Christmas rush for fear of losing them and thinking I should wait until January. Is there any other way to get an apostille besides using snail mail?

I dread getting started on this part of the job. If you know an easier way, please advise. Grazie.

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Re: To Many States Involved

Postby sceaminmonkey » 02 Dec 2010, 01:57

jennabet I thought you were already a citizen? is this for someone else? and only way besides snail mail for any state is to go in person

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Postby PeterTimber » 02 Dec 2010, 02:45

You can find "RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED" mailing an assuring procedure to snail mail something since you will get a post card filled out by you signed by the party to whom it is addressed indicating that your mail was received. Further there is a receipt when you snail mail as proof that you sent the mailing, when and to whom for any snafu that may be incurred.

However I have NEVER, I repeat NEVER experienced any problems with "Return Receipt Requested" mailings. =Peter=
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Re: To Many States Involved

Postby jennabet » 02 Dec 2010, 04:21

Peter, I was recognized in 2001. I only had to deal with one state , which was bad enough and now I have to deal with four different states for my fiancee's case.

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Postby jennabet » 02 Dec 2010, 04:25

OK, return receipt is a good idea. We received a death certificate (very important to this case) from New York State. If my fiancee's mother didn't apply for it, we would have had to get a court order. I would hate to lose that certificate because his mother is getting up in age, if you know what I mean.

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Postby Drew927 » 02 Dec 2010, 07:05

I mailed my daughters birth certificate to the California Secratary of State and recieved it back within two weeks.
http://www.sos.ca.gov/business/notary/a ... cation.htm
Check out the link

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Re: To Many States Involved

Postby jennabet » 02 Dec 2010, 07:38

Hi Drew. Thanks very much for the California info.

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Postby johnnyonthespot » 02 Dec 2010, 13:38

If you are really, really, worried about lost documents, send them via Registered Mail - http://www.usps.com/send/waystosendmail ... ervice.htm

Regsitered Mail pieces are tracked every step of the way to their destination and at all times under the care of a specific postal employee who signs for them as they come into his/her area of responsibility.

Having said that, I sent my own Connecticut/New York/Florida documents via Priority Mail and had no issues at all.

New York: http://www.dos.state.ny.us/corps/apostille.html

Pennsylvania: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/se ... ents/12630

Nevada: http://nvsos.gov/index.aspx?page=124
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Re: To Many States Involved

Postby jennabet » 02 Dec 2010, 23:27

Carmine, thanks for the links and the mailing info.


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