Suffolk County Clerk's Deparments & Services

Apostille

New York State issues an Apostille (the legalization of a document for international use); the Suffolk County Clerk will certify copies for an Apostille. 

 

In Person

Bring the documents to the Suffolk County Clerk’s Office.  The address for GPS use is 300 Center Drive, Riverhead, NY 11901.

If your document is a Birth, Death or Marriage Certificate and requires certification, go to the Court Actions Department.


For Authentication of a Notary Public's Signature, bring the document to Notary Department.


BY Mail

If your document is a Birth, Death or Marriage Certificate and requires certification, send the document(s) to:  

 Suffolk County Clerk's Office
 310 Center Drive
 Riverhead NY 11901 Attn: Court Actions
Include a check or money order in the amount of $5.00 per document, made payable to the Suffolk County Clerk, also include a self-addressed stamped envelope.  

 

For Authentication of a Notary Public's Signature, send the document(s) to:

 

 Suffolk County Clerk's Office
 310 Center Drive
 Riverhead NY 11901 Attn: Notary Department

Include a check or money order in the amount of $3.00 per document made payable to the Suffolk County Clerk, also include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

 

 

Note: As a courtesy, if you provide a completed Apostille/Certificate of Authentication Request and a self-addressed, postage pre-paid envelope addressed to the appropriate New York State department together with payment to New York State, the Suffolk County Clerk’s Office will forward your document to New York State.