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Apostille or Exemplified Records

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County

Apostille or exemplified copies are usually needed for authenticating documents for use in foreign countries.

An apostille or exemplified copy of a vital record includes a statement signed by the Secretary of State attesting that the state registrar is the custodian of the vital records of this state as shown in the official records of the Department of State.

For more information and resources on these records, visit the Apostille/Exemplified Certificates site.