Apostilles for a Bulgarian Adoption

South Carolina Secretary of State


How To Apostille a Document for Adoption in South Carolina?


The green documents are “green” because I want to help you group them together in the sense that they will all be going together to get an “Apostille” from the Secretary of State in SC.

In order to get an Apostille a document in SC, you need the 2 following steps. 

1.  Get document notarized by a notary

2.  Send to SC Secretary of State for Apostille at:  

Attn: Authentications
1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 525
Columbia, SC 29201

SC Charges $5 per Apostille.  

Please make sure that check is made out to “South Carolina Secretary of State” for the fees owed for the apostilles. 

Please use Fed Ex or UPS to mail this, and please include a pre-paid self addressed envelope for SC to return the apostilled docs to you.  (Please have a tracking number). 

803 734 2512 – please call to verify that nothing has changed since these instructions were written.  (Double check fees, location, and ask if they have a preferred mail courier) 

Click below to get the form you’ll need as a “cover letter” to request an Apostille from SC.