Document Authentication process:

  1. Notary Public Service:         

-         We can do for Documents in English and/or in Chinese

-         For Signature, or document ˇ°True Copy of Originˇ±

  1. Secretary of State: Certification  ¨C see list below
  2. Send to us for Authentication by Chinese Consulate


¨¤ Document Authentication (Financial Related or Non-financial )



Tips for State Certification:

You may search at state government website for the location of Secretary of State office.

Further information may be obtained from the U.S. Department of State Authentications Office at (202) 647-5002. 

Or, you may contact the Federal Information Center at (800) 688-9889 and choose option 5.


Example: For State of Michigan

      The fee for a certificate of authority is $1.00 per document. 


1.  You may mail your request to the following address:

Michigan Department of State
Office of the Great Seal
7064 Crowner Drive
Lansing, MI  48918. 

Enclose a check or money order payable to the State of Michigan in the amount of $1.00 per authentication requested. Please do not send cash.  Your request must also include the country of destination, as well as a self addressed stamped envelope for return of the documents.

If you like your documents returned via courier service, please remember to include a pre-paid air bill, showing yourself as the sender. It may take as long as 1-2 weeks before your documents are returned, depending on the mail delivery and processing time.


2.  You may also ˇ°walk-inˇ± to the following locations on-site:


Office of the Great Seal
108 South Washington Square, Suite 1
Downtown Lansing


Livonia Area Super!Center
N. W. Corner, Farmington Rd. & Middlebelt Rd.

17176 Farmington Road
Livonia, MI 48152


Clinton Township Super!Center
37015 Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township


Detroit New Center Super!Center
Cadillac Place Building
3046 West Grand Boulevard, Suite L650
Downtown Detroit


Flint Area Super!Center
5512 Fenton Road


Grand Rapids Super!Center
Centerpoint Mall 6-B
3665 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids


Marquette County PLUS
2025 U.S. 41 West