Authentication of Documents and the Apostille

Please refer to the Connecticut Secretary of the State website to obtain information on Authentication/Apostille of your diploma. Graduates may submit the Authentication/Apostille Order Form to the Office of the Secretary together with applications for required diploma related documents.

For more information about these documents, please select from the options below.

Authentication of Transcript

The Connecticut Secretary of the State requires a notarized transcript for authentication.  An official transcript is available online through the National Student Clearinghouse.  A request for a notarized transcript can be included in the “special instructions” section of the application.  Alternatively, you may email with the order number to request notarization of the transcript.

The notarized transcript may be forwarded directly to the Diploma Office.