Below are some of the requirements from ARIZONA Secretary of State to Apostille documents or issue a Certificate of Authentication.
Vital Records: must be original certificate or a certified copy from the ARIZONA Department of Health’s Vital Records office. A notary public may not certify a photocopy of a document that is a vital record or a public record.
Corporate Documents: Government documents such as a birth certificate, death certificate, marriage record, corporation document, etc. must be a CERTIFIED COPY issued by that government office.
All other documents (such as a power of attorney, affidavit, authorization letter etc…) must first be notarized by an ARIZONA notary public, or must bear the seal and signature of an ARIZONA elected official.
Foreign Language Documents: Documents in foreign language can be Apostilled as long as the Notarial wording is in English.