Below are some of the requirements from LOUISIANA Secretary of State to Apostille documents or provide a Certificate of authority:
Vital Records: Must be original certified copy from the Louisiana Vital Records Office.
Court Documents: Must be certified copies signed by the clerks of court, deputy clerks of court, ex-officio notary, sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, judges, justices of the peace.
Educational documents: Must be official transcripts and diplomas signed by Louisiana state accredited university registrars, presidents or deans.
All other documents: Must be Notarized by a Louisiana Notary and The notarization must fully comply with Louisiana Notary Law. The original notarized document must have the printed name of the notary underneath his/her signature.
Foreign Language Documents: Documents in foreign language can be Apostilled as long as the Notarial wording is in English.