You don’t have to pay for an urgent service to get your apostille, you can do it yourself.
The State of New York processes all documents on a first-come, first-served basis.
New York deeds of apostille may only be issued by the New York Secretary of State’s office in the state of New York. We recommend that you call the Apostille Office and describe your document to ensure that you are ready for the apostille.
NYS Apostille service is placed on original documents issued in the state of New York that bear the official signature and seal of a valid mandatory notary, a current New York state registrar, a probate judge, or a document issued by one of the state departments that was issued in New York. Below is a list of the various departments in the state of New York.