Apostille/Certification

An Apostille or certification, issued by the Lieutenant Governor of the State of Hawaiʻi, certifies the authenticity of educational documents being submitted to foreign countries. Upon request, The Office of the Registrar can provide a notarized transcript or certified copy of a diploma.

Apostille Request

To request certification of UH Mānoa documents, email uhmanoa.records@hawaii.edu and follow the instructions below:

  1. Complete and sign a Request for Apostille or Certification of Documents Form that will be sent to you by the Office of the Registrar.
  2. Complete and sign the Application for Apostille or Certification of Documents.
  3. A certified check or money order, payable to the First Circuit Court in the appropriate amount. See the State of Hawaiʻi Judiciary Schedule of Fees and Costs for Certification or Authentication of Notaries.
  4. A certified check or money order, payable to the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, in the appropriate amount. See the Lieutenant Governor of the State of Hawaiʻi fees for Apostilles And Certifications of general documents.
  5. Send the document(s) to be certified to the Office of the Registrar.
    • Your official diploma or a clear, black and white photocopy of your official diploma.
    • A currently ordered UH Mānoa transcript. We are unable to authenticate a previously released transcript.
    • Other document that has been issued by the Office of the Registrar.
  6. A pre-addressed, postage-paid United States Postal Service (USPS) envelope for the Lieutenant Governor’s Office to use when sending the completed document(s) you requested for Apostille or certification.
  7. A pre-addressed, postage-paid United States Postal Service (USPS) envelope for the First Circuit Court to use when sending the completed document(s) you requested for certification or authentication of notaries.
  8. Mail the applicable forms and items to:

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Office of the Registrar
2600 Campus Road, QLC 010
Honolulu, HI 96822