GENERAL DOCUMENTS: Must then be Authenticated by the Secretary of State that the document was notarized in. For example, if your Diploma was notarized in the state of GA, then it must be Authenticated by the Secretary of State in GA.
FEDERALLY ISSUED DOCUMENTS: Documents issued by the Federal government can skip this step.
STATE GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS: Marriage, Birth, Death Certificates. These documents must be Authenticated by the Secretary of State that issued the document before sending to Monument Visa.
For Example: If you were born in California then your birth certificate must be Authenticated by the California Secretary of State before sending to us.