2009 Florida Statutes
Certification of civil-law notary's authority; apostilles.
118.12 Certification of civil-law notary's authority; apostilles.--If certification of a civil-law notary's authority is necessary for a particular document or transaction, it must be obtained from the Secretary of State. Upon the receipt of a written request from a civil-law notary and the fee prescribed by the Secretary of State, the Secretary of State shall issue a certification of the civil-law notary's authority, in a form prescribed by the Secretary of State, which shall include a statement explaining the legal qualifications and authority of a civil-law notary in this state. The fee prescribed for the issuance of the certification under this section or an apostille under s. 15.16 may not exceed $10 per document. The Department of State may adopt rules to implement this section.
History.--s. 75, ch. 99-251.