Official Transcripts and Apostilles

The fee for two official transcripts is $45.00. You will receive one official and one student copy. You may also pay the fee by check or money order. We do not accept payment by credit card for requests taken over the telephone or by mail.

If you choose to wire transfer payment for your services and fees there is an additional $20.00 fee charged by our bank. If you choose to pay by check, please make your check payable to Education Services.

The transcript request requires no official form, only a simple stated request in writing via letter, fax or email. Please send the complete address where you would like the transcript(s) to be sent including zip code, or in foreign countries the complete postal code and a local telephone number. We will send the transcripts to the addresses you indicate as soon as we receive payment of the fees. We cannot deliver Express Mail requests to a Post Office Box.

If you would like the transcript(s) sent to an institution, please give the name of the person and institution along with the address and zip code where the transcript should be sent.

Apostille/Certification Fees

Student requiring an Apostille/Certification for various official documents are required to pay a fee of $450.00 for each Apostille they require. This fee covers the production of an official transcript or diploma along with the various steps outlined below and the hand carrying of the documents to all local and state agencies. If a document requires the signature of the U.S. Secretary of States office, however, this step is done through express mailing of the documents to Washington D.C. Please be advised that the entire Apostille/Certification Process can take 8 to 12 weeks to complete due to the backlog at the various agencies involved.

  1. Producing the required document
  2. Notarization of the document
  3. Verification of this document by the County of San Diego
  4. Certification or Apostille of the document by the California Secretary of State
  5. Apostil by the U.S. Secretary of State if the country that the document is intended for presentation is not a signatory to the Hague Convention for the acceptance of documents.