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Documents signed by or issued by a Wisconsin School Official

We will not issue Authentications and Apostilles for school documents issued by other states or countries.

Transcripts, Diplomas, and other School Letters - Transcripts and diplomas must be issued by certified Wisconsin schools and signed, by a school official such as a Principal, President, Dean, registrar, Secretary, or School Counselor. This does not include transcripts and diplomas created by parents or by students who received home schooling - you must request these documents from the Department of Public Instruction. Transcripts must include a date, signature, a printed name and a title of the School's Official (see above for examples of the School Official). Diplomas must be issued by certified Wisconsin schools, and must be the original, a duplicate original (ordered from the school), or a certified copy made by the school on their letterhead and signed by a school's official (see above for examples of the School Official). Other letters written by a school must be signed and printed name, dated by a school official, and be written on the school's letterhead.