Apostilles can be affixed to any type of vital record: Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, Divorce Certificates and Death Certificates. Apostilles are issued by the Secretary of State’s office in each state of Mexico. The purpose of the apostille is to certify a document for its use in another country. When making your request for an apostille, please include the country where you intend to use the document. This is an additional item & can only be purchased with a basic order.