News and Information

COVID-19 Updates

March 24th, 2020 - As recommended precautions continue to increase for COVID-19, the Utah State Capitol has been close to visitors. The Office of the Lieutenant Governor is committed to continuing to provide authentication and notary services. Starting Monday, March 23, 2020, we… Continue Reading

Office Hours Delayed Due to Weather

February 3rd, 2020 - Due to a winter storm, the Lieutenant Governor’s Office will not be opening until 12:00 p.m. on Monday, February 3rd. Our office hours will be from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Holiday Schedule

December 23rd, 2019 - The Lieutenant Governor’s Office will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24th. We will be closed all day on Wednesday, December 25th. We will also be closed on Wednesday, January 1st. The office will be open for… Continue Reading

Friday, August 16, 2019 – Limited Parking at State Capitol

August 15th, 2019 - Due to a sporting event taking place at the Utah State Capitol there will be limited access and parking to the capitol. Please plan accordingly.

Utah Lt. Gov. Reduces Document Authentication Fees for Adopting Parents

July 5th, 2018 - SALT LAKE CITY (July 2, 2018) – Utah Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox is pleased to announce a reduction in fees for authenticating adoption paperwork used for overseas adoptions. The fees have been reduced from $15.00 per document to… Continue Reading

Rate Change for Document Authentication Effective 07/01/2018

June 4th, 2018 - Effective July 1, 2018 rates for document authentication services will change. Costs for Apostille or Certificate of Authentication have remained unchanged since 2008; however, due to the increase in costs to maintain this service, our rates must change to… Continue Reading

Lieutenant Governor Launches New Document Authentications Website

April 10th, 2018 - SALT LAKE CITY— Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox is pleased to announce the launch of a redesigned, easy to use, document authentication website. The site gives users the ability to understand the often complicated process of sending important… Continue Reading