When you need to apostille a North Dakota birth certificate, you will need to make sure to have a certified copy of the vital record beforehand. If you need to order one, your best bet is to go through the North Dakota Department of Health. Here's what their website says about obtaining one:
They allow you to order by secure web app or order by regular U.S. mail.
Apostille for North Dakota Birth Certificate
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