What is an apostille and how to put it?

World of translation : Politics, Law
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the Apostille is an international stamp confirming the legitimacy of a particular document. is made directly on the document itself or on an Annex to this document. Put it either in the original state standard, or a notarized copy.


Apostille: why is it needed?

Almost all the documents that are needed abroad, must be translated and legalized. The Hague Convention, which was adopted in the distant 1961, abolished the procedure of consular legalization and, thus, significantly simplifies the validation of the document legal force by putting on it the seal of apostille. Since that day, all States acceding to this Convention, have the right to legalize documentation in this way.

in Other words, the apostille is nothing more than a confirmation of the authenticity of a particular document + confirmation that the person who signed the document had all the necessary credentials.


Where you can put the stamp of apostille?

This stamp is not affixed on the documents of those States that are not signatories of the Hague Convention. In this case, the document will have to undergo consular legalization is more tiring and painstaking procedure, the essence of which is proof of its authenticity in the Consulate of the destination country, as well as the ministries of Ukraine.


What are the documents to be apostille?

these include:

  • administrative papers (birth certificate, divorce, marriage and death);
  • the documents were issued by the judiciary, judicial, private or public notaries and prosecutors;
  • education documents and papers that confirm the degree of a man (extracts from the archives of universities, certificates, report cards, diplomas of bachelors, specialists, candidates and doctors of Sciences);
  • the copies by notary confirmed documents such as: authorization to carry firearms, passports, labor books, technical passports, and military IDs.

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