Schmidt & Schmidt is offering to legalise your documents from the EAEU’s member states all of which have joined the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents.
An apostille is a stamp of rectangular shape. The heading „Apostille (Convention de La Haye du 5 octobre 1961)“ must be in French. Every apostille issued is registered and contains the issuing date as well as a unique number. The issuing authorities vary depending on the country an the type of document. Our country pages contain detailed information about the specifics of the procedure as well as the authorities responsible in each country.
The apostille has to be obtained in the country that has issued the document.
According to Article 13 of the Minsk Convention on Legal Assistance and Legal Relations in Civil, Family and Criminal Matters no legalization is needed for legal communication between the contracting states. Official documents only require notarial certification. The contracting states are: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Ukraine.