Schmidt & Schmidt is offering to legalize your documents from the European 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.
Today an apostille stamp is used in all countries of the European Union and Europe as a whole.