On June 23, 2020, the Republic of Palau joined the Hague Convention on the Simplified Legalization of Documents.
The Republic of Palau ratified the Hague Convention on October 17, 2019, becoming the 118th country to recognize the legal validity of the Apostille. The Convention entered into force on June 23, 2020. Along with other small Pacific Island States such as the Cook Islands, Fiji, the Marshall Islands, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, and Vanuatu, Palau has now become a Contracting Party to the Convention.
Responsible for issuing Apostilles are the Supreme Court of Palau and the Ministry of Justice.
To date, no member country of the Hague Convention on the Simplified Legalization of Documents has objected to the admission of the Republic of Palau.