Apostille - is a special stamp that certifies the authenticity of signatures, the status of persons, seals. The confirmation of signatures and seals on official documents by the apostille makes these documents legal in all countries participating in the Hague Convention.
Ukraine joined the Hague Convention on January 10, 2002. The Convention came into force on December 22, 2003, after which the countries-participants of the Convention refused from the requirement of full consular legalization of official documents in their relations with Ukraine, and switched to a simplified procedure for apostilization. Currently, the number of states which are parties to the Convention is 112.
Apostille, in addition to authenticating the signature and competence of the person who signed (issued) the official document, also, in some cases, certifies the authenticity of the stamp or seal on the document.
Apostille may not be used if there are legal grounds that cancel or simplify the legalization of a document issued by the state.
An apostille is stamped on the petition of the person who signed the document, or any bearer of the document.
The apostille is affixed:
An apostille is NOT affixed:
In accordance with the order of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine of August 13, 2014 "About amendments to the rules for affixing apostille on official documents designated for use on the territory of other countries" it is permitted to put an apostille on copies (photocopies ), certified in the notary order:
Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of January 18, 2003, No. 61 authorizes the affixing of apostille to:
In Ukraine, an apostille is charged state duty at a rate of 51 UAH. for individuals, and 85 UAH. for legal entities
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