Apostillization of documents - a simplified procedure of legalization adopted by countries-partiesof the Hague Convention in 1961.In this case, for the recognition the document abroad it is enough to put a special stamp "Apostille" in Kiev in one of the Ministries.
Ukraine is a party of the Hague Convention from 2003. In our country the apostille are authorized to place:
- State Registration Office (on the documents of civil registration);
- The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine (on the legal, notary and judicial documents);
- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine;
- The Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (on educational documents).