Apostіlle in Ukraine

Usually the clients have a lot of questions when they need to issue Apostіlle in Ukraine or to obtain some official documents in order to use them overseas. Especially when the clients are abroad and they need to obtain such documents in Ukraine. The preparation and issuance of the documents and Apostіlle in Ukraine can be very easy procedure – you do not need to know the details of work of each permitting body in Ukraine. All you need to do is to contact us, complete the form, explain what you need, send the documents to our address wait a courier call at your own address abroad. We solve such issues every day and if you are interested we can tell what to do to issue Apostіlle in Ukraine.

Apostіlle in Ukraine

Legalization is a validation of your document for it to be valid in the territory of the other countries. Before the official authorities in the territory of the other countries accept your document for consideration, you have to legalize it, i.e. to confirm credentials, genuineness of signature, stamp and/or seal of the official responsible for documents issuance. It can be application of the ‘Apostіlle’ stamp, or consular legalization.

The following organizations have a right to apply Apostіlle stamp to the documents Ukraine:

01Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine applies Apostіlle stamp in Ukraine to the documents issued by the educational institutions in the territory of Ukraine and by the establishments and organizations working in the sphere of education and science. These documents include the certificates of education, diplomas, certificates of study, certificates of degree level and in general any document issued by the educational institutions at some time. It takes some time to apply Apostіlle stamp in the Ministry of Education as they apostille the original document of education, validity of which should be checked by sending the appropriate inquiry to your educational institution.

02Ministry of Justice of Ukraine applies Apostіlle stamp in Ukraine to the documents issued by the institutions of justice and judicial authorities, and the documents issued by a notary in the territory of Ukraine. In Ukraine you can be asked to apply Apostіlle stamp to the birth certificate, marriage certificate, divorce certificate, death certificate, change of name certificate, etc, which are issued by the Registry Offices (ZAGS), to the certificates, power of attorneys, permissions issued by a notary, to the court decisions or other judicial documents, certificates of no criminal record, and certificates of residency.

03Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has a right to apply Apostіlle stamp in Ukraine to the other documents.

In Ukraine it is impossible to issue apostille on the passport or other document which identifies you, on the vehicle registration certificate, military service record card or work record card, on the correspondence and on the copies of these documents.


It is a incomplete list of the countries, which recognize Ukrainian documents with Apostіlle: Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Albania, Andorra, Argentine, Armenia, Bahamas, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Virgin Islands of the United States, Brunei, Great Britain, Hungary, Venezuela, Guadeloupe, Germany, France, Honduras, Gibraltar, Grenada, Greece, Georgia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Israel, India, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Kazakhstan, Cyprus, China, Hong Kong, Columbia, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, USA, Turkey, Ukraine, Finland, Croatia, Montenegro, Czech Republic, Sweden, Switzerland, Estonia, Republic of South Africa, Japan. These countries joined Hague Convention dated October 5, 1961 abolishing the requirement of legalization of foreign public documents. Official authorities of the countries – members of Convention recognize Apostіlle and further verification or legalization of the documents is not required.

Apostіlle in Ukraine

In Ukraine Apostіlle stamp is applied only to the original documents of education taking into consideration frequent falsification of documents. Apostіlle confirms that your document of education is not false.

In Ukraine Apostіlle stamp is applied only to the original documents issued by the Ukrainian state. If your documents were issued at time of the USSR Apostіlle stamp is applied to the notarized copies of such documents.

Procedure of nostrification and equivalence recognition differs from Apostіlle. They recognize the diplomas obtained in the territory of Ukraine to be equivalent to the documents of education of other countries. It is the recognition of the educational standards’ conformity and qualification requirements at the international level.

If the country where you are going to use your documents is not a member of Hague Convention, you should have a procedure of consular legalization which requires submitting the documents to the Ministry of Justice, then to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and at the last stage to the consulate of the country where you will use the documents.

The issuance of Apostіlle in Ukraine has its own nuances, and that is why issuance of each document is a separate matter. To save your time and to avoid the necessity to sort out the issuance or legalization procedures for your documents in Ukraine – simply complete the online form and send us the enquiry. We will inform you about the possibility, term and cost in the shortest possible time, we will also advise you the additional information if necessary.

We can also offer the services of translation, legalization and support of the documents, and the services of highly qualified translators and interpreters.


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