The Hague Convention
Non-member of the Hague Convention.
Trade documents must be stamped by the Chamber of Commerce.
Legal documents must be stamped by a Notary Public and Foreign Ministry.
Remember that the Foreign Ministry cannot directly authenticate all documents, certain documents must be certified by, for example, a Notary Public before the Foreign Ministry can approve the document.
Copy of the document after Foreign Ministry needs to be submitted to embassy.
Filled Legalization form needs to be submitted with the documents.
Embassy’s processing time (working days)
Usually 2-4 working days. Applications can be submitted to the embassy or picked up only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
The price of the legalization varies on the case. Price will be given once the document have been submitted to the Embassy.
Usually the price is 50 € per legalised document and 10 € per document of copies.
Please observe that Comets fees are not included in the price.