APOSTILIZATION OF DOCUMENTS IN AUSTRIA

Apostille (simplified legalization) is used to legalize documents issued and used by member states of the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961.

As a rule, the apostille is used for:

- documents emanating from a body or an official subject to the jurisdiction of the state, including court documents;
- administrative documents;
- notarial deeds;
- official marks such as registration marks; visas confirming a specific date; certification of a signature on a document not certified by a notary;
- documents on civil status: birth certificate, marriage certificate, divorce certificate, death certificate, adoption certificate, etc., and also for certificates from the civil registration authorities. Provided at the place of issue of the document;
- documents on education: diplomas with attachments, certificates with attachments, etc.;
- documents issued by ministries and their subordinate bodies, including the relevant judicial authorities, as well as for copies of documents attested in a notary order.

Apostille is affixed both on the true copies of official documents and on notarized copies.

Apostille is not placed on:

- documents issued by diplomatic or consular agents (legalization is not required);
- administrative documents directly related to a commercial or customs operation (requires legalization through the CCI).

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Fill in the form, attach scan- or photocopies of your documents. Our specialists will calculate the price and terms for legalization and will get in touch with you. You can send us the true copies by mail or bring them yourself to our office.

Notary certification of a copy

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Apostille may by placed on both: original document and its copy. If you want to certify a copy with an apostille, a copy has to be notarized first.

Certification by the authorized office

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An official body to whose jurisdiction document belongs puts a special stamp affirmed by Hague Convention on the reverse side of the document.

Translation

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To use a document efficiently in another country you will need its certified translation to an official language of the country where you are going to use it.

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