What is an Apostille?

The Apostille is an international stamp that confirms the validity of the document on which it is affixed. Apostille is set on the original document or on notarized copies of the documents.

For what purpose is the Apostille needed?

Upon certification by an Apostille the document acquires a legal force in all countries that have joined the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961.

For which countries is the Apostille needed?

What kind of Ukrainian Documents can be certified by Apostille?

Documents from the Civil Registry Office of Ukraine

  • Birth Certificate
  • Marriage certificate
  • Divorce Certificate
  • Death certificate
  • Name change Certificate
  • Extracts (extracts) from the State register

Documents certified by Notary Public

  • Marital status statements
  • Parental consent
  • Power of Attorney
  • Affidavits
  • Contracts, Agreements, Marriage Contracts
  • Notarized copies of documents
  • Notarized translations of documents

Copies of Court decisions
Documents from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the National Police of Ukraine

  • Certificate of no criminal record

Documents from the District Administrations of the State Administration

  • Certificate of registration at the place of residence (from TsNAP)

Documents and certificates from the Migration Service of Ukraine
Documents from the Pension Fund of Ukraine
Documents from the Tax (Fiscal) Services of Ukraine

Original Education documents

  • Diplomas, Transcripts, Academic records and Certificates

 

Which State bodies of Ukraine are processing the Apostille?

  • Ministry of Justice of Ukraine
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
  • Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

Rates and Terms of Apostille Processing

Service
Authority
Time of processing
Fee
ApostilleMinistry of Foreign Affairs8-9 business days 500 UAH
ApostilleMinistry of Foreign Affairs5-6 business days (expedited service)650 UAH
ApostilleMinistry of Justice3-5 business days300 UAH
Apostille on educational documents of new sampleMinistry of Education and Science of Ukraine10 business days 800 UAH
Apostille on educational documents of new sampleMinistry of Education and Science of Ukraine3 business days 950 UAH
Apostille on educational documents of new sampleMinistry of Education and Science of Ukraine1 business day1600 UAH
Apostille on educational documents of old sampleMinistry of Education and Science of Ukraine30 business days 800 UAH
Apostille on educational documents of old sampleMinistry of Education and Science of Ukraine20 business days950 UAH
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