What is an apostille and what is it for?

What is an apostille and what is it for?

An apostille affixed on a certificate of birth and of marriage and its termination confirms an authenticity of documents abroad. The stamp shows that a document is not forged, all the data is correct, seals and signatures correspond to standards operating in Ukraine. An apostille allows you to validate your documents in other countries.

It is important to know!

The apostille stamp is valid only in countries that have signed the Hague Convention. Other countries’ citizens need a document to be legalized in a consulate.

An apostille is a stamp or a separate sealed paper that is filed to a document. It is drawn up in the Ministry of Justice for documents of the Civil Registry Office.


When is an apostille for a certificate of birth and marriage necessary?

When is an apostille for a certificate of birth and marriage necessary?

Moving to another country is not easy, it often entails a paper red tape. Every person who leaves to work, study or for immigration purposes requires a certificate of birth legalization. This document confirms an origin and a citizenship of a person, so the first an emigrant faces is the need for apostillation.

Among the frequently requested documents is also an apostilled certificate of marriage. If you go abroad and plan to marry there, then you need to apostille:

  • a certificate of birth;
  • a certificate of non-conviction;
  • a notarized statement that you are not married;
  • a certificate of divorce, if you were married before, etc.

How can one quickly have certificates of birth and marriage apostilled in Ukraine?

How can one quickly have certificates of birth and marriage apostilled in Ukraine?

In order to collect a complete documentation package, to correctly perform apostillation, turn to our specialists in Pereklad.ua translation bureau.

The stamp, confirming the authenticity of documents for other states, is put in the Ministry of Justice. For this, you will need an original and a copy of a certificate. The service is provided within 3 to 5 working days, depending on the workload of the Ministry.

In addition to the long course of the process, everyone can face an ignorance of documents execution nuances, for example, of different types of birth certificates. Documents issued before 2003 must be re-registered, and then apply to the Ministry of Justice to have them sealed. As far as the Soviet certificates of birth are concerned, the stamp is placed only on their photocopies. A number of states do not accept such a format, so the need may also arise to change such certificates in the Civil Registry Office.

To take into account all the nuances and correctly draw up an apostille in Ukraine, we recommend you to contact Pereklad.ua translation bureau. Our managers will advise you free of charge on all issues of apostillation, help you to change old documents, to execute a notarized translation of documents in accordance with the requirements of those states where you plan to travel.

It is important to know!

The apostille stamp is affixed on documents in Ukrainian. For foreign institutions, it is necessary to perform a translation.

Another advantage of Pereklad.ua is the speed of service provision. We directly cooperate with the bodies of the Ministry of Justice. The documents are drawn up within at least 2 working days. Going abroad with documents prepared in our translation bureau in Kyiv, you don’t need to worry about the quality of apostilled translations and their compliance with the requirements.


Apostille in Pereklad.ua in Kyiv

Pereklad.ua translation bureau office is located in the heart of Kyiv, not far from ‘Maidan Nezalezhnosti’ metro station. We are easy to be found both by urban residents and by city visitors. You can send us documents by courier from anywhere in Ukraine and even the world. In addition to certificates from the Civil Registry Office we will need a scanned copy of your passport.

Save your time and money with Pereklad.ua. We offer a competent execution of documents for traveling abroad to study, work and for immigration. With us you will avoid queues and paper red tape both in Ukraine and in another state.

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