Consular legalization of documents in Russia
Consular legalization of documents issued in Russia can be ordered online with paper delivery to any country in the world, as well as in the office. The procedure can be done as standard or express in most cases.
Consular legalization is required if the country receiving the documents has not ratified the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961. Our company provides apostille and legalization of documents issued in Russia, Europe, the United States, Canada, China, the United Arab Emirates, several Latin American countries, Asia, and Africa. Legalizing foreign documents concerning Russian procedure has many distinctive features, depending on the country of issue.
Consular legalization of documents in Russia involves several stages.
1. Submission of the document to a specialist for verification.
You can send the scan by email or via the online order form, as well as in the office.
2. Notarized translation into the required language.
Translation is a mandatory requirement of most foreign Embassies. We perform translation into any foreign language and notarize it.
3. Submission of the document to the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation.
The Ministry of Justice certifies the authenticity of the notary's signature and seal.
4. The next step is to assure the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation that an authorized employee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms the authenticity of the signature and seal of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation.
5. The final stage is the Embassy of a foreign country.
In the Consular Department of the country's Embassy, the authenticity of the signature and seal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation is verified.
The vast international experience of our specialists allows us to legalize all types of civil and commercial documents.
Implemented for all countries. Our office is often contacted on express legalization issues for China, the United Arab Emirates, Canada, Vietnam, Iraq, Egypt, Malaysia, Syria, Algeria, Kuwait, Qatar, and many others. The standard period is 11-15 days. Our express service is 3-11 days, depending on the country of destination.
An Apostille is accepted only in countries member to the HCCH. Suppose the country is included in the list of HCCH. In that case, legalizing the document is enough to affix an Apostille stamp in the prescribed manner. Apostille is placed only on the territory of the country that issued the document.
Legalization in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) of the Russian Federation is required in two cases. In the first case, this may be a mandatory requirement of the receiving party. In the second case, this type of legalization is necessary if it is impossible to put an Apostille stamp on the document or issue it in a standard way. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation certifies commercial documents. These include invoices, certificates, contracts, bills of lading, and other types of commercial papers.
The procedure is as follows:
1. Affixing the necessary seals to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. (CCI)
2. Certification by the Embassy of the target country.
For companies outside Russia, we offer favorable conditions in consular legalization and apostille.
Our company does the consular legalization of all types of documents issued in Russia. Delivery of ready-made documents on paper is carried out in any country worldwide. To order the service, please contact us.