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Apostille ratification and countries participating in the Hague Convention


What is an apostille and how can it be obtained?

Apostille is the name of the authentication system that proves that the documents are real and official, and that makes the document valid in another country. Participation in the Hague Convention, and in the event that any Turkish official body requests documents from a foreign person, these documents must bear the authentication of the apostille, translated and certified by the notary public to be valid in Turkey.


Information that must be mentioned in documents bearing the apostille:

The name of the country from which the document was issued

The name of the employee signing the document

Description of the employee signing the document

The name of the authority whose stamp is placed on the document

The place of authentication of the document

The date of ratification of the document

The name of the authority organizing the certification of the apostille, the seal of the authority concerned

Apostille certification number

Signature of the organizing official for the authentication of the apostille


Authorities that provide the apostille certification service


The authorities concerned with certifying the apostille in Turkey are divided into two types. The authority concerned with certifying the apostille for administrative documents is the office of the governor, who is the qa’im maqam. As for the authorities concerned with certifying legal documents, they are the presidency of the Judicial Judiciary Authority of the Criminal Court. Therefore, foreigners must review the authorities concerned with certifying the apostille according to the type of documents. that must be believed.


Countries participating in the Hague Convention


Albania - Andorra - Antigua and Barbuda - Argentina - Armenia - Australia - Austria - Azerbaijan - Bahamas - Bahrain - Barbados - Belarus - Belgium - Belize - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Botswana - Brunei - Bulgaria - Burundi - Cape Verde - Colombia - Cook Islands - Costa Rica - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark - Dominica - Dominican Republic - Ecuador - Estonia - El Salvador - Fiji - Finland - France - Georgia - Germany - Greece - Grenada - Honduras - Hong Kong - Hungary - Iceland - India - Ireland - Israel - Italy - Japan - Kazakhstan - Kyrgyzstan - Latvia - Lesotho - Liberia - Liechtenstein - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Macau - Macedonia - Malawi - Malta - Marshall Islands - Mauritius - Mexico - Moldova - Monaco - Mongolia - Montenegro - Namibia - Kingdom of the Netherlands - New Zealand - Nicaragua - Niue - Norway - Oman - Panama - Paraguay - Peru - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Russia - Saint Kitts and Nevis - Saint Lucia - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Samoa - San Marino - Sao Tome and Principe - Serbia - Seychelles - Slovakia - Slovenia - South Africa - South Korea - Spain - Suriname - Swaziland - Sweden - Switzerland - Tonga - Trinidad and Tobago - Turkey - Ukraine - United Kingdom - United States - Uruguay - Uzbekistan - Vanuatu - Venezuela - Tunisia

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