Lion's Mark Law Company provides the services of Consular legalization of documents issued in Ukraine (legalization in Embassy).
Consular legalization is a procedure approved by international law and aimed at recognition of the documents abroad. This procedure is used for the official documents intended for the countries that are not parties to the Hague Convention.
Consular legalization of official documents includes the following steps:
However, legalized document will be valid only in the country which Embassy / Consulate has legalized it.
For the legalization of documents the customer has to make a notarized power of attorney to our employee.
The countries that have not signed The Hague Convention: Canada, China (excluding Hong Kong and Macao), Iran, India, Egypt, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Vietnam and others.
Features of consular legalization:
Consular Department does not affix a stamp of legalization on documents executed and issued in foreign countries. Documents of this type are legalized in the Consulate of Ukraine, which is located in the country of issuance of documents.
Certification of documents in the Embassy.
Certification of documents in Consular offices of foreign countries is one of the links in the chain of legalization. Procedure of Consular legalization always ends with a certification in the Embassy of relevant state. Depending on the country, the Consular seal is affixed on the original of document or on the legalized translation of this document.
In addition, the Embassies of some countries carry out certification of copies of official documents. For example, the Spanish Embassy certifies the copies of foreign passports and the German Embassy affixes a Consular seal on the copies of official Ukrainian documents.
Apostille + Consular legalization.
This procedure envisages an Apostille in the ministries of Ukraine, translation by a sworn translator of the Embassy and subsequent legalization in the Embassy / Consulate of the country of destination.
Countries: Italy, Spain.