The russian Apostille is affixed to the documents issued Rissian Federation and intended for the use in countries that have joined the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961.

The Convention applies to documents on education, work experience, life certificates, certificates, powers of attorney, court decisions, etc.

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In the Russian Federation Apostille is issued by:

  • Ministry of Justice (Central Administration of the Federal Registration Service for Moscow) - is authorized to issue "Apostille" certificates for the copies of documents issued by the bodies and institutions of justice, as well as for copies of other notarized documents.
  • Archive of the Vital records officeis authorized to issue the "Apostille"certificates  for the originals of documents confirming a vital registration record.
  • Ministry of Education – is authorized to issue "Apostille" certificates for certified copies of education doments (certificates, academic certificates, transcripts, etc.).

Apostille in foreign countries: a certificate issued by the appropriate office of a state government (for example, the Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Notary public, Local court, etc. depending on the state)

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