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Putting an Apostille on the documents in Ukraine

What is an apostille for Ukrainian documents?

Apostille is an international seal that is affixed to the originals or notarized copies of documents in order to give them legal force on the territory of other countries.

Why do I need an apostille?

If the documents are stamped with an apostille, they become legally valid in all countries that have joined the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961.

Most often, it is required to put an apostille on a diploma, certificate, birth certificate, marriage certificate, notarized copy, certificate, court decision, driver’s license, passport, statute, contract, application.

Who puts the apostille?

The authority for affixing an apostille depends on the document that needs to be stamped. The apostille seal is placed in such Ministries of Ukraine as:

  • Ministry of Education of Ukraine;
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine;
  • The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.

How much does it cost to put an apostille in Kyiv (Kyiv Oblast)?

Apostille to the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine – birth certificate , marriage, divorce, notarial documents Cost
2 hours specify
3 working days 250 UAH
Apostille in the MES of Ukraine – diploma, certificate, certificate, extract of grades, all educational documents Cost
1 working day 1500 UAH
2 working days 1050 UAH
10 working days 700 UAH
20 working days (with request) 900 UAH
30 working days 550 UAH
Apostille in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine – police Criminal Certificate, medical certificates, tax certificates, all other documents Cost
5 working days specify
2 working days specify

The electronic apostille is affixed to the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine (Ministry of Justice), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (MFA) and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (MES).

What is the term of the apostille?

The apostille seal is indefinite and has no validity period. A sample of the apostille is presented on the page below.

Please note that in Ukraine, only Ukrainian documents and certificates can be certified with an apostille seal.
For foreign documents, an apostille is placed in the country of issue of the document.
An apostille is not affixed at the embassy.

Is it possible to make an apostille urgently?

In UST Group Company, you can order urgent apostille for documents even for 1 working day. By contacting us, you will receive documents with an apostille stamp in the shortest possible time.

We offer our clients the lowest and most inexpensive prices for apostille registration for documents issued abroad.

For more information, you can go to the page Apostille abroad.

Why do I need "double apostille"?

A number of countries, such as Portugal, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, require an apostille on a notarized translation. You can’t put an apostille on the translation right away.

Initially, it is necessary to put it on the original, then make the translation, and only then put the second apostille on the notarized translation.


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