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Apostille information in Uzbekistan

Designated competent authority(ies) to issue an apostille in Uzbekistan:

For the purposes of the Article 6 of the Convention, the following authorities are designated to issue the Certificate (Apostille), referred to in the Article 3 of the Convention:

  • Ministry of Justice – on official documents emanating from courts and justice authorities;
  • Prosecutor general’s Office – on official documents emanating from the prosecution, investigation and inquiry authorities;
  • State Testing Center under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan – on official documents emanating from education and science authorities;
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs – on all other official documents.



Law “Republic of Uzbekistan accession to Convention, canceling requirements a legalization of foreign public documents” (Hague Convention) adopted by Oliy Majlis Republic of Uzbekistan Legislative House on January 27, 2011, approved by Senate Oliy Majlis Republic of Uzbekistan on March 25, 2011 and came into effect on April 5, 2011.

Under the Provision of procedure for attaching Appostile, confirmed by Order of the Cabinet of Ministers under the No. 307 on November 17, 2011, Appostile attaches to public documents for certifying genuineness of the signature, capacity where acted a person who signed a document and authenticity impressed or sealed document.

Public documents accept for attaching Appostile to original or at the election of applicant notarized copies.

Appostile cannot be attached to:

 Documents, executed by embassies or consular establishments of the Republic of Uzbekistan in another country;

Documents which have a direct bearing on commercial or customs operations; passports; military cards.

Time for consideration an application of attaching Appostile to public documents is no more than 5 working days as from the date of presentation of documents;

If so required vindication a specimen of signature or confirmation of power for signing authority of particular office holder who signed submitted for attaching Appostile to public document, and (or) vindication a specimen of seal impression of institutions where from issues a public document is no more than 20 working days.

For consideration an application of attaching Appostile charges a fee in the amount of 10 percent of minimum salary.

State Authority and other State Institution who apply for attaching Appostile release from payment of fee.


Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan

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