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Apostille in Dominica

 

Apostille information in Dominica

Dominica became a member of  the Hague Apostille Convention on November 3, 1978. (Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents).

The Process of Apostille/ Attestation in Dominica:

The process of apostille can differ from one country to another depending on the nature of documents or the purpose. Typically, it may include the following steps:

  • Legal translation of the documents as required in the destination country.
  • Local attestation or notarization as per the requirements of the target country.
  • Documents to be attested or apostilled by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Attestation to be done by the Embassy or Consulate office.

Where can you have your documents legalised?

You can get an apostille from the Dominican authorities. For more details see the website of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH). This website is in English.

After your document is legalised with an apostille, you can use it in the rest of the country members of The Hague convention.

Address

Attorney General
Government Headquarters
Kennedy Avenue
Roseau
Commonwealth of Dominica

Telephone

+1 (767) 448-2401

Email

legalaffairs@cwdom.dm

Fax

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