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Brazil, New member of Hague Convention

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Brazil, New member of Hague Convention

The Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil has completed the process to abolish requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents. The Apostille convention will come into force on August 14 2016.

The Hague Apostille Convention allows the 110 signing member nations to accept the following public documents:

– Birth Certificate
– Marriage Certificate
– Diplomas
– Transcripts
– Power of Attorney
– FBI Criminal Background Checks
– Police Records
– Judgment of Divorce
– Certificate of Free Sale
– Certificate of Origin
– Letter of Authorization
– Commercial Invoice
– Notarized copy of ID, Passport
– Death Certificate
– Department of Health and Human Services documents
– Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
– Certificate of Good Conduct

Apostille process is characterised by fewer and faster stages than legalization for Foreign Public Documents.

The government of the Federative Republic of Brazil has expressed strong commitment to join the Hague Apostille Convention.

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