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Apostille in Cyprus

Apostille in Cyprus

What is an apostille?
Apostille is an international standardized form of filling out information about the legality of a document for presentation in countries that recognize this form of legalization.

Does Cyprus recognize apostille?
Cyprus is one of 120 countries that recognize and issue apostilles in accordance with the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961. An apostille serves as confirmation of the official status of a document.

What documents can I get an apostille for in Cyprus??

In Cyprus you can affix an apostille to the following documents:

  • Extracts from the commercial register of Cyprus
  • Extract from the land register
  • Documents issued or notarized
  • Documents issued by courts
  • Translations by court interpreters
  • Official documents issued by government agencies
  • Educational certificates from government and government-recognized institutions: school certificates, university degree transcripts, course and grade summaries, matriculation certificates, additional certificates from schools or universities, and certificates.
  • Powers of attorney, wills, statements
  • Other government documents

Is it possible to put an apostille on educational documents in Cyprus?
In order for educational documents issued in Cyprus to be valid and recognized abroad, they must undergo a certification process through legalization or apostille. Educational documents include school reports, university completion certificates, enrollment certificates and other certificates from schools or universities.

Can I get a police clearance certificate in Cyprus and get an apostille?

A certificate of good conduct in Cyprus can be obtained by:
1. Citizens of the Republic of Cyprus.
2. Foreigners legally residing in the Republic of Cyprus for at least six months.

To obtain a police clearance certificate and an apostille, please contact us.

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