Non Participating Countries of the Hague Convention.

List of Countries that have not acceded to the Hague Apostille Convention.

The following countries are not signatories to the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents. South-African documents that needs to be legalised for ultimate use in these countries needs to follow the authentication legalisation process. This is a longer more involved process than the truncated apostille legalisation process. Depending on the destination country  the documents needs to be additionally legalised at the embassy or consulate of the foreign country in South-Africa. 

The process to be followed may vary substantially from Country to Country and often change on short or no notice. LouwrensKoen Attorneys attends to numerous legalisations for documents bound to the undermentioned countries on a daily basis. Please contact with us for more information or to get a no obligation quotation.

A

Algeria, Afghanistan, Angola

B

Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi

C

Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Mainland China, Comoros, Congo Republic, Congo Democratic, Cote d’ Ivoire

D

Djibouti, Dominican Republic

E

East Timor, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea

G

Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau

H

Haiti

I

Indonesia, Iran, Iraq

J

Jamaica, Jordan

K

Kenya, Kiribati (Tarawa), Kuwait

L

Laos, Lebanon, Libya

M

Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Micronesia, Mangolia, Myanmar

N

Nauru, Nepal, Nicargua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea

P

Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Philippines

Q

Qatar

R

Rwanda

S

Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria

T

Taiwan, Tajikstan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tuxalu

U

United Arab Emirates, Uganda

V

Vanoatu, Vietnam

Y

Yemen

Z

Zambia, Zimbabwe

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Written by Louwrens Koen Thursday, 26 November 2015 Posted in Authentications (Non Hague) Countries
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