What does consular legalization mean?
Consular legalization - confirmation of compliance of documents and acts with the current legislation of the state of their origin. Consular legalization - certification of the signature of an official and seal of an authorized state body on documents and acts with a view to using them in another state.
Diplomatic missions and consular representatives of the Republic of Tajikistan abroad legalize documents and acts of the hosting state intended for use in the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan. Documents and acts submitted for legalization must first be legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or another authorized official institution of the receiving state.
Documents and acts are accepted for legalization, both in originals and in notarized copies.
Documents and acts submitted for legalization must be written clearly. Signatures of officials and seals must be distinct.
Documents and acts not subject to legalization
The originals of the following documents and acts are not subject to legalization:
Passports, identity cards, union cards, military tickets, work books, documents on belonging to estates and faiths, driver's licenses, as well as technical passports for registration of vehicles.
Documents needed for implementing legalization: