The Hague Convention abolishing the requirement of legalization for foreign public documents entered into force on 31st October 2015 for Tajikistan.
According to Article two of the Convention all types of official documents attached with an apostille certificate shall exempt from further legalisation will automatically be accepted for legal use in foreign countries signatories to The Hague Convention.
The official documents signed or issued in the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan, which shall be used in the territory of another signatory of the Convention will be affixed apostille.
The copies of original documents, which issued by the authorities of Soviet Socialist Republic of Tajikistan and the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, in the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan shall not be affixed apostille. Apostille authentication is placed only to the copy of such documents that have been notarized in the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan.
The following documents cannot be apostilled:
The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Tajikistan affixes apostilles to the following documents:
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan issues apostille for all other documents, except those mentioned above.
Application Procedure and Required Documents