Federal Registration Service

Stamping 'Apostille' (sometimes this procedure is also called 'simplified legalization' or 'Apostille') is used to send the document in countries which have acceded to the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961, Abolishing the requirement of consular legalization and deceptive simplified procedure of legalization – stamping 'Apostille'. In most cases the Apostille is placed on copies of the documents notarized. On Apostille originals you will put the Ministry of Education in Moscow (on the documents on education) in the archive registrar (on birth certificates, marriage registration, etc.), or the embassy of the country. Translate documents necessary in any case, but In this case, the translation will have to do in a country where you go, and at their prices. Thus before apostille in most cases you need to make a notarized copy of the translation. This can be done 2 ways: 1.

Go to a notary public, to learn his contacts registered translators, to contact them, make copies of documents that you want to translate, to translate the selected registered interpreter, to assure translated by a notary. If you have nothing to do, like live communication with strangers in line for the notary public and travel on urban roads – this method is for you. 2. You can go to a translation bureau in Samara and 2-4 days to get ready notarized copies of documents (we will offer you tea). The first method takes more time and nerves (queue notaries are not small, walk / ride to the notary and translator and back you will have to), but cheaper.

Second, between us, more expensive, but simpler and faster. Further, if the translated document – birth certificate, death, marriage, divorce, the Apostille is placed in the archives of the registrar of the region where the given document. For the Samara region – in Samara archive registrar outside of Leningrad. Apostille on all other documents placed in the Office of the Federal Registration Service of the Samara region. You fill out an application, you will be given receipt for the state fee for apostille (300 rubles). you pay for it at any bank, and paid receipt will come to Leo Tolstoy, where, finally, get the apostille on your document (for more details on the procedure described site FRS CO).