The legalisation of documents is a type of authentication and authenticity of the document, make necessary documents issued abroad, or there is needed in almost all cases. The legalization process is related certifications in various public or private bodies.
Documents from Abroad
All official documents coming from abroad, according to Bulgarian law, subject to legalization and / or certify (approve) the accuracy of their work translated. For this purpose several years ago, Bulgaria ratified the Convention on the Elimination legalization for foreign public documents concluded on 5 October in The Hague, known as the Hague Convention. Under this convention all the documents coming from countries ratified the Convention must be equipped with so-called apostille, stamp affixed by the authorized authorities for this in the country. There is also another procedure for legalization of documents with certain countries under the so-called contracts for legal aid. These are legal documents, contracts concluded between Bulgaria and other countries (eg the former camp sots.). In some cases it may be easier to use the existence of a treaty with some countries to facilitate the legalization of certain documents. However, there is the possibility of failure by the MFA to make legalization coming from some of these countries because of specific conditions set out in the contract or because of changing international relations. The apostille legalisation is important for the utilization of the documents and giving them unambiguous worldwide.
Documents for use abroad