To be used abroad a document on education, academic degree or title must bear an “Apostille” stamp.
An Apostille is an international standard form for the data confirming that the document is legal and can be used in countries accepting this legalization form.
Only original copies of government-issued education certificates may bear an Apostille stamp.
The Apostille stamp certifies that a signature is genuine, a signee of a confirmed document has the right to sign it, a seal on a document is genuine and that a document was issued to the person specified in the education certificate as to its holder.
The apostille is required when foreign graduates of universities go abroad and present education certificates for further education or work in the member countries of The Hague Convention dated October 5, 1961.
The verification of documents on education, academic degrees and titles is performed in a country based on: