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Which countries are part of the Hague Convention of 1961?


hague convention


The Hague Convention of 1961, also known as the Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents, is a multilateral treaty that simplifies the process of authenticating and legalizing public documents for use in other countries.

As of my knowledge cutoff, the following countries are members of the Hague Convention of 1961:

  • Albania

  • Andorra

  • Antigua and Barbuda

  • Argentina

  • Armenia

  • Australia

  • Austria

  • Azerbaijan

  • Bahamas

  • Bahrain

  • Barbados

  • Belarus

  • Belgium

  • Belize

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Botswana

  • Brazil

  • Brunei

  • Bulgaria

  • Cape Verde

  • Chile

  • China (Hong Kong and Macau only)

  • Colombia

  • Cook Islands

  • Costa Rica

  • Croatia

  • Cyprus

  • Czech Republic

  • Denmark

  • Djibouti

  • Dominica

  • Dominican Republic

  • East Timor (Timor-Leste)

  • Ecuador

  • Egypt

  • El Salvador

  • Estonia

  • Fiji

  • Finland

  • France

  • Gabon

  • Gambia

  • Georgia

  • Germany

  • Greece

  • Grenada

  • Guatemala

  • Guinea

  • Guinea-Bissau

  • Guyana

  • Honduras

  • Hungary

  • Iceland

  • India

  • Indonesia

  • Iraq

  • Ireland

  • Israel

  • Italy

  • Jamaica

  • Japan

  • Jordan

  • Kazakhstan

  • Kenya

  • Kiribati

  • Kuwait

  • Kyrgyzstan

  • Latvia

  • Lebanon

  • Lesotho

  • Liberia

  • Liechtenstein

  • Lithuania

  • Luxembourg

  • North Macedonia

  • Madagascar

  • Malawi

  • Malaysia

  • Maldives

  • Mali

  • Malta

  • Marshall Islands

  • Mauritania

  • Mauritius

  • Mexico

  • Moldova

  • Monaco

  • Mongolia

  • Montenegro

  • Morocco

  • Mozambique

  • Myanmar (Burma)

  • Namibia

  • Nauru

  • Netherlands

  • New Zealand

  • Nicaragua

  • Niger

  • Nigeria

  • Norway

  • Oman

  • Pakistan

  • Panama

  • Papua New Guinea

  • Paraguay

  • Peru

  • Philippines

  • Poland

  • Portugal

  • Qatar

  • Romania

  • Russia

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis

  • Saint Lucia

  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

  • Samoa

  • San Marino

  • Sao Tome and Principe

  • Saudi Arabia

  • Senegal

  • Serbia

  • Seychelles

  • Sierra Leone

  • Singapore

  • Slovakia

  • Slovenia

  • Solomon Islands

  • Somalia

  • South Africa

  • South Korea

  • Spain

  • Sri Lanka

  • Suriname

  • Swaziland

  • Sweden

  • Switzerland

  • Taiwan

  • Tajikistan

  • Tanzania

  • Thailand

  • Togo

  • Tonga

  • Trinidad and Tobago

  • Tunisia

  • Turkey

  • Turkmenistan

  • Tuvalu

  • Uganda

  • Ukraine

  • United Arab Emirates

  • United Kingdom

  • United States

  • Uruguay

  • Uzbekistan

  • Vanuatu

  • Vatican City

  • Venezuela

  • Vietnam

  • Yemen

  • Zambia

  • Zimbabwe

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