Countries not subscribing to the Hague Convention

 

As at 1st January, 2010, the following countries have NOT AGREED to participate in "The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents"

Algeria

Haiti

Philippines

Afghanistan

Indonesia

Qatar

Angola

Iran

Rwanda

Bangladesh

Iraq

Saudi Arabia

Benin

Jamaica

Senegal

Bhutan

Jordan

Sierra Leone

Bolivia

Kenya

Singapore

Brazil

Kiribati (Tarawa)

Solomon Islands

Burkina Faso

Kuwait

Somalia

Burma

Kyrgyzstan

Sri Lanka

Burundi

Laos

Sudan

Cambodia

Lebanon

Taiwan

Cameroon

Libya

Tajikistan

Canada

Syria

Tanzania

Madagascar

Malaysia

Thailand

Chad

Maldives

Togo

Chile

Mali

Tunisia

China, Peoples Republic of

Mauritania

Turkmenistan

Comoros

Micronesia

Tuvalu

Congo

Mongolia

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Cote d'Ivoire

Morocco

Uganda

Djibouti

Myanmar

Vanuatu

Dominican Republic

Nauru

Vietnam

East Timor

Nepal

Yemen

Egypt

Nicaragua

Zambia

Eritrea

Niger

Zimbabwe

Ethiopia

Nigeria

 

Gabon

North Korea

 

Gambia

Pakistan

 

Ghana

Palau

 

Guatemala

Palestine

 

Guinea

Papua New Guinea

 

Guinea – Bissau

Paraguay

 

 

 
 
 
 

Countries not appearing on the above list require documents to be legalised by their Embassies or Consulates in South-Africa and do not accept Apostille Certificates.

 

 

Written by Louwrens Koen Friday, 17 February 2017 Posted in Apostille FAQ
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