APOSTILLE

INFORMATION ABOUT THE APOSTILLE

An "apostille" is a form of authentication issued to documents for use in countries that participate in the Hague Convention of 1961 (Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents). Paraguay, Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark are currently signatory parties to this Convention.

The apostille should be issued by the authority of the country where the document originates. The Apostille convention does not apply to:

a)   Documents executed by diplomatic or consular agents;

b) Administrative documents dealing directly with commercial or customs operations.


If you have a document, please contact first to the following authorities, in order to know if the document can have the "apostille stamp". In this case, the legalization at this Embassy is no longer require.

Documents from Sweden:

The Government of Sweden has chosen Swedish notaries public as their officials, who are designated to certify the authenticity of Swedish public documents, seals and signatures.

We suggest that you look in the yellow pages under "notarius publicus" to find the officer nearest you to authenticate Swedish documents for use in Paraguay or another foreign country.

https://www.government.se/government-of-sweden/ministry-for-foreign-affairs/legalisations/

Documents From Norway

Please contact the following authorities:.

·The County Governors (Fylkesmannen)

·Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

7. juni-plassen / Victoria Terrasse
PO box 8114 Dep. 
0032 OSLO Norway

+47 22 24 36 00/ post@mfa.no

https://www.regjeringen.no/en/dokumenter/legalisation-mfa/id752911/

Documents From Finland

Please contact the following authorities:.

Maistraatti : http://www.maistraatti.fi/en/

http://www.maistraatti.fi/en/Services/notary_public/Apostille/

 

Documents from Denmark

Please contact the following authorities:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs- Legalisation Office 
Asiatisk Plads 2 
DK-1448 Copenhagen K

Tel.: +45 33 92 12 33 / Legalisering@um.dk

http://um.dk/en/travel-and-residence/legalisation/the-apostille/

 

APOSTILLE STAMP ISSUED IN PARAGUAY

Regarding the apostille stamp and to verify the issuance, please visit the following website:http://www.mre.gov.py/intranet/Legalizaciones/