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Document Authentication and Verification

International documents must be submitted in the original or be verified (or notarized) as a copy of the original. Regardless of where the school-leaving (=Reifeprüfungszeugnis) certificate was issued, all documents must additionally be certified as a “true copy of the original”:

1. Due to a bilateral agreement, verification procedures do not apply to documents issued from the following countries (however, all documents must be submitted in the original or as a verified "true" copy of the original) :

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Hungary

Romania

Bulgaria

Italy

Serbia

Croatia

Liechtenstein

Slovakia

Czech Republic

Macedonia

Slovenia

Estonia

Montenegro

Sweden

Finland

Netherlands

 

France

Norway

 

Germany

Poland

 

2. Documents issued by contracting states of the so-called “Hague Convention Abolishing The Requirements of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents“ must be verified with an APOSTILLE*. The verification, in the form of apostille, is to be issued by the foreign ministry or Foreign Office of the issuing country in regards to the documents involved or issued by the proper authorities from the foreign ministry. The Apostille must be submitted in the original.


*Apostille: An apostille is a special seal applied by an authority to certify that a document is a true copy of an original. Apostilles are available in countries that have signed the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization of Foreign Public Documents, popularly known as The Hague Convention.

Member states of the Hague Convention Abolishing The Requirements of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents“ include:

Albania

Honduras

 

Andorra

India

Panama

Angola

Ireland

Paraguay

Antigua und Barbuda

Iceland

Peru

Argentina

Israel

Portual

Armenia

Japan

Russian Federation

Azerbaijan

Cape Verde

Samoa

Australia

Kazakhstan

San Marino

Bahamas

Colombia

São Tomé and Principe

Bahrain

Republic of Korean

St. Christopher and Nevis

Barbados

Lesotho

St. Kitts and Nevis

Belarus

Latvia

St. Lucia

Belgium

Liberia

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Belize

Lithuania

Switzerland

Botswana

Luxembourg

Sychelles

Brazil

Malawi

Spain

Brunei Darussalam

Malta

South Africa

Chile

Morocco

Suriname

China (China-Hong Kong SAR and China-Macao only)

Marshall Islands

Swaziland

Costa Rica

Mauritius

Tonga

Denmark

Mexico

Trinidad and Tobago

Dominica

Moldavia

Turkey

Ecuador

Monaco

Ukraine

El Salvador

Mozambique

Uruguay

Fiji

Namibia

Vanuatu

Georgia

New Zealand

Venezuela

Grenada

Nicaragua

United States of America

Greece

Niue

United Kingdom

Guyana

Oman

Cyprus

     

3. Documents issued by countries not listed above must be submitted with complete diplomatic verification. For this purpose, the documents' authenticity must be verified by the foreign ministry of the country in which the documents were issued and also verified by the Austrian consulate or embassy in that country.

PLEASE NOTE:
Documents from the following countries must fulfill additional verification criteria provided by a trust counsel lawyer. Plese contact the Austrian authority (embassy or consulate) located in the country where the documents were issued.

  • NIGERIA
  • MONGOLIA
  • GUINEA