In the Russian Federation Ministry of Justice of Russia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia and Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia are the only authorized authorities for providing apostille and legalization stamp procedures. Depending on the country of destination different procedures can be applied for official Russian documents issued in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Chelyabinsk, Omsk, Samara, Rostov-on-Don, Ufa, Krasnoyarsk, Perm, Voronezh, Volgograd and any other city and region of Russia.
If you need your documents to be valid and legal for any Hague Convention state member like Italy, Spain, France, Germany, UK, Poland, USA, Argentina, Brazil, Morocco, India, Australia, Japan, in this case apostille stamp procedure is applied on documents. For other countries like Canada, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Egypt, China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia consular legalization and attestation is required.
Due to the fact that offices of Russian ministries and consulates of foreign nations are mostly located in Moscow it means that nearly all documents issued in any corner of the Russian Federation should be attested and certified exactly here. The top Russian documents for apostille and legalization by Ministry of Justice of Russia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia and Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia are the following: police clearance certificate (criminal record, police record, certificate of good conduct, certificate of non-conviction, PCC) issued by Ministry of Interior of Russia, birth certificate/ marriage certificate/ divorce certificate from civil registry offices of the Russian Federation, court judgment, notary statements, affidavits and powers of attorney, diploma and transcript, supplement, school certificates and medical certificates and reports from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Chelyabinsk, Omsk, Samara, Rostov-on-Don, Ufa, Krasnoyarsk, Perm, Voronezh, Volgograd and any other city and town of Russia.
However, there’re many specific things for each country, that’s why preparation of documents is an important stage for their further successful use in other countries of Europe and the world and a professional translation company can do it all «on a turnkey basis» affordably and fast.