Saudi Arabia: Central Bank Adopts Apostille Ratification

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Saudi Arabia: Central Bank Adopts Apostille Ratification

Okaz, 11 April 2023: Saudi Arabia’s Undersecretary of the Governor for Control has issued a circular to all banks in Saudi Arabia, referring to a decree which approves the country’s participation in the Hague Convention.

This means foreign public documents can be authenticated using an “apostille” certificate without the need for authentication from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or diplomatic and consular missions.

The circular also outlines the process for verifying the certificate’s validity, in accordance with the objectives of the agreement.

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Benjamin Filaferro