Status table

14: Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters

Entry into force: 10-II-1969


Last update: 23-I-2014
Number of Contracting States to this Convention: 68

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1) S = Signature
2) R/A/Su = Ratification, Accession or Succession
3) Type = R: Ratification;
A: Accession;
A*: Accession giving rise to an acceptance procedure; click on A* for details of acceptances of the accession;
C: Continuation;
Su: Succession;
Den: Denunciation;
4) EIF = Entry into force
5) Ext = Extensions of application
6) Auth = Designation of Authorities
7) Res/D/N = Reservations, declarations or notifications

Members of the Organisation (click here for the non-Member States)

States S1 R/A/Su 2 Type 3 EIF 4 Ext 5 Auth 6 Res/D/N 7
Albania1-XI-2006 A 1-VII-2007 3
Argentina2-II-2001 A 1-XII-2001 2 D,Res5,10,15,16
Australia15-III-2010 A 1-XI-2010 7 5 D5,8,9,10,15,16,17,29
Belarus6-VI-1997 A 1-II-1998 1
Belgium21-I-196619-XI-1970 R 18-I-1971 2 D8,15,16
Bosnia and Herzegovina16-VI-2008 A 1-II-2009 1
Bulgaria23-XI-1999 A 1-VIII-2000 3 D5,8,10,15,16
Canada26-IX-1988 A 1-V-1989 4 D5,8,10,11,12,15,16,2
China, People's Republic of6-V-1991 A 1-I-1992 8 D,N5,8,10,15,16
Croatia28-II-2006 A 1-XI-2006 3 Res,D5,6,8,9,10,15,16
Cyprus26-X-1982 A 1-VI-1983 4 D8,10,15,16
Czech Republic28-I-1993 Su 1-I-1993 4 D,Res8,10,15,29
Denmark7-I-19692-VIII-1969 R 1-X-1969 3 D10,15,16
Egypt1-III-196612-XII-1968 R 10-II-1969 1 Res8,10
Estonia2-II-1996 A 1-X-1996 1 D10,15,16
Finland15-XI-196511-IX-1969 R 10-XI-1969 2 D2,9,10
France12-I-19673-VII-1972 R 1-IX-1972 1 3 D8,15,16
Germany15-XI-196527-IV-1979 R 26-VI-1979 3 D5,8,10,15,16
Greece20-VII-198320-VII-1983 R 18-IX-1983 1 D8,10,15
Hungary13-VII-2004 A 1-IV-2005 3 D2,5,6,8,9,10,15,16
Iceland10-XI-2008 A 1-VII-2009 1 D,Res10,15,16
India23-XI-2006 A 1-VIII-2007 1 D,Res8,10,15,16
Ireland20-X-19895-IV-1994 R 4-VI-1994 3 D,Res10,15
Israel25-XI-196514-VIII-1972 R 13-X-1972 2 D,Res10,16
Italy25-I-197925-XI-1981 R 24-I-1982 3 D5,12
Japan12-III-197028-V-1970 R 27-VII-1970 3 D10,15
Korea, Republic of13-I-2000 A 1-VIII-2000 2 D,Res8,10,15
Latvia28-III-1995 A 1-XI-1995 4 D5,8,10,15
Lithuania2-VIII-2000 A 1-VI-2001 1 D,Res8,10,15,16
Luxembourg27-X-19719-VII-1975 R 7-IX-1975 1 D,Res5,8,15,16
Malta24-II-2011 A 1-X-2011 1 D8,10
Mexico2-XI-1999 A 1-VI-2000 2 D5,6,7,8,10,12,15,16
Monaco1-III-2007 A 1-XI-2007 2 D8,10,15,16
Montenegro16-I-2012 A 1-IX-2012 2 D8,10,15
Morocco24-III-2011 A 1-XI-2011 1
Netherlands15-XI-19653-XI-1975 R 2-I-1976 1 5 D15,16
Norway15-X-19682-VIII-1969 R 1-X-1969 3 D,Res8,10,15,16
Poland13-II-1996 A 1-IX-1996 4 Res8,10
Portugal5-VII-197127-XII-1973 R 25-II-1974 2 D8,15,16
Romania21-VIII-2003 A 1-IV-2004 2 D8,16
Russian Federation1-V-2001 A 1-XII-2001 4 D,Res2,3,5,6,8,9,10,12,15
Serbia2-VII-2010 A 1-II-2011 2 D5,6,8,10,15,16
Slovakia15-III-1993 Su 1-I-1993 4 D8,10,15,29
Slovenia18-IX-2000 A 1-VI-2001 1 D,Res8,10,15,16
Spain21-X-19764-VI-1987 R 3-VIII-1987 3 D15,16
Sri Lanka31-VIII-2000 A 1-VI-2001 3 D7,8,10,15
Sweden4-II-19692-VIII-1969 R 1-X-1969 2 D5,10
Switzerland21-V-19852-XI-1994 R 1-I-1995 3 D,Res1,5,8,10,15
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia23-XII-2008 A 1-IX-2009 1 D,Res5,6,8,9,10,15,16,21
Turkey11-VI-196828-II-1972 R 28-IV-1972 3 Res,D8,10,15,16
Ukraine1-II-2001 A 1-XII-2001 3 D,Res8,10,15,16
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland10-XII-196517-XI-1967 R 10-II-1969 14 4 D2,5,10,15,16,18
United States of America15-XI-196524-VIII-1967 R 10-II-1969 1 1 D2,15,16,29
Venezuela29-X-1993 A 1-VII-1994 1 D,Res5,8,10,1516

Non-Member States of the Organisation (click here for the Members)

States S1 R/A/Su 2 Type 3 EIF 4 Ext 5 Auth 6 Res/D/N 7
Antigua and Barbuda1-V-1985 Su 1-XI-1981 1
Armenia27-VI-2012 A 1-II-2013
Bahamas17-VI-1997 A 1-II-1998 1
Barbados10-II-1969 A 1-X-1969 1
Belize8-IX-2009 A 1-V-2010
Botswana10-II-1969 A 1-IX-1969 3 D5,10,15
Colombia10-IV-2013 A 1-XI-2013 1
Kuwait8-V-2002 A 1-XII-2002 3 D,Res6,8,9,10,15,16,18
Malawi24-IV-1972 A 1-XII-1972 1
Pakistan7-XII-1988 A 1-VIII-1989 3 D8,15,16
Republic of Moldova4-VII-2012 A 1-II-2013 1 D,Res5,8,15,16
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines6-I-2005 Su 27-X-1979 3 D5,10,15
San Marino15-IV-2002 A 1-XI-2002 3 D8,10,15
Seychelles18-XI-1980 A 1-VII-1981 1 D8,10,15,16

1) S = Signature
2) R/A/Su = Ratification, Accession or Succession
3) Type = R: Ratification;
A: Accession;
A*: Accession giving rise to an acceptance procedure; click on A* for details of acceptances of the accession;
C: Continuation;
Su: Succession;
Den: Denunciation;
4) EIF = Entry into force
5) Ext = Extensions of application
6) Auth = Designation of Authorities
7) Res/D/N = Reservations, declarations or notifications