Saudi Arabia accedes to the Apostille Convention

Today, 8 April 2022, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents (Apostille Convention). The ceremony was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, the Depositary for the HCCH Conventions. Saudi Arabia was represented by H.E. Mr Ziad Al Atiyah,...

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia becomes the 82nd Member of the Hague Conference

The Permanent Bureau is pleased to announce that today, Wednesday 19 October 2016, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Excellency Mr Abdulaziz A. Abohaimed, deposited Saudi Arabia’s instrument of acceptance of the Statute of the Hague Conference. During the ceremony, which took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Secretary General Christophe Bernasconi...

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Saudi Arabia seeks membership in the Hague Conference

On Tuesday 9 February 2016, the Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law formally opened the six month period for existing Member States to vote on the proposal of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs to admit Saudi Arabia as a new Member of the Organisation. The Netherlands presented its proposal in response to interest expressed by the Saudi Arabia in...

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