Service Convention enters into force for Paraguay

On 1 January 2024, the Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (1965 Service Convention) entered into force for the Republic of Paraguay following the deposit of its instrument of accession on 23 June 2023. The 1965 Service Convention has 82 Contracting Parties. More information on this Convention is available on...

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Service Convention enters into force for Singapore

Today, 1 December 2023, the Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (1965 Service Convention) entered into force for the Republic of Singapore following the deposit of its instrument of accession on 16 May 2023. The 1965 Service Convention has 82 Contracting Parties. More information on this Convention is...

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Launch of e-Country Profiles project

The Permanent Bureau is pleased to announce the launch of the e-Country Profiles project, a new EU-funded project coordinated by the Permanent Bureau of the HCCH. The project will result in the development or modernisation of online Country Profiles for a number of key HCCH Conventions: 1965 Service Convention 1970 Evidence Convention 1980 Child Abduction Convention 1993 Adoption Convention ...

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Service Convention enters into force for Azerbaijan

Today, 1 September 2023, the Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (1965 Service Convention) entered into force for the Republic of Azerbaijan following the deposit of its instrument of accession on 17 February 2023. The Service Convention has 82 Contracting Parties. More information on this Convention is...

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Paraguay accedes to the Service and Evidence Conventions

Today, 23 June 2023, the Republic of Paraguay deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (1965 Service Convention) and the Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters (1970 Evidence Convention). With the accession of...

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Singapore accedes to the Service Convention

Today, 16 May 2023, the Republic of Singapore deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (1965 Service Convention). With the accession of Singapore, the 1965 Service Convention now has 81 Contracting Parties. It will enter into force for Singapore on 1 December 2023...

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Azerbaijan accedes to the Service Convention and Child Support Convention

The Permanent Bureau has been informed that on 17 February 2023 the Republic of Azerbaijan deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (1965 Service Convention) and the Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family...

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Service Convention enters into force for Georgia

On 1 January 2022, the Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (Service Convention) entered into force for Georgia following the deposit of its instrument of accession on 31 May 2021. The Service Convention has 79 Contracting Parties. More information on this Convention is available on the Service Section of the...

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Georgia accedes to the Service and Evidence Conventions

The Permanent Bureau has been informed that on 31 May 2021, Georgia deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (Service Convention) and the Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters (Evidence Convention). With the accession...

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Service Convention enters into force for the Marshall Islands

Today, 1 February 2021, the Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (Service Convention) entered into force for the Republic of the Marshall Islands, following the deposit of its instrument of accession on 29 July 2020. The Service Convention has 78 Contracting Parties. More information on this Convention is...

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