01: Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law

Entry into force: 15-VII-1955


Members of the Organisation

Albania

Albania - National Organ

National Organ
Department of Foreign Jurisdictional Relations
Ministry of Justice
Blvd. "Zog I"
TIRANA
Albania
Internet: www.drejtesia.gov.al

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Andorra

Andorra - National Organ

Ministère des Affaires étrangères
Carrer Prat de la Creu 62 - 64
AD500 Andorra la Vella
Principauté d'Andorre
Tel : +376 875 704

Contact person:

  • Mme Alba Noya
    Agent technique en charge du suivi de la Conférence de la Haye
    Email : alba_noya@govern.ad
    Tel: +376 875 704

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Argentina

Argentina - National Organ

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto
Dirección de Consejería Legal
(Ministry of Foreign Relations and Worship
Legal Affairs Department)
Esmeralda 1212 - piso 15
1007 BUENOS AIRES
tel.: +54 (11) 4819-8008
fax: +54 (11) 4819-8009
e-mail: dicolderprivado@mrecic.gov.ar
internet: www.mrecic.gov.ar

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Armenia

Armenia - National Organ

Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia
0010, 3/8 Vazgen Sargsyan street
Yerevan, Republic of Armenia

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Australia

Australia - National Organ

Private International Law Unit
Australian Government Attorney-General's Department
Robert Garran Offices
3-5 National Circuit
BARTON ACT 2600
Australia
tel.: +61 (2) 6141 3332 (for voicemail messages)
fax: +61 (2) 6141 5452
Email: pil@ag.gov.au 

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 4 November 2016)


Austria

Austria - National Organ

Bundesministerium für Justiz
Abteilung I 10
Museumstrasse 7
A - 1070 WIEN
tel.: +43 (1) 52152 2147
fax: +43 (1) 52152 2727 / 2829
e-mail: team.z@bmj.gv.at

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 17 August 2011)


Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan - National Organ

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Belarus

Belarus - National Organ

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus
Legal and Treaties Department
Ul. Lenina, 19
MINSK 220030
Belarus
Internet: http://www.mfa.gov.by/en/

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Belgium

Belgium - National Organ

Service Public Fédéral des Affaires Etrangères, du Commerce Extérieur et de la Coopération au Développement
Direction Générale des Affaires Consulaires (DGC)
rue des Petits Carmes 15
1000 BRUXELLES
Belgique
tel.: +32 (2) 501 8111
fax: +32 (2) 501 8906

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 7 May 2008)


Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina - National Organ

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Musala St. 2
71 000 SARAJEVO
tel.: +387 (33) 281-100
fax: +387 (33) 472-188

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Brazil

Brazil - National Organ

Department of Immigration and Legal Affairs
Ministério das Relações Exteriores
Anexo II 1° Subsolo, Sala 8
Esplanada dos Ministérios Bloco H
BRASILIA, D.F. 70170-900
Brazil

tel.: +55 (61) 2030 9058
fax: +55 (61) 2030 9059
E-mail: DCJI@itamaraty.gov.br

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 12 April 2016)


Bulgaria

Bulgaria - National Organ

H.E. the Minister of Justice
National Organ for the Hague Conference
Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Bulgaria
"International Legal Co-operaton and European Affairs" Directorate
1, Slavyanska Str.
SOFIA 1040
Bulgaria
tel.: +359 (2) 923 7413
fax: +359 (2) 980 9223

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso - National Organ

[the contact details of the National Organ will be published shortly.]

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Canada

Canada - National Organ

Department of Justice Canada
Constitutional, Administrative and International Private Law Section
CSC - 300
284 Wellington Street
OTTAWA, Ontario
K1A 0H8

Attention: 
Ms Kathryn Sabo, 
General Counsel
tel.: +1 (613) 957 4945
e-mail: kathryn.sabo@justice.gc.ca

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Chile

Chile - National Organ

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores
Dirección de Asuntos jurídicos
Teatinos 180, Piso 16
SANTIAGO
tel.: +562 827 4200
Internet: www.minrel.gov.cl

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


China

China - National Organ

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Department of Treaty and Law
2, Chao Yang Men Nan Da Jie
100701 BEIJING
tel.: +86 (10) 6596 3200
fax: +86 (10) 6596 3209
e-mail: tfs3@mfa.gov.cn

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Costa Rica

Costa Rica - National Organ

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto
Dirección General de Política Exterior
Departamento de Tratados Internacionales
Avenida 7-9, Calle 11-13
San José , Costa Rica
Tel.: +506 2539 5446
Email: omonge@rree.go.cr
Internet: www.rree.go.cr

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Croatia

Croatia - National Organ

Ministry of Justice and Administration of the Republic of Croatia
Directorate for European Affairs, International and Judicial Cooperation and Prevention of Corruption
Ulica grada Vukovara 49
10 000 Zagreb
Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 3714-558
Fax: +385 1 3714-559
e-mail: europska.unija@mpu.hr

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Cyprus

Cyprus - National Organ

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Political Division - Multilateral Affairs
Demosthenes Severis Avenue
NICOSIA
Tel.: +357 (22) 300 600
Fax: +357 (22) 661 881
e-mail: minforeign1@cytanet.com.cy

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Czech Republic

Czech Republic - National Organ

Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic
International Department for Civil Matters
Vysehradská 16
128 00 PRAHA 2
tel.: +420 (221) 997 025
fax: +420 (221) 997 919
e-mail: moc@msp.justice.cz

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Denmark

Denmark - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
Law Department
Slotsholmsgade 10
1216 COPENHAGEN K
Tel.: +45 3392 3340
Fax: +45 3393 3510
e-mail: jm@jm.dk

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic - National Organ

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Legal Department

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Ecuador

Ecuador - National Organ

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Movilidad Humana
(Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility)
Coordinación General de Asesoría Jurídica
Ulpiano Páez y Jerónimo Carrión, Edificio Zurita (esquina)
Código postal: 170526 / Quito - Ecuador
tel.: +593 (2) 299 3200 Ext 11360/11361/11362
e-mail: cgaj@cancilleria.gob.ec
internet: www.cancilleria.gob.ec

Contact persons:

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Egypt

Egypt - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
Department of International & Cultural Co-operation
Magles El Shaab Street, 9th floor
Meedan, Lazoghly
CAIRO

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


El Salvador

El Salvador - National Organ

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de El Salvador [Ministry of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador]
Blvd. Cancillería
Calle El Pedregal
Antiguo Cuscatlan
La Libertad
El Salvador C.A

Contact persons:

  • Ana Elizabeth Villalta Viscarra
    Coordinadora de los temas de la conferencia [Coordinator for HCCH Matters]
    Email: avillalta@rree.gob.sv
    Phone number: +503 22311095

  • Rina Yesenia Lozano Gallegos
    Directora General de Política Exterior [Director General of Foreign Policy]
    Email: rylozano@rree.gob.sv
    Phone number: +503 2231 1024

  • Karla Jeannette Quintanilla Menvijar
    Directora de Asuntos Jurídicos [Director of Legal Affairs]
    Email: kquintanilla@rree.gob.sv
    Phone number: +503 2231 1037

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Estonia

Estonia - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
Suur-Ameerika 1, 
15006 Tallinn
Estonia
tel.: +372 620 8100
fax: +372 620 8109
e-mail: info@iust.ee
general website: www.just.ee

Contact person:

  • Vaike Murumets
    Head of the Private Law Unit
    tel.: +372 620 8263
    e-mail: Vaike.Murumets@just.ee
    languages of communication: Estonian, English

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


European Union

European Union - Contact Organ

The Director General
Directorate General Justice and Consumers
JUST.A.1 Civil justice policy
European Commission
B-1049 BRUSSELS
Belgium
tel.: +32 (2) 299 8393
fax: +32 (2) 299 6457
e-mail: andreas.stein@ec.europa.eu

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Finland

Finland - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
Law Drafting Department
Civil Law Unit
Eteläesplanadi 10
PO Box 25
FI-00023 GOVERNMENT
Finland
tel.: +358 2951 6001
fax: +358 9 1606 7730
e-mail: haag.finland.om@gov.fi

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


France

France - National Organ

Ministère de la Justice
Direction des Affaires Civiles et du Sceau
13, Place Vendôme
75042 PARIS Cedex 01
France

Email: entraide-civile-internationale@justice.gouv.fr

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 13 February 2017)


Georgia

Georgia - National Organ

Ministry of Justice of Georgia
Department of Public International Law
24a Gorgasali St.
0114 TBILISI
Georgia
Tel/Fax: +995-32-40-52-04
e-mail: Intlawdep@justice.gov.ge
Internet: www.justice.gov.ge

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 14 February 2013)


Germany

Germany - National Organ

Bundesministerium der Justiz
und für Verbraucherschutz
Mohrenstraße 37, 10117 Berlin
Tel: +49 (30) 18 580-0
Fax: +49 (30) 18 580-9525
Email: poststelle@bmjv.bund.de
Internet: www.bmjv.de

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 10 October 2014)


Greece

Greece - National Organ

Greek Committee on Private International Law
President: Prof. Dr. Spyridon Vrellis
c/o Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Legal Department
100 27 ATHENS
Greece
fax: +30.10.368.3316 or +30.10.368.3013
e-mail: eny@mfa.gr

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Hungary

Hungary - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
Department of Private International Law
P.O. Box 2
1357 BUDAPEST
Kossuth tér 2-4
1055 BUDAPEST
tel.: +36 (1) 795-5397, +36 (1) 795-3188
fax: +36 (1) 795-0463
e-mail: nmfo@im.gov.hu

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Iceland

Iceland - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
(Dómsmálaráðuneytið)
Skuggasundi
150 Reykjavík
Iceland

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


India

India - National Organ

Joint Secretary (Legal & Treaties)
Ministry of External Affairs
Legal & Treaties Division
ISIL Building
9 Bhagwandass Road
NEW DELHI 110 001
India
Tel.: +91 (11) 2338 1839
Fax: +91 (11) 2338 9724
Internet: http://meaindia.nic.in/

Contact persons:

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 30 January 2012)


Ireland

Ireland - National Organ

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Legal Division
Clonmel House
2 Clonmel Street
DUBLIN 2
Ireland
Tel.: +353 (1) 408-2892
fax: +353 (1) 478-5950
e-mail: LEGDivisionCoordinatorGroup@dfa.ie
website: https://www.dfa.ie/

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Israel

Israel - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
Office of the Deputy Attorney General (International Law)
c/o Ms. Yael Weiner
P.O. Box 9299
Tel Aviv 61092
Israel
Tel.: +972 (3) 689-9801
Fax: +972 (2) 646-2589
Email: Yaelw@justice.gov.il

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 24 March 2015)


Italy

Italy - National Organ

Organe national italien de la Conférence de La Haye de d.i.p.
p/a Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale
Servizio per gli Affari giuridici, del Contenzioso e dei Trattati
Piazzale della Farnesina, 1
00135 ROME RM, Italy
Tel.: +39 (06) 3691-2460
E-mail: sgct.segreteria@esteri.it
Web: www.esteri.it

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Japan

Japan - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
Government of Japan
Civil Affairs Bureau
TOKYO
Tel.: +81 (3) 3592 7114
Fax: +81 (3) 3592 7039

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Jordan

Jordan - National Organ

Ministry of Justice of the the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
AMMAN
Tel.: +962 6 460 3630
Fax: +962 6 464 3197

Contact person:

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan - National Organ

Department for Provision of Courts’ Activity under the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan
(Administrative Office of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan)
Republic of Kazakhstan
010000 Nur-Sultan, D. Kunaev str., 39
Tel. +77172 710169 / +77172 710180
e-mail: 707-0169@sud.kz 

Contact person:

  • Gaukhar Egenberdieva
    Chief Consultant of the International Relations Department

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Latvia

Latvia - National Organ

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Legal Department
K. Valdemara Str. 3
RIGA 1395
c/o His Excellency Mr Edgars Rinkevics, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Tel.: +371 701 6201
Fax: +371 728 8121
e-mail: mfa.cha@mfa.gov.lv

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 29 March 2012)


Lithuania

Lithuania - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
of the Republic of Lithuania
Gedimino Ave. 30
LT - 01104
tel.: +370 (5) 266 2940 / 266 2960
fax: +370 (5) 262 5940
e-mail: rastine@tm.lt
Internet: www.tm.lt

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Luxembourg

Luxembourg - National Organ

Commission nationale près la Conférence de La Haye de droit international privé
Ministère de la Justice
13, rue Erasme
L - 1468 Luxembourg-Kirchberg

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Malaysia

Malaysia - National Organ

Attorney General's Chambers
Aras 6, Block C3
Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuaan
62502 PUTRAJAYA
Malaysia
Tel.: +603 8885 5049
Fax: +603 8888 9376

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Malta

Malta - National Organ

National Organ for the Hague Conference on Private International Law:

Ministry for Justice & Governance
Auberge d’Aragon
Misrah Indipendenza
Valletta VLT 1521

Contact number: +356 2334 6280
E-mail address: julian.farrugia.4@stateadvocate.mt

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Mauritius

Mauritius - National Organ

Attorney General's Office
Jules Koenig Street
PORT LOUIS
Mauritius
Tel.: +230 203 4755
Fax: +230 208 2910
Contact persons:

  • Mrs Carol Green Jokhoo, Principal State Counsel
  • Mrs Rasmi Camiah, Principal State Attorney

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Mexico

Mexico - National Organ

Consultoría Jurídica (Secretaría de a Relaciones Exteriores)
Plaza Juárez No. 20, piso 6
Col. Centro, Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc 
C.P. 06010, Ciudad de México
México
Tel: +52 (55) 3686 5302 Ext. 5314 / 5306
E-mail: dgcjuridica@sre.gob.mx
Website: http://www.sre.gob.mx/

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Monaco

Monaco - National Organ

Direction des Services judiciaires
Palais de Justice
5, rue Colonel Bellando de Castro
98000 MONACO
tel.: +377 98 98 88 11
fax: +377 98 98 85 89
dsj@justice.mc

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Mongolia

Mongolia - National Organ

Ms. Mandvaa LKHAGVAA
Expert
International Treaty and Foreign Cooperation Department
Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs of Mongolia
Tel: +976 51 2613932
Fax: +976 11 325225
Email address: mandvaa@mojha.gov.mn

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.

Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary. 

The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Montenegro

Montenegro - National Organ

Ministry of Foreign Affairs & European Integration
Department of Multilateral Relations
Stanka Dragojevica 2
81000 PODGORICA
Montenegro
Tel.: +382 (20) 244 413
Fax: +382 (20) 225 702

Contact person:

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 7 July 2016)


Morocco

Morocco - National Organ

Ministère de la Justice
Direction des Affaires Civiles 
Service de l'Entraide Judiciaire en Matière Civile
Palais de la Mamounia
RABAT

numéro de téléphone/telephone number: +212 (0) 537 213 675
numéro de télécopie/fax number: +212 (0) 537 705 914
courriel/e-mail: entraidejcivil@justice.gov.ma

Personnes à contacter / Persons to contact:

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Netherlands

Netherlands - National Organ

Staatscommissie voor het Internationaal Privaatrecht
Secretariat: R.J. Schimmelpennicklaan 20-22
2517 JN 's-Gravenhage
tel: +31 (70) 3460974
fax: +31 (70) 3625235
e-mail: info@iji.nl

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


New Zealand

New Zealand - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
Tahu o te Ture
The Vogel Centre
16 Kate Sheppard Place
P.O. Box 180
WELLINGTON
New Zealand
tel.: +64 (4) 978 7057
fax: +64 (4) 494 9854
Email: hagueconference@justice.govt.nz
Internet: www.justice.govt.nz

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 18 April 2016)


Nicaragua

Nicaragua - National Organ

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
General Directorate of Legal Affairs, Sovereignty and Territory

E-mail: enlace@cancilleria.gob.ni

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


North Macedonia

North Macedonia - National Organ

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
International Law Directorate
Filip II Makedonski 7
1000 Skopje
Republic of North Macedonia
Phone: +389 (2) 311 0333
Fax: +389 (2) 311 5790
E-mail: dmp@mfa.gov.mk

N.B.
Le rôle des Organes nationaux est de garantir la communication entre les Membres et le Bureau Permanent (Secrétariat) de la Conférence de La Haye, et non pas de communiquer avec le public.
Les questions concernant une Convention spécifique peuvent être adressées à une Autorité centrale ou à une Autorité compétente désignée par un État pour une Convention en particulier. Les coordonnées de ces autorités sont disponibles sur la page web consacrée à la Convention en question. Si des conseils juridiques sont requis, l'aide d'un avocat spécialisé dans le domaine en question pourrait s’avérer nécessaire.
Le Bureau Permanent ne répond pas aux questions juridiques émanant de personnes privées ou de praticiens du droit concernant le fonctionnement des différentes Conventions de La Haye.


Norway

Norway - National Organ

Royal Ministry of Justice and the Police
Legislation Department
Postboks 8005 dep
Akersgt 42
0030 OSLO 1
tel.: +47 2224 5335
fax: +47 2224 2722
e-mail: signe.christophersen@jd.dep.no 

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Panama

Panama - National Organ

Directorate of International Legal Affairs and Treaties
Ministry of Foreign Relations
San Felipe, 3rd Street, Palacio Bolivar, Panama City.
P.O. Box: Zona Postal San Felipe, Calle 3, Palacio Bolívar, Edificio 26, Panamá 4, Panamá.
Telephone number: + 507 511 4228
Fax number: + 507 511 4008
URL: http://www.mire.gob.pa/  

Personnes à contacter / Contact persons:

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Paraguay

Paraguay - National Organ

The National Organ for the Hague Conference
Attention: Mr. José Eduardo Pereira Sosa
Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores
Palacio Benigno López Carrillo, 1er piso
Palma esquina 14 de mayo
ASUNCIÓN
Paraguay
tel.: +595 (21) 414 8025/6
e-mail: ajuridica@mre.gov.py
internet: www.mre.gov.py

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Peru

Peru - National Organ

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores
Dirección General de Asuntos Legales
Oficina de Derecho Internacional Público Jr. Lampa 535-545 LIMA 1 Peru
tel.: +51.1.204.2400 anexo 2971/77 +51.1.204.2971/2977
fax: +51.1.204.2963

Contact persons:

  • Name: Mr Isaac Marciano Espinoza de la Cruz
    E-mail: iespinozad@rree.gob.pe
    Phone number: +511 204-2961
  • Mr Jorge Arturo Jallo Sandoval
    Head of the Department of International Law
    E-mail: jjallo@rree.gob.pe

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Philippines

Philippines - National Organ

Department of Foreign Affairs
Office of Legal Affairs
2330 Roxas Boulevard
PASAY CITY 1300
Metro Manila
Philippines
Tel.: +632 834 4550 / +632 834 4616
Fax: +632 832 5339
Internet: http://dfa.gov.ph/main/

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Poland

Poland - National Organ

National Organ for the Hague Conference
c/o Embassy of Poland
Alexanderstraat 25
2514 JM THE HAGUE
tel.: +31 70 360 2806 / 7
fax: +31 70 360 2810

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Portugal

Portugal - National Organ

Direcção-Geral da Política de Justiça
Ministério da Justiça
Gabinete de Relações Internacionais
Avenida D. João II, n.º 1.08.01 E
Torre H, pisos 2/3
1990-097 LISBOA
Portugal
Tel. + 351 21 792 40 00
Fax: + 351 21 792 40 90
E-mail: gri@dgpj.mj.pt
Internet: www.dgpj.mj.pt

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 22 January 2013)


Republic of Korea

Republic of Korea - National Organ

Ministry of Foreign Affairs 
Treaties Division 
60, Sajik-ro 8-gil, Jongno-gu, 
SEOUL (Postal Code 03172) 
tel.: +82 (2) 2100 7519 
fax: +82 (2) 2100 7965 
e-mail: jikim20@mofa.go.kr

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Republic of Moldova

Republic of Moldova - National Organ

Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Moldova
Ms Stela Braniste
Head of International Relations and European Integration Division
Strada 31 August 1989 82,
Chișinău 2012,
Moldavië 
Tel: +373 (0)22 201 410 / +373 (0)22 201 412
Fax: +373 (0) 22 234 795
E-mail: stela.braniste@justice.gov.md
Website: www.justice.gov.md

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 5 August 2016)


Romania

Romania - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
Department of International Law and Treaties
Unit of judicial co-operation in civil and commercial matters
Strada Apollodor 17
Sector 5 BUCURESTI
Cod 050741
Romania
Tel: +40372041077, +403742041078 (director’s office)
Tel: +40372041083, +40372041217, +40372041218
Fax: +4037204 1079
Internet: http://www.just.ro/
E-mail: ddit@just.ro
Contact person: Viviana ONACA Ph.d., Director
Languages of communication: Romanian, English, French

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 22 January 2010)


Russian Federation

Russian Federation - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
14 Zhitnaya Ulitsa
MOSCOW 119991
Russian Federation
Internet: http://www.minjust.ru (in Russian only)

Contact persons:

  • Alexandra V. Dronova
    Director of the Department of International Law and Cooperation
    Tel.: +7 (495)980-18-29
    (languages of communication: Russian, English, French, Spanish)
  • Elizaveta D. Pomyaksheva
    Expert, Division of International Treaties, Department of International Law and Cooperation, Tel.: +7 (495) 677-06-86
    (language of communication: Russian, English)

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 1 April 2014)


Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia - National Organ

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Deputy Ministry for Consular Affairs

Contact person:

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Serbia

Serbia - National Organ

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Serbia
c/o Embassy of Serbia
Groot Hertoginnelaan 30
2517 EG THE HAGUE
Netherlands
tel.: +31 (70) 363-6800
fax: +31 (70) 360-2421

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Singapore

Singapore - National Organ

Ministry of Law
International Legal Division
100 High Street #08-02
The Treasury
Singapore
Tel: +65 6332 8826
Fax: +65 6332 8842
Email: MLAW_Intl_Legal@mlaw.gov.sg
Internet: www.mlaw.gov.sg

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Slovakia

Slovakia - National Organ

Ministerstvo spravodlivosti Slovenskej republiky
(Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic)
Odbor medzinárodného práva súkromného a procesného
(Private International Law Division)
Račianska 71
813 11 BRATISLAVA
Slovakia
Email: civil.inter.coop@justice.sk

Contact persons:

  • Mgr. Soňa Gálová
    phone : + 421 2 88891358
    (languages of communication: English)
  • Dr. Tatiana Hacková
    phone: + 421 2 88891258
    (languages of communication: French, German)

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Slovenia

Slovenia - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
c/o Ms Judita Dolžan, Ms Maja Čarni Pretnar
Župančičeva 3
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
tel.: +386 (1) 369 5618, +386 (1) 369 5207
e-mail: judita.dolzan@gov.si; maja.carni-pretnar@gov.si

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


South Africa

South Africa - National Organ

The Director General
Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
Private Bag X81
Corner of Paul Kruger and Pretorius Streets
PRETORIA
South Africa
tel.: +27 (12) 315 1111
fax: +27 (12) 321 1922
e-mail: PMoodley@justive.gov.za

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Spain

Spain - National Organ

Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores, Unión Europea y Cooperación
Dirección General de Españoles en el Exterior y de Asuntos Consulares
C/ Pechuán, 1
28002 Madrid
Spain

Tel +34 91 379 16 51
Fax+34 91 394 86 65
e-mail: sgajcv@maec.es; rosalia.tena@maec.es

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka - National Organ

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sri Lanka
Legal Division
PO Box 583
Republic Building
COLOMBO 1
Sri Lanka
Tel.: +94 (11) 234 3197
Fax: +94 (11) 243 3384
Email: legal@mfa.gov.lk

Contact Person:

  • Mr. C.A.H.M. Wijeratne
    Director General (Legal)

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 13 June 2016)


Suriname

Suriname - National Organ

The National Organ for the Hague Conference
Embassy of the Republic of Suriname
Alexander Gogelweg 2
2517 JH THE HAGUE
tel.: +31 70 365 0844
fax: +31 70 361 7445

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Sweden

Sweden - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
Division for Family and Business Law (L2)
103 33 STOCKHOLM
tel.: +46 (8) 405 1000
fax: +46 (8) 202 734
e-mail: ju.registrator@regeringskansliet.se

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Switzerland

Switzerland - National Organ

Office fédéral de la Justice (OFJ)
Bundesrain 20
3003 BERNE
Suisse
tel.: +41 (58) 463 88 64
fax: +41 (58) 462 78 64
e-mail: ipr@bj.admin.ch

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Thailand

Thailand - National Organ

1. International Affairs Division, Office of the Permanent Secretary for Justice,
Ministry of Justice, Chaengwattana Road, Laksi District,
Bangkok 10210, Thailand
Tel.: +66 2 141 4946
Fax: +66 2 143 8263
E- mail: hcch.thailand@moj.go.th

2. International Law Development Division, Department of Treaties and Legal Affairs,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sri Ayudhya Road,
Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Tel.: +66 2 203 5000 ext. 11066
Fax: +66 2 643 5041
E- mail: treaty04@mfa.mail.go.th

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Tunisia

Tunisia - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
Boulevard Bab Bnet
Tunis
Tunisia

Contact person:

  • Mr Mohamed ASKRI
    Procureur Général des affaires civiles
    Telephone: +216 71 57 23 40; +216 54 62 36 14
    Fax: +216 71 56 57 45
    Email: mohamed.askri@e-justice.tn

Languages spoken by staff: Arabic, French

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Türkiye

Türkiye - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
General Directorate for International Law and Foreign Relations
Adalet Bakanlığı Ek Binası
Namık Kemal Mah. Milli Müdafaa Caddesi No:22
Çankaya / Ankara Turkey
Tel. +90 (312) 414 80 51
Fax: +90 (312) 219 45 23
E-mail: diabgm@adalet.gov.tr
Website: www.diabgm.adalet.gov.tr

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Ukraine

Ukraine - National Organ

Ministry of Justice of Ukraine
Gorodetskogo Street, 13
KYIV 01001
Ukraine

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

United Kingdom - National Organ

Ministry of Justice
Post point 9.11,
102 Petty France
LONDON SW1H 9AJ

For information on the legalisation of documents, including requesting an Apostille, please go to:
www.gov.uk/get-document-legalised

For enquiries about legalisation, please email:
LegalisationEnquiries@fco.gov.uk

For enquiries about requests under the HCCH Service and Evidence Conventions, please contact the UK Central Authority for Service or the UK Central Authority for Evidence.

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


United States of America

United States of America - National Organ

Office of Private International Law
Office of the Legal Adviser
Department of State
2430 E Street, NW
Room 357, South Building
WASHINGTON, DC 20037-2851
United States of America

N.B.
Le rôle des Organes nationaux est de garantir la communication entre les Membres et le Bureau Permanent (Secrétariat) de la Conférence de La Haye, et non pas de communiquer avec le public.
Les questions concernant une Convention spécifique peuvent être adressées à une Autorité centrale ou à une Autorité compétente désignée par un État pour une Convention en particulier. Les coordonnées de ces autorités sont disponibles sur la page web consacrée à la Convention en question. Si des conseils juridiques sont requis, l'aide d'un avocat spécialisé dans le domaine en question pourrait s’avérer nécessaire.
Le Bureau Permanent ne répond pas aux questions juridiques émanant de personnes privées ou de praticiens du droit concernant le fonctionnement des différentes Conventions de La Haye.


Uruguay

Uruguay - National Organ

Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores
Dirección de Asuntos de Derecho Internacional
Colonia 1206 - 5º Piso
11100 Montevideo
Tel.: +598 2902 1010 ext. 72236
E-mail: derecho.internacional@mrree.gub.uy / marcos.dotta@mrree.gub.uy
c/o Dr. Marcos Dotta Salgueiro, Director

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan - National Organ

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Treaty-Law Department
3, Amir Temur Street
100000 Tashkent
Uzbekistan
tel.: +99871 233 81 07
e-mail: dpu@mfa.uz

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

Venezuela - National Organ

National Organ for the Hague Conference
Ministerio del Poder Popular para Relaciones Exteriores
Oficina de Relaciones Consulares
(Ministry of People's Power of Foreign Affairs
Office of Consular Affairs)

Avenida Urdaneta
Esquina Carmelitas a Puente Llaguno
Piso 1 del Edificio Anexo a la Torre MRE
Caracas, 1010
República Bolivariana de Venezuela

Telephone: +58 (212) 8064449/802-8000 Ext. 6701-6713
E-mail: relaciones.consulares@mppre.gob.ve
Website: www.mppre.gob.ve

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.

(This page was last updated on 27 September 2016)


Viet Nam

Viet Nam - National Organ

Ministry of Justice of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
International Law Department
60 Tran Phu Street
Ba Dinh
HANOI
Viet Nam
Tel: (+84) (24) 62739451
Email: haguevietnam@moj.gov.vn

N.B.
The purpose of National Organs is the communication between the Members and the HCCH’s Permanent Bureau (Secretariat). They are not intended for communications with the public.
Questions concerning a specific Convention may be directed to a Central or Competent Authority designated by a State for a particular Convention. The details of those authorities are available on the webpage relating to the specific Convention. If legal advice is required, assistance from a qualified lawyer may be necessary.
The Permanent Bureau does not respond to legal queries from private persons or legal practitioners concerning the operation of the various Hague Conventions.


Non-Member Parties of the Organisation