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


View and/or print full status report

Last update: 20-VII-2016
Number of Contracting States to this Convention: 71

Members of the Organisation

States S 1 R/A/S2 Type3 EIF4 EXT5 Auth6 Res/D/N7
Albania 1-XI-2006 A 1-VII-2007 3
Argentina 2-II-2001 A 1-XII-2001 2 D,Res 5,10,15,16
Armenia 27-VI-2012 A 1-II-2013 1
Australia 15-III-2010 A 1-XI-2010 7 5 D 5,8,9,10,15,16,17,29
Belarus 6-VI-1997 A 1-II-1998 1
Belgium 21-I-1966 19-XI-1970 R 18-I-1971 2 D 8,15,16
Bosnia and Herzegovina 16-VI-2008 A 1-II-2009 1
Bulgaria 23-XI-1999 A 1-VIII-2000 3 D 5,8,10,15,16
Canada 26-IX-1988 A 1-V-1989 4 D 15,16
China, People's Republic of 6-V-1991 A 1-I-1992 8 D,N 5,8,10,15,16
Costa Rica 16-III-2016 A 1-X-2016
Croatia 28-II-2006 A 1-XI-2006 3 D,Res 5,6,8,9,10,15,16
Cyprus 26-X-1982 A 1-VI-1983 4 D 8,10,15,16
Czech Republic 28-I-1993 Su 1-I-1993 4 D,Res 8,10,15,29
Denmark 7-I-1969 2-VIII-1969 R 1-X-1969 3 D 10,15,16
Egypt 1-III-1966 12-XII-1968 R 10-II-1969 1 Res 8,10
Estonia 2-II-1996 A 1-X-1996 1 D 10,15,16
Finland 15-XI-1965 11-IX-1969 R 10-XI-1969 2 D 2,9,10
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 23-XII-2008 A 1-IX-2009 1 D,Res 5,6,8,9,10,15,16,21
France 12-I-1967 3-VII-1972 R 1-IX-1972 1 3 D 8,15,16
Germany 15-XI-1965 27-IV-1979 R 26-VI-1979 3 D 5,8,10,15,16
Greece 20-VII-1983 20-VII-1983 R 18-IX-1983 1 D 8,10,15
Hungary 13-VII-2004 A 1-IV-2005 3 D 2,5,6,8,9,10,15,16
Iceland 10-XI-2008 A 1-VII-2009 1 D,Res 10,15,16
India 23-XI-2006 A 1-VIII-2007 1 D,Res 8,10,15,16
Ireland 20-X-1989 5-IV-1994 R 4-VI-1994 3 D,Res 10,15
Israel 25-XI-1965 14-VIII-1972 R 13-X-1972 2 D,Res 10,16
Italy 25-I-1979 25-XI-1981 R 24-I-1982 3 D 5,12
Japan 12-III-1970 28-V-1970 R 27-VII-1970 3 D 10,15
Korea, Republic of 13-I-2000 A 1-VIII-2000 2 D,Res 8,10,15
Latvia 28-III-1995 A 1-XI-1995 4 D 5,8,10,15
Lithuania 2-VIII-2000 A 1-VI-2001 3 D,Res 8,10,15,16
Luxembourg 27-X-1971 9-VII-1975 R 7-IX-1975 1 D,Res 5,8,15,16
Malta 24-II-2011 A 1-X-2011 1 D 8,10
Mexico 2-XI-1999 A 1-VI-2000 2 D 5,6,7,8,10,12,15,16
Monaco 1-III-2007 A 1-XI-2007 2 D 8,10,15,16
Montenegro 16-I-2012 A 1-IX-2012 2 D 8,10,15
Morocco 24-III-2011 A 1-XI-2011 1
Netherlands 15-XI-1965 3-XI-1975 R 2-I-1976 1 5 D 15,16
Norway 15-X-1968 2-VIII-1969 R 1-X-1969 3 D,Res 8,10,15,16
Poland 13-II-1996 A 1-IX-1996 4 Res 8,10
Portugal 5-VII-1971 27-XII-1973 R 25-II-1974 2 D 8,15,16
Republic of Moldova 4-VII-2012 A 1-II-2013 2 D,Res 5,8,15,16
Romania 21-VIII-2003 A 1-IV-2004 2 D 8,16
Russian Federation 1-V-2001 A 1-XII-2001 4 D,Res 2,3,5,6,8,9,10,12,15
Serbia 2-VII-2010 A 1-II-2011 2 D 5,6,8,10,15,16
Slovakia 15-III-1993 Su 1-I-1993 4 D 8,10,15,29
Slovenia 18-IX-2000 A 1-VI-2001 1 D,Res 8,10,15,16
Spain 21-X-1976 4-VI-1987 R 3-VIII-1987 3 D 15,16
Sri Lanka 31-VIII-2000 A 1-VI-2001 3 D 7,8,10,15
Sweden 4-II-1969 2-VIII-1969 R 1-X-1969 2 D 5,10
Switzerland 21-V-1985 2-XI-1994 R 1-I-1995 3 D,Res 1,5,8,10,15
Turkey 11-VI-1968 28-II-1972 R 28-IV-1972 3 Res,D 8,10,15,16
Ukraine 1-II-2001 A 1-XII-2001 3 D,Res 8,10,15,16
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 10-XII-1965 17-XI-1967 R 10-II-1969 14 4 D 2,5,10,15,16,18
United States of America 15-XI-1965 24-VIII-1967 R 10-II-1969 1 1 D 2,15,16,29
Venezuela 29-X-1993 A 1-VII-1994 1 D,Res 5,8,10,1516
Viet Nam 16-III-2016 A 1-X-2016 1 D,N

Non-Member States of the Organisation

States S 1 R/A/S2 Type3 EIF4 EXT5 Auth6 Res/D/N7
Antigua and Barbuda 1-V-1985 Su 1-XI-1981 1
Bahamas 17-VI-1997 A 1-II-1998 1
Barbados 10-II-1969 A 1-X-1969 1
Belize 8-IX-2009 A 1-V-2010 1
Botswana 10-II-1969 A 1-IX-1969 3 D 5,10,15
Colombia 10-IV-2013 A 1-XI-2013 1 D 7
Kazakhstan 15-X-2015 A 1-VI-2016 D 5,16
Kuwait 8-V-2002 A 1-XII-2002 3 D,Res 6,8,9,10,15,16,18
Malawi 24-IV-1972 A 1-XII-1972 1
Pakistan 7-XII-1988 A 1-VIII-1989 3 D 8,15,16
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6-I-2005 Su 27-X-1979 3 D 5,10,15
San Marino 15-IV-2002 A 1-XI-2002 3 D 8,10,15
Seychelles 18-XI-1980 A 1-VII-1981 1 D 8,10,15,16

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) Authorities per Convention = Designation of Authorities
7) Res/D/N = Reservations, declarations or notifications