Bulgaria

Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters

Accession accepted by Date of acceptance Entry into force
Luxembourg 23-VII-2000 21-IX-2000
Slovakia 31-VII-2000 29-IX-2000
Germany 1-III-2001 30-IV-2001
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 7-III-2001 6-V-2001
Australia 8-III-2001 7-V-2001
Spain 14-VI-2001 13-VIII-2001
Argentina 23-VII-2001 21-IX-2001
Portugal 12-X-2001 11-XII-2001
Estonia 14-XII-2001 12-II-2002
Switzerland 11-I-2002 12-III-2002
United States of America 25-II-2002 26-IV-2002
Sweden 16-V-2002 15-VII-2002
Israel 29-V-2002 28-VII-2002
Norway 30-V-2002 29-VII-2002
Finland 6-XII-2002 4-II-2003
Poland 20-XII-2002 18-II-2003
Denmark 24-II-2003 25-IV-2003
China, People's Republic of 26-VI-2003 25-VIII-2003
Latvia 28-VII-2004 26-IX-2004
France 16-XII-2004 14-II-2005
Greece 29-IX-2005 28-XI-2005
Cyprus 31-V-2006 30-VII-2006
Netherlands 29-VIII-2007 28-X-2007
Monaco 5-I-2009 6-III-2009
Turkey 15-I-2010 16-III-2010
Czech Republic 4-III-2011 3-V-2011
Mexico 6-VIII-2013 5-X-2013
Entry into force between Bulgaria and Entry into force
Luxembourg 21-IX-2000
Slovakia 29-IX-2000
Germany 30-IV-2001
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 6-V-2001
Australia 7-V-2001
Spain 13-VIII-2001
Argentina 21-IX-2001
Portugal 11-XII-2001
Estonia 12-II-2002
Switzerland 12-III-2002
United States of America 26-IV-2002
Sweden 15-VII-2002
Israel 28-VII-2002
Norway 29-VII-2002
Finland 4-II-2003
Poland 18-II-2003
Denmark 25-IV-2003
China, People's Republic of 25-VIII-2003
Latvia 26-IX-2004
France 14-II-2005
Greece 28-XI-2005
Cyprus 30-VII-2006
Netherlands 28-X-2007
Monaco 6-III-2009
Turkey 16-III-2010
Czech Republic 3-V-2011
Mexico 5-X-2013
India 26-XII-2008
Lithuania 3-XI-2001
Belarus 1-V-2004
Russian Federation 1-V-2004
Kuwait 1-V-2004
Romania 1-V-2004
Slovenia 1-V-2004
Sri Lanka 1-V-2004
Ukraine 12-VIII-2001
Iceland 30-III-2009
Liechtenstein 30-III-2009
Croatia 21-III-2010
Republic of North Macedonia 21-III-2010
Hungary 21-III-2010
Seychelles 21-III-2010
Korea, Republic of 27-VII-2010
Albania 13-XI-2010
Serbia 13-XI-2010
Malta 3-II-2013
Morocco 3-II-2013
Colombia 25-X-2013
Montenegro 25-X-2013
Armenia 10-V-2015
Brazil 15-VIII-2017
Kazakhstan 15-VIII-2017
Andorra 30-III-2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina 26-XII-2008

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Entry into force

By a Note dated 9 February 1995 and received on 21 February 1995, the Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland informed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands that, unless otherwise stated, in future the acceptance by the United Kingdom of the accession of any State to the Convention shall also be acceptance in respect of all the territories for the international relations of which the United Kingdom is responsible and to which the application of the Convention has been extended.

China, People's Republic of - Entry into force

(accepted also for the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao)

India - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted India's accession on 27 October 2008)

Lithuania - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted Lithuania's accession on 4 September 2001)

Belarus - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted Belarus' accession on 2 March 2004)

Russian Federation - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the Russian Federation's accession on 2 March 2004)

Kuwait - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted Kuwait's accession on 2 March 2004)

Romania - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted Romania's accession on 2 March 2004)

Slovenia - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted Slovenia's accession on 2 March 2004)

Sri Lanka - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted Sri Lanka's accession on 2 March 2004)

Ukraine - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted Ukraine's accession on 13 June 2001)

Iceland - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the accession of Iceland on 29 January 2009)

Liechtenstein - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the accession of Liechtenstein on 29 January 2009)

Croatia - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the accession of Croatia on 20 January 2010)

Republic of North Macedonia - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the accession of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on 20 January 2010)

Hungary - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the accession of Hungary on 20 January 2010)

Seychelles - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the accession of Seychelles on 20 January 2010)

Korea, Republic of - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the accession of the Republic of Korea on 28 May 2010)

Albania - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the accession of Albania on 14 September 2010)

Serbia - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the accession of Serbia on 14 September 2010)

Malta - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the accession of Malta on 5 December 2012)

Morocco - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the accession of Morocco on 5 December 2012)

Colombia - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the accession of Colombia on 26 August 2013)

Montenegro - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the accession of Montenegro on 26 August 2013)

Armenia - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the accession of Armenia on 11 March 2015)

Brazil - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted Brazil's accession on 16 June 2017)

Kazakhstan - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted Kazakhstan's accession on 16 June 2017)

Andorra - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted the accession of Andorra on 29 January 2018)

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Entry into force

(Bulgaria accepted Bosnia and Herzegovina's accession on 27 October 2008)