Estonia

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 19-IV-1996 18-VI-1996
Denmark 23-IV-1996 22-VI-1996
Slovakia 26-IV-1996 25-VI-1996
Israel 1-V-1996 30-VI-1996
Italy 7-V-1996 6-VII-1996
Finland 6-VI-1996 5-VIII-1996
Netherlands 17-VI-1996 16-VIII-1996
Germany 2-VII-1996 31-VIII-1996
United States of America 12-IX-1996 11-XI-1996
Norway 21-X-1996 20-XII-1996
Australia 11-XI-1996 10-I-1997
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 23-XII-1996 21-II-1997
Cyprus 15-I-1997 16-III-1997
Sweden 12-II-1997 13-IV-1997
Singapore 5-III-1997 4-V-1997
Spain 26-III-1997 25-V-1997
Mexico 27-V-1997 26-VII-1997
Argentina 23-VII-1997 21-IX-1997
Czech Republic 14-XI-1997 13-I-1998
Switzerland 12-V-1998 11-VII-1998
Portugal 11-IV-2001 8-VI-2001
Latvia 28-VII-2004 26-IX-2004
France 16-XII-2004 14-II-2005
Greece 29-IX-2005 28-XI-2005
Monaco 5-I-2009 6-III-2009
Entry into force between Estonia and Entry into force
Luxembourg 18-VI-1996
Denmark 22-VI-1996
Slovakia 25-VI-1996
Israel 30-VI-1996
Italy 6-VII-1996
Finland 5-VIII-1996
Netherlands 16-VIII-1996
Germany 31-VIII-1996
United States of America 11-XI-1996
Norway 20-XII-1996
Australia 10-I-1997
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 21-II-1997
Cyprus 16-III-1997
Sweden 13-IV-1997
Singapore 4-V-1997
Spain 25-V-1997
Mexico 26-VII-1997
Argentina 21-IX-1997
Czech Republic 13-I-1998
Switzerland 11-VII-1998
Portugal 8-VI-2001
Latvia 26-IX-2004
France 14-II-2005
Greece 28-XI-2005
Monaco 6-III-2009
Costa Rica 10-XI-2017
Kuwait 10-XI-2017
Liechtenstein 10-XI-2017
Malta 10-XI-2017
Morocco 10-XI-2017
Montenegro 10-XI-2017
Seychelles 10-XI-2017
Bulgaria 12-II-2002
China, People's Republic of 12-II-2002
Poland 12-II-2002
Slovenia 12-II-2002
Sri Lanka 12-II-2002
Lithuania 12-II-2002
South Africa 12-II-2002
Ukraine 12-II-2002
Russian Federation 12-II-2002
Albania 25-III-2011
Belarus 25-III-2011
Bosnia and Herzegovina 25-III-2011
Croatia 25-III-2011
Hungary 25-III-2011
Iceland 25-III-2011
India 25-III-2011
Korea, Republic of 25-III-2011
Romania 25-III-2011
Serbia 25-III-2011
Republic of North Macedonia 25-III-2011
Andorra 10-XI-2017
Armenia 10-XI-2017
Brazil 10-XI-2017
Colombia 10-XI-2017

Netherlands - Entry into force

(for the Kingdom in Europe and Aruba)

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

(acceptance also for the Dependent Territories of Anguilla, the Cayman Islands, the Channel Islands, the Sovereign Base Areas of Cyprus, the Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, [Hong Kong] and the Isle of Man)

Costa Rica - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Costa Rica's accession on 11 September 2017)

Kuwait - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Kuwait's accession on 11 September 2017)

Liechtenstein - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Liechtenstein's accession on 11 September 2017)

Malta - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Malta's accession on 11 September 2017)

Morocco - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Morocco's accession on 11 September 2017)

Montenegro - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Montenegro's accession on 11 September 2017)

Seychelles - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted the Seychelles' accession on 11 September 2017)

Bulgaria - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Bulgaria's accession on 14 December 2001)

China, People's Republic of - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted the People's Republic of China's accession on 14 December 2001)

Poland - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Poland's accession on 14 December 2001)

Slovenia - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Slovenia's accession on 14 December 2001)

Sri Lanka - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Sri Lanka's accession on 14 December 2001)

Lithuania - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Lithuania's accession on 14 December 2001)

South Africa - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted South Africa's accession on 14 December 2001)

Ukraine - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Ukraine's accession on 14 December 2001)

Russian Federation - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted the Russian Federation's accession on 14 December 2001)

Albania - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted the accession of Albania on 24 January 2011)

Belarus - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted the accession of Belarus on 24 January 2011)

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted the accession of Bosnia and Herzegovina on 24 January 2011)

Croatia - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted the accession of Croatia on 24 January 2011)

Hungary - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted the accession of Hungary on 24 January 2011)

Iceland - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted the accession of Iceland on 24 January 2011)

India - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted the accession of India on 24 January 2011)

Korea, Republic of - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted the accession of the Republic of Korea on 24 January 2011)

Romania - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted the accession of Romania on 24 January 2011)

Serbia - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted the accession of Serbia on 24 January 2011)

Republic of North Macedonia - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted the accession of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on 24 January 2011)

Andorra - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Andorra's accession on 11 September 2017)

Armenia - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Armenia's accession on 11 September 2017)

Brazil - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Brazil's accession on 11 September 2017)

Colombia - Entry into force

(Estonia accepted Colombia's accession on 11 September 2017)