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Ministry of Justice and Public Administration of the Republic of Croatia
|Address:||Ministry of Justice and Public Administration of the Republic of Croatia
Service for International Legal Assistance and Judicial Cooperation in Civil Matters
Ulica Grada Vukovara 49
10 000 ZAGREB
|Telephone:||+385 (1) 3714 558|
|Fax:||+385 (1) 3714 559|
|Contact person:||Mr Lovro Balaša
Ms Dragana Milunić Pakozdi
|Languages spoken by staff:||Croatian, English|
|Ministry of Justice and Administration|
|Methods of service
Formal Service (Art. 5(1)(a))
Documents shall be served by e- mail, or through a particular court officer or court employee, through the competent administrative body, a notary public or directly by the court or electronic channels, according to the special law.
|Documents served pursuant to Article 5, paragraph 1, should be accompanied by a translation into Croatian language.
Click here to read all the declarations made by Croatia under the Service Convention.
|Costs relating to execution of the request for service
|Croatia bears the costs for the service of documents.|
|Time for execution of request:||2-4 months|
|Judicial officers, officials or other competent persons
|Republic of Croatia opposed to the mode of service specified in Art. 10.|
|Oppositions and declarations
|Click here to read all the declarations made by this State under the Service Convention.|
|Art. 15(2):||Declaration of applicability|
|Art. 16(3):||Declaration of applicability|
|Derogatory channels (bilateral or multilateral agreements or internal law permitting other transmission channels)
(Arts. 11, 19, 24 and 25)
Information may not be complete or fully updated – please contact the relevant authorities to verify this information.
Bilateral agreements on mutual legal assistance in civil matters: Bosnia & Herzegovina (Split, 26 February 1996 and Split,17 June 2002); North Macedonia (Skopje, 2 September 1994); Russian Federation (Moscow, 24 February 1962); Serbia (Belgrade, 15 September 1997); Turkey (Ankara, 10 February1999).
The Regulation (EC) No 1393/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the service in the Member States of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters (service of documents applies between all Member States of the European Union (e- Justice Portal)
(Arts 6, 9)
|Art 6.: See here.
Art. 9: See here.
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