Armenia - Autoridad central e información práctica

Central Authority:

Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia

Contact details:

Address: 0010
3/8 Vazgen Sargsyan street
Republic of Armenia
Telephone: +37410594 029
General website:
Contact person: Mrs. Armenuhi HARUTYUNYAN
Languages spoken by staff: Armenian, Russian, English


Practical Information:

Forwarding authorities
(Art. 3(1)):
Competent courts of the Republic of Armenia examining civil cases are competent to forward a request for the service of documents to the executing country through the channel of Central Authority
Methods of service
(Art. 5(1)(2)):
Documents are received in the Central Authority and forwarded to the Judicial Department for further dispatch to the competent court for the execution of the request.
In accordance with the Civil Procedure Law, documents can be served using:
1. ordinary mail;
2. by electronic mail;
3. by hand
Translation requirements
(Art. 5(3)):
The documents preferable shall be accompanied by a certified translation into the Armenian language.
Costs relating to execution of the request for service
(Art. 12):
Republic of Armenia do not charge fees for service.
Time for execution of request: The service of documents is usually processed within six months excluding the time required for shipment.
Judicial officers, officials or other competent persons
(Art. 10(b))
The service of judicial documents is done through the Central Authority.
Oppositions and declarations
(Art. 21(2)):
Art. 8(2): Opposition
Art. 10(a): Opposition
Art. 10(b): Opposition
Art. 10(c): Opposition
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.
The Republic of Armenia is a State party to the CIS [Commonwealth of Independent States] Convention of January 22, 1993 on Legal Assistance and Legal Relations in Civil, Family and Criminal Matters and its Protocol of 6 March 1998 which also permits using diplomatic channels.
Useful links:  
Competent authorities
(Arts 6, 9)
Competent courts of Armenia, Ministry of Justice of Armenia
Other authorities
(Art. 18)

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