LEGALIZATION OF DOCUMENTS

The consular legalization of the documents issued in foreign countries and intended for use in the Russian Federation is being provided by the Russian consulates in these countries.

In accordance with international practice legalization of passports and equivalent documents, as well as documents that are directly related to commercial or customs operations (accounts, documents on the movement of goods across the border, an agreement on the supply of goods and services, various operations and calculations customs declarations, etc.) is not required.

 

Legalization of Saudian documents to be used in Russia

Saudian documents, which are intended for use in the Russian Federation, should be legalized by the Russian Consulate General in Jeddah after passing the legalization procedure in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of  Saudi Arabia (Jeddah office).

 

Legalization of Russian documents to be used in Saudi Arabia

Documents drawn up by the Russian authorities and intended for use in the Kingdom of  Saudi Arabia should be legalized with the following scheme:

1) The Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation certifies a document;

2) Consular Department of Russian Foreign Ministry confirms authenticity of the seal and signature of the Russian Justice Ministry official on the document;

4) The Consular Section of the Saudian Embassy in Moscow legalizes the document (confirms authenticity of the seal and signature of the Russian Foreign Ministry).