Legalization exemptions were made possible thanks to specific agreements between countries worldwide.

The legalization of documents is not required for acts and/or certificates which are issued by the countries that have signed the relative agreements. Please find below a list of International Agreements in terms of legalization exemptions. Each denomination of agreement is followed by the countries which have signed the mentioned convention.

Legalization exemptions: list of International Agreements

1. Convention between Italy and San Marino (March 31, 1939):

Italy, San Marino.

2. Paris Convention (September 27, 1956):

Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland and Turkey.

3. Luxembourg Convention (September 27, 1957):

Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland and Turkey.

4. Agreement between Italy and Switzerland (November 16, 1966):

Italy, Switzerland.

5. London Convention (June 7, 1968):

Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Great Britain (including Isle of Man), Greece, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malta, Moldova, Norway, the Netherlands (including Netherlands Antilles, Aruba), Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey.

6. Convention between Italy and Germany (June 7, 1969):

Italy, Germany.

7. Vienna Convention (September 8, 1976):

Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Croatia, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey.

8. Athens Convention (September 15, 1977):

Austria, France, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain and Turkey.

9. Munich Convention (September 5, 1980):

Austria, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Moldova, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey.

10. Agreement between Italy and Spain (October 10, 1983):

Italy, Spain.

11. Brussels Convention (May 25, 1987):

Belgium, Denmark (except for Greenland and Fær Øer Islands), Estonia, France, Ireland, Italy and Latvia.

12. Agreement between Italy and Argentina (December 9, 1987):

Italy, Argentina.

13. Agreement between Italy and Austria (March 29, 1990):

Italy, Austria.

14. Agreement between Italy and Hungary (May 26, 1977):

Italy, Hungary.

15. Regulation (EU) 2016/1191:

EU countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Hungary).



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