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.

Note:

The Arab Republic of Egypt are not signatory to the "Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents". Consequently, official documents certified by Apostille, have no legal force in the Arab Republic of Egypt and are not exempted from legalization procedure.

LEGALIZATION OF EGYPTIAN DOCUMENTS TO BE USED IN RUSSIA

Egyptian documents, which are intended for use in the Russian Federation, should be legalized by the Russian Consular Section of the Russian Embassy in Cairo of the Russian Consulate General in Alexandria after passing the legalization procedure in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt or its offices in the governorates:

http://www.mfa.gov.eg/Arabic/ConsularServices/TravelGuide/Ratifications/Pages/Default.aspx

Documents drawn up or properly certified by the consulates of foreign states in the Russian Federation are to be legalized by the Consular Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

LEGALIZATION OF RUSSIAN DOCUMENTS TO BE USED IN EGYPT

Documents drawn up by the Russian authorities and intended for use the Arab Republic of Egypt 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 Egyptian Embassy in Moscow legalizes the document (confirms authenticity of the seal and signature of the Russian Foreign Ministry).

THE CONSULAR FEES FOR LEGALIZATION

Egyptian citizens – 780 eg.pounds.