Hague Conference on Private International Law
The Apostille Convention only applies if both the State in whose territory the public document was executed (the "State of execution") and the State in whose territory the public document is to be produced (the "State of destination") are State Parties (i.e., Contracting States for which the Convention is actually in force).
The designated Competent Authorities in Greece for apostille stamp are:
- The Regions for all documents issued by the offices of the Regional Self Government.
- The Decentralized Administrations , for all documents issued by:
The public civil services of the Regions that do not fall under the competence of the Regional Self Governement;
Legal Entities of Public Law;
First degree Local Governement Organizations;
The Registry Offices.
- For judicial documents, the First Instance Court of the region where the issuing authority is seated.