Countries That Are Members of the Hague Convention

Three countries joined the Apostille Convention in 2016: Brazil, Chile and Morocco.

The following countries are members of the Hague Convention of 1961 and can, therefore, receive an apostille from NY State or any other US state:

A
Albania
Andorra
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Aruba
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan

B
Bahamas
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Bermuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria

 C
Chile
Colombia
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic

D
Denmark
Dominican Republic
Dominica

E
Ecuador
El Salvador
Estonia

F
Fiji
Finland
France
FYR of Macedonia

G
Georgia
Germany
Greece
Grenada

H
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hungary

I
Iceland
India
Ireland
Israel
Italy

J
Japan

K
Kazakhstan
Korea, Republic of
Kyrgyzstan

L
Latvia
Lesotho
Liberia
Lichtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg

M
Macao (China)
Malawi
Malaysia
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Mexico
Moldova (Republic of)
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco

N
Namibia
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niue
Norway

o
Oman

P
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Poland
Portugal

R
Romania
Russian Federation

S
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Samoa
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
Spain
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland

T
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Turkey

U
Ukraine
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United States of America
Uruguay
Uzbekistan

V
Vanuatu
Venezuela

Countries not listed here can receive certification by the Secretary of State, but not what is known as an “apostille.”