No More Legalization: The Influence of Apostille Convention Entry Documents after It Takes Effect in China


by Jasmine Liu, Senior Associate
IPO Pang Shenjun PLLC
Shanghai, China
Email: [email protected]

On November 7, 2023, the Convention on Abolishing the Requirements of
Legalization of Foreign Public Documents (here in after referred to as the “Apostille
Convention”) entered into force between China and other contracting states that have
not raised objections to China’s accession. So far, there are 124 contracting states to
the Apostille Convention. The entry into force of Apostille Convention will greatly
facilitate and simplify the procedures of cross-border circulation of public documents.