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NOTARIZATION OF SIGNATURES FOR THE POWER OF ATTORNEY OR STATEMENT

CERTIFYING PHOTOCOPY OF A DOCUMENT

CERTIFYING STATEMENT OF INHERITOR OR POWER OF ATTORNEY RELATED TO REAL ESTATE IN SERBIA

POWER OF ATTORNEY IN THE FORM OF NOTARY’S RECORD

SAMPLES OF STATEMENT AND POWER OF ATTORNEY

USEFUL LINKS

 

NOTARIZATION OF SIGNATURES FOR THE POWER OF ATTORNEY OR STATEMENT

Notarization of signatures on private documents which are in Serbian language (authorization, power of attorney or statement) for use in the Republic of Serbia can be done at the Consulate General on the basis of valid identification document of the Republic of Serbia (passport or personal ID card). The document must be signed at the Consulate General.

The consular fee for notarization of a signature is 65 dollars. Two signatures of the same person on the document is additional 30 dollars. Notarization of the third and each subsequent signature on the same document is 17 dollars each. If the document requires signatures of two persons on the same document, consular fee is 101 dollars. Consular fee is payable in cash.

If the individual giving authorization, power of attorney or statement is not able to personally come to the Consulate General, private documents can be signed before the American Notary Public and then the same must be certified by an Apostille seal issued by the Secretary of State of the federal state in which said Notary Public is registered. More about certification with the Apostille seal can be found here.

 

CERTIFYING PHOTOCOPY OF A DOCUMENT

The Consulate General can certify a photocopy of the document. In this case it is necessary to submit the original document and a photocopy of the same. The consular fee for the certification of a photocopy is 48 dollars.

 

CERTIFYING STATEMENT OF INHERITOR OR POWER OF ATTORNEY RELATED TO REAL ESTATE IN SERBIA

The power of attorney regarding real estate in Serbia or statement of inheritor can be notarized at the Consulate General within the legal format that includes a clause on certification of document (solemnization clause). Personal presence of the individual giving authorization, power of attorney or statement is mandatory in order to be identified on the basis of valid identification document of the Republic of Serbia (passport or personal ID card). If the individual giving authorization, power of attorney or statement does not hold a valid identity document of the Republic of Serbia, the identity can be determined by inspecting the US identification document (passport or green card). The individual giving authorization, power of attorney or statement must submit the appropriate text of authorization, power of attorney or statement that was made by a qualified person in Serbia (attorney). The authorization, power of attorney or statement must be signed at the Consulate General. Consular fee is payable in cash in the amount of 65 dollars.

The process of notarization of power of attorney or statement of inheritor with a clause on certification of the document may take over 30 minutes. For this kind of service Consulate General recommends making an appointment via e-mail or phone.
Given that the personal presence is necessary, authorization, power of attorney regarding real estate  in Serbia or statement of inheritor may be signed at any one of the diplomatic and consular missions in the US:  Embassy in Washington, DC or consulates general in New York and Chicago. 

For additional information regarding the following please contact Consulate General:

- If the individual giving authorization, power of attorney or statement of inheritor is not able to read and sign the document;
- If the individual giving authorization, power of attorney or statement of inheritor does not know Serbian language.

 

POWER OF ATTORNEY IN THE FORM OF NOTARY’S RECORD

The power of attorney regarding real estate in Serbia can be made at the Consulate General in the form of a notary public record. Personal presence of the individual giving power of attorney is required and must be identified on the basis of valid identification document of the Republic of Serbia (passport or personal ID card). If the individual giving power of attorney does not hold a valid identity document of the Republic of Serbia, the identity can be determined by inspecting the US identification document (passport or green card).
The individual giving power of attorney must submit the draft of power of attorney that was made by a qualified person in Serbia (attorney). The power of attorney must be signed at the Consulate General. Consular fee is payable in cash in the amount of 101 dollars.

The process of notarization of power of attorney in the form of notary’s record may take over 30 minutes. For this kind of service Consulate General recommends making an appointment via e-mail or phone.

Given that the personal presence is necessary, power of attorney may be signed at any one of the diplomatic and consular missions in the US:  Embassy in Washington, DC or consulates general in New York and Chicago.  

 

SAMPLES OF STATEMENT AND POWER OF ATTORNEY

The forms listed below are intended to serve only as a sample. Consulate General has no responsibility regarding the use of the same, and advises that the power of attorney or statement should be made by qualified persons.
 

  • Statement of Recognition Paternity (MS Word or PDF format)
  • Authorization (MS Word or PDF  format)
  • Authorization regarding motorized vehicle (MS Word or  PDF format)
  • Authorization for Dissolution of Marriage (MS Word or PDF format)

 

USEFUL LINKS

Legalization

 

For more information, please contact Consulate General.