General information

In the diplomatic missions and consulates of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the notary acts shall be carried out by authorized officials - consuls.


Consuls carry out the following notary acts:


1) approve deals and powers of attorney excluding the alienation of immovable property situated in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the pledge agreement;

2) take measures for the protection of inherited property;

3) issue certificates of inheritance;

4) issue certificates of share ownership in the common property of the spouses;

5) confirm the accuracy of the copies of the documents and extracts from the documents;

6) confirm the authenticity of signatures in the documents;

7) confirm the accuracy of the translation of documents from one language to another;

8) confirm the fact of the person being alive;

9) confirm that the person is in a certain place;

10) confirm the identity of the person in the photo;

11) approve the date of submission of the documents;

12) accept the obligation of the obligation, deposit money, securities and testaments;

13) keep executive records;

14) accept documents for storage;

15) draw up sea protests;

16) provide evidences.


In addition, the consular officer may draft transactions, petitions and other documents, make copies of documents and extracts from them, give advice on the conduct of notarial acts, and request from individuals and legal entities documents and information to carry out those acts.


A consul can not carry out notary acts for himself, on his own behalf and on behalf of his/her spouse, his own and on behalf of his/her spouse’s relatives (parents, children, grandchildren, grandparents, as well as brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts), on their children’s behalf and on behalf of these persons, and on behalf of the employee working with that consul.


Clerical affairs on the notary activity is carried out in the state language of the Republic of Azerbaijan.


If a person applying for a notary acts does not know the language of clerical proceedings or asks for a notary acts to be conducted in any language, a consul may draft the texts of the documents in the desired language, or the translator interprets the document in the language that he/she is familiar with.


If a person does not know the language of the document, s/he signs the document in the language s/he knows.

Notary acts is carried out only after payment of state fee is made.

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