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The Embassy legalizes the following:
  • Documents issued in Nigeria which must have been authenticated by the Consular and Legal Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja. Documents include birth certificates, educational certificates, affidavits, police character report e.t.c
  • School diplomas issued in Hungary and authenticated by the appropriate authority (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education)
  • Certificate of free sale or pharmaceutical products which has to be translated in English and authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the respective country where document was issued. Please note that a Notary stamp is not acceptable.
  • Any other documents not listed above which must be translated into English and authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the respective country. Documents issued in Hungary can be authenticated at the Consular Section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1027 Budapest, Nagy Imre tér 4. See link; http://konzuliszolgalat.kormany.hu/contact
  • Written official letter to the Consular Department from the individual or the company requesting the Embassy to legalize the documents.
  • Copy of Nigerian passport (Not applicable to non Nigerians and companies)
  • Copy of Residence Permit (where applicable)
  • Submission of the relevant documents to be legalized
  • Original MKB Bank slip of legalization fee paid into the Embassy account at MKB Bank or evidence of Bank Transfer. See information on Consular fee payment
  • Letter of authorisation if the documents will be submitted on your behalf
  • Documents for legalization can be submitted in person, through a proxy and sent through courier services. (DHL, UPS etc).
  • If sending via courier, you will also need to arrange for the documents to be picked up from the Embassy after the legalization process is complete.

Send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to let us know when you can visit the Embassy or if you will be sending documents via courier. We will aim to finish the process on the same day.