Department on notary and registry offices

Department on notary and registry offices
Head of: Zakharova Zhanna
Phone: +375-17 200-84-00

General information

Tasks and functions of the Department:

  • supervision notaries in the Republic of Belarus;
  • ensuring control of the activity of notaries and authorized officers of the local executive and administrative bodies, and also of the registration of the acts of civil status;
  • general and methodical guidance of the registration of the acts of civil status;
  • ensuring control of the activity of the departments of justice of the regional executive committees (Minsk State Executive Committee), state notary’s offices, departmental notarial archives;
  • certification of the right to engage notary; issuance of licenses for private notarial activities;
  • ensuring control of the activity of private notaries;
  • running registers of the state notary’s offices, notarial bureau;
  • apostille official documents, outgoing from courts, public institution «Center for forensic examinations and criminology of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus», Republican labor arbitration, departments of justice of the regional executive committees, Minsk State Executive Committee, departmental notarial archives, notaries and preparation of these documents for consular legalization.
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