The wedding certificate given by the ZAGS during the wedding day, has to be legalized and translated for to be transcripted also in your native country.
Here we will talk about the procedure required for the Italian citizens. For other countries can be different.
This procedure is also required for to get the visa from the embassy.
1 You must bring the wedding certificate to the RAGZ of your city.
At the RAGZ you will be asked to fill out some document and then to pay (through bank which is not inside the RAGZ, you can find one at the ZUM)
Once you have done all this they will put a stamp on your wedding certificate.
Required time: few hours.
When to come: in the morning.
Price: about 50 Hryvnia
Now go to Kiev and bring the certificate to the Consular Department of the Ukrainian Foreign Affairs for to the legalization.
The department is different from the one where you brought the Nulla osta.
This time it is located in Рыльский пер. Ryl’skiy per., next to the Cathedral of Saint Sofia.
In this office you need once again to fill out different documents and to pay in the same way as before. There is a bank next to the department.
In general there are many people, but not all them are there for the same thing. Ask before to make the queue.
This office work expecially for Italy and some other countries ask for to know to which office to go.
Required time: you have your certificate back the same day in the afternoon.
Timetable: bring the certificate from 9 to 12 and get it back from 16 to 17.
Prezzo: about 50 Hryvnia
3 Once your certificate is ready, you can bring it for the translation. This operation has to be done by a translator accreditated by the Italian Embassy. Ask the list of them directly at the embassy (you can send an email).
Required time: Depend on the translator, in general about 1 day.
Price: 50 Hryvnia
In the next post we will talk about the transcription of the wedding in Italy and how to get the visa from the Italian embassy.
1 For the list of documents given by the Italian Embassy in Kiev (in Italian) visit:
2 How to get the Nulla osta from the embassy:
3 What to do once you have gotten your nulla osta:
4 For to know which documents bring to the ZAGS:
5 Fill out the wedding request form at the ZAGS (translated in English):
6 The wedding day