The legalisation convention is the convention abolishing the requirement of legalisation for foreign public documents, also known as the Apostille Convention (5 October 1961). This convention does not completely abolish legalisation but shortens the chain so that only a single action is required, the addition of an apostille. A document bearing an apostille does not require any further legalisation by the embassy or consulate of the country in which it is to be used.
Apostille for Estonia -
If your document originates from Estonia then it should be legalised by the correct authority where the document was created or issued. For any document issued in Barbados we suggest you try to contact the following apostille authority:
(previous contact information)
Designated Competent Authorities (as per 1 January 2010):
"Since 1st of January 2010 Notaries, under the supervision of Ministry of Justice will be the designated competent authority described in the Article 6 of the Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents. Contact details of all 100 Notaries will be forwarded by the Ministry of Justice. Although the Ministry of Justice shall exercise supervision over the Notaries, the Ministry itself nor any other Ministry shall no longer issue apostilles. The register described in the Article 7 of the Convention shall be kept by the Chamber of Notaries in accordance with the decree provided by the Minister of Justice."
General website (see also "Practical Information"):
Price: 26,82 EUR(as per 1 January 2011)
Chamber of Notaries: www.notar.ee
(This page was last updated on 6 January 2010)