Why is a document legalized in a foreign document?
Documents issued by the authorized bodies of foreign states in the established form are recognized valid in Ukraine provided that they are legalized or apostilled, unless otherwise provided by law or an international treaty of Ukraine, according to the Law of Ukraine "On Private International Law".
Consular legalization of official documents is a procedure for confirming the validity of the originals of official documents or attesting the authenticity of signatures of officials authorized to certify signatures on documents, as well as the validity of fingerprints, seals that this document is sealed with. In this case, the consul is not responsible for the content of the document.
Legalization in the prescribed manner of a document gives him the right to exist in international circulation.