Should the Judicial Documents Be Legalized or Notarized Before They Are Forwarded to the Chinese Central Authority?- Service of Process and Hague Service Convention Series (5)
No. According to The Hague Service Convention, the legalization or notarization of the judicial documents transferred between the Central Authorities is not necessary.
Source: Ministry of Justice of the People’s Republic of China, the Most Frequently Asked Questions and Answers (posted on HCCH), available at https://www.hcch.net/en/states/authorities/details3/?aid=243.
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