Regulation (EC) No 1393/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the service in the Member States of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters (service of documents), and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1348/2000 seeks to improve and expedite the transmission of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters for service between the Member States.
The Regulation applies between all Member States of the European Union including Denmark which confirmed its intention to implement the content of the Regulation by means of a declaration based on a parallel agreement concluded with the European Community.
The Regulation provides for different ways of transmitting and serving documents: transmission through transmitting and receiving agencies, transmission by consular or diplomatic channels, service by postal services and direct service.
The Regulation provides for seven forms.
Additional information: Service of documents
You can complete these forms online by clicking one of the links below. If you have already started a form and saved a draft, you can upload it using the "Load draft" button.
As of 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom is no longer an EU Member State. However, under the Withdrawal Agreement, EU law shall apply to and in the United Kingdom during the transition period. The United Kingdom can be selected in forms until the end of the transition period, 31 December 2020.
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