Guide for Users

Latest revision: January 2020

The Guide serves as a comprehensive point of reference on the entire Hague System.

Within the Guide you will find background information on, and descriptions of, Hague System procedures and requirements, all accompanied by the relevant legal references.

  • Download the whole Guide as one convenient PDF file PDF, Hague Complete guide

Too much detail?

We have produced a number of complementary, quick-reference resources to help you with specific parts of the Hague System:

The international procedure (1999 and 1960 Acts)