Serving documents forms


National information and online forms concerning Regulation No. 1393/2007.


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 January 2021, the United Kingdom is no longer an EU Member State. However, in the field of civil justice, pending procedures and proceedings initiated before the end of the transition period will continue under EU law. Until the end of 2022, the United Kingdom can continue to be selected in online (dynamic) forms for the purpose of these proceedings and procedures. An exception to this rule are the Public documents forms, in which the UK should not be selected.

  • F.1. Request for service of documents
    • in English
  • F.2. Acknowledgement of receipt
    • in English
  • F.3. Notice of return of request and document
    • in English
  • F.4. Notice of retransmission of request and document to the appropriate receiving agency
    • in English
  • F.5. Notice of receipt by the appropriate receiving agency having territorial jurisdiction to the transmitting agency
    • in English
  • F.6. Certificate of service or non-service of documents
    • in English
  • F.7. Information to the addressee about the right to refuse to accept a document
    • in English

If you already have a form saved, please use the "Load draft" button.

If you already have a form saved, please use the "Load draft" button.


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Last update : 19/02/2019

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