Mutual recognition of protection measures forms


A protection measure ordered in civil matters in an EU country shall be recognised in all other EU coutries without any special procedure being required.


Regulation (EU) No 606/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 on mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters applies between all countries of the European Union with the exception of Denmark.

The Regulation provides for two standard forms (certificate) adopted as Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 939/2014 of 2 September 2014 establishing the certificates referred to in Articles 5 and 14 of Regulation (EU) No 606/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters.

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For more information on the mutual recognition of protection measures.

For information about the competent authorities and languages accepted for translation.

You can complete these forms online by clicking one of the links below.

  • Certificate issued in accordance with Article 5
    • in English
  • Certificate issued in accordance with Article 14
    • in English

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Last update : 20/05/2019