European enforcement order forms

National information and online forms concerning Regulation No. 805/2004.

The Regulation 805/2004 applies between all Member States of the European Union with the exception of Denmark.

It dispenses, under certain conditions, with all intermediary measures in the Member State in which enforcement is sought that have been necessary so far for decisions delivered in another Member State in the verifiable absence of a dispute over the nature or extent of a debt. Those conditions mainly concern the service of documents in the case of judgments by default. Abolishing exequatur will enable creditors to obtain quick and efficient enforcement abroad without involving the courts in the Member State where enforcement is applied for in time-consuming and costly formalities.

The Regulation provides for six standard forms.

Additional information: European Enforcement Order

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.

  • European enforcement order certificate - judgment
    • in English
  • European enforcement order certificate - court settlement
    • in English
  • European enforcement order certificate - authentic instrument
    • in English
  • Certificate of lack or limitation of enforceability
    • in English
  • European enforcement order replacement certificate following a challenge
    • in English
  • Application for rectification or withdrawal of the european enforcement order certificate
    • 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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