Power of Attorney


Notarized issuance of a Power of Attorney in the Consulate General is made in case these documents are intended for use on the territory of the Russian Federation.

Consul may issue a Power of Attorney on behalf of one or several persons in the name of one or several persons.

Consul shall prove the identity of the trustee the person issuing the Power of Attorney on the basis of the submitted documents.

The identity of a U.S. citizen shall be determined on the basis of one of the following documents:

  • Passport.

  • Driver's license.

  • Personal ID card.

The identity of a person with no citizenship shall be determined on the basis of an official document issued by a local authority.

Legal competence of a juridical entity shall be determined on the basis of the by-law documents. For non-profit organizations on the basis of General Provisions and registration documents.

Consul also verifies the powers of a representative of the juridical entity on the basis of:

  • Availability of his Office Certificate with a photograph indicating the fact that the person is the CEO of the company.

  • Certified extracts of the minutes about the appointment of the officials empowered to sign documents on behalf of the said juridical entity.

  • Power of Attorney for carrying out a specific actions.

The consular fee for drawing up and notarizing the Power of Attorney depends on its type.

For additional information contact the Legal Desk


2004, Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Houston.