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Cuba legalizes over 23,000 documents a week and they don’t even keep up with demand

The General Director of Consular Affairs and Cuban Residents Abroad (DACCRE) of Minrex, Ernesto Soberón, reports through his official channels on social networks that in the month of May which just ended, legalized more than 23,000 documents per week Went. Due to the increasing demand in the country for this type of procedure.

As a result of the efforts made by the personnel of the Department of Legalization of

@CubaMINREX and the measures adopted, at the end of May, 23,305 documents have been legalized as a weekly average; Which represents 15 thousand 203 weekly documents as compared to the documents legalized in January 2023. wrote Minrex Officer.

Soberone stressed that they are “aware of the service’s demand” for legalization as an official entity and that “this sensitive issue is given priority attention.” For this reason “the staff is increased and the documents that are obtained and validated are adopted, gradually and permanently, in order to continue the new organizational measures.”

However, according to official sources themselves, in some cases such as Villa Clara, the delay in legalization is as long as six months. Reality shows that lakhs of documents like birth certificate, marriage etc. are still stuck in many provinces.

Legalization in Cuba

The Cuban regions with the highest demand for legalization are Havana and Villa Clara, so they are also the regions with the longest wait times for these procedures. In those locations with the most problems, the delay can be up to six months, with a maximum of 45 business days before the wait.

Currently registering births; marriage, single, divorce and widowhood certificates; Criminal records or educational documents such as titles, grade certifications and study schedules are most commonly requested at authorized law firms. All of them so that they are effective outside the country.

“People are still unhappy with their work, waiting more than six months for our legalization, not to mention that since the press announced the opening of the new office, it’s this week of May. That’s when it really started working,” he criticized Soberon a week after the announcement.

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