The online form for the European Certificate of Succession is now available
The dynamic and PDF form for the European Certificate of Succession is available in the European e-Justice Portal.
The form is available as specified in the Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1329/2014, which implements Regulation (EU) No 650/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The European Certificate of Succession can be used by heirs, legatees, executors of wills and administrators of the estate to prove their status and exercise their rights or powers in other Member States. Once issued, the ECS will be recognized in all Member States without any special procedure being required.