We accept documents from individuals and representatives for Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Embassy/Consulate to provide a quick and genuine Attestation/Apostille service.
We may also offers a gamut of services that simplifies the entire process of Attestation/Apostille like (but in limited cases):
Generally, there are four basic types of Attestations:
State Attestation (for Non-Commercial Documents)
Non-Commercial documents like Educational Certificates, Marriage or Birth Certificates, PCC, Affidavit required State attestation before MEA attestation, where depending on the type of document, relevant state attestation is required.
For example in case of educational documents, attestation from State Education Department is required. In case of personal documents, Home Department or General Administration Department of the concerned state should attest the document prior to attestation by the MEA.
You can download list of Regional Authentication Centres (RACs) for States/Union Territories from DOWNLOAD CENTRE
Attestation from Chamber of Commerce (for Commercial Documents)
All Commercial documents like Certificate of Origin, Invoices, Packing List, Health Certificate, Export/Import Licenses, Registration Certificate of Companies, Power of Attorney or any other documents to be used for company are to be certified by Chamber of Commerce before attestation from MEA/Embassy.
MEA Attestation or Apostille
MEA attestation or Apostille is done only after attestation by the relevant state authorities or Chamber of Commerce depending upon type of documents and purpose.
Attestation from Embassy is done after the MEA attestation.
An Apostille is a type of attestation in which documents are legalised in a particular format that is acceptable in all nations that belong to the Hague Convention. Essentially, Apostille is an international attestation that is acceptable in about 92 countries, and most of the western world recognises Apostille.
Apostille stamp is a square shaped computer generated sticker stamp, pasted on reverse of the document by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. This is a unique computer generated stamp having a unique identification number, through which any member country of The Hague convention can check its authenticity online. Under normal circumstances, once the document is Apostilled, it does not require to be attested further from the concerned embassy.
If a document is Apostilled, it does not require to be attested.
For the list of countries that require documents to be Apostilled, please refer to the following link: http://www.hcch.net/index_en.php?act=states.listing
The following list includes some of the documents that can be attested. The list is not comprehensive and can include more documents :
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Step 1 :Attestation from the respective Regional Authentication Centres (RACs) or Chamber of Commerce
All original documents requiring attestation or apostille should be first attested by the designated agencies in the state from where the document has been issued. In case of personal documents, Home Department / General Administration Department of the document issuing state are the designated authorities. In case of educational documents, the documents should first be authenticated by the Education Department of the concerned State Government or Union Territory. Commercial Documents are to be pre-authenticated by the respective Chambers of Commerce.
Step 2 : Submitting your documents to us
Step 3: Collection of your processed documents from MEA, Embassy/Consulate or VAC
If your document is laminated, please ensure the same is delaminated before being submitted for attestation as some time it causes damage to the document. We holds absolutely No responsibility for such damage should the applicant want their document be delaminated by us.