An apostille is a certificate that authenticates the origin of personal, educational or commercial documents.Apostille can only be issued for documents issued in one country party to the Apostille convention and that are to be used in another country which is also a party to the convention. Essentially, Apostille is an international attestation that is acceptable in about 112 countries, and most of the western world recognises Apostille.
India is a signatory to the Apostille convention; and has designated the same authorities for authentication of documents for Attestation as well as for Apostille. Please follow the below link to view the list of Apostille countries list.
Only original documents duly authenticated by the designated authorities of the State Governments / Sub-Divisional Magistrate are Apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs. Apostille is done on the reverse side of the original document. The applicants need to submit the following documents/fees
- Original document to be attested or apostilled;
- One clear photocopy of the document
- One clear photocopy of the passport
Documents can be deposited in our “Collection & Delivery” counters between 0900 hrs and 1800 hrs from Monday to Saturday excluding holidays. Documents can be deposited and collected back either in person or through an authorized representative. Documents will be delivered/returned only on production of receipt for payment of service charge. However, in case the document is found, at any stage, to be fake or the authentication forged, the same will be seized by the Ministry of External Affairs. The Ministry may also initiate appropriate legal action against the applicant. The service charge paid to us or the Ministry of External Affairs cannot be returned in any circumstance.
Below are the our Certificate Apostille Agencies in India
- Certificate Attestation/Apostille Agency in Delhi
- Certificate Attestation/Apostille Agency in Mumbai
- Certificate Attestation/Apostille Agency in Bangalore
- Certificate Attestation/Apostille Agency in Hyderabad
- Certificate Attestation/Apostille Agency in Ahmedabad
- Certificate Attestation/Apostille Agency in Chennai
- Certificate Attestation/Apostille Agency in Pune