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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Apostille?
An Apostille is the legalization of a document for international use in all nations that belong to the Hague Convention.

How many days it take for attestation?
It would normally take 8-10 days for attestation from all departments including Ministry of External Affairs and Embassies like UAE, Saudi, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain etc.

How do I pay you?
You can transfer our bank account or send DD or At Par Cheque along with the document.

Do I have to pay upfront or can pay you after the attestation is done?
This is as per your own convenience, but attested document will be dispatched only after the payment confirmation is received from the bank.

What documents to I have to send for attestations?
If it is an Educational Document, you need to send your original degree along with a copy of your Passport, Final year marksheet plus one passport size photograph. If it is a Marriage Certificate/Affidavit or a Birth Certificate, you need to send the Original Certificate and copy of your Passport only.

What is Embassy Legalization / Authentication?
An Embassy Legalization/Authentication process is required, when the country where you intend to use your documents is a non-member of the Hague Conventio

Are authentication/attestation/legalization/verification/notarization the same ?
More likely these terms mean the same. The main intention of all these terms used – finally lands up to get Embassy or Consulate attestation.
Authentication – confirms the identity of a person
Attestation is an evidence which states that a document is attested.
Legalization is the official confirmation that a signature, seal or stamp on a document is genuine Verification – the documents are verified by the university and termed as authentic Notarization – is the stamping or sealing, dating and signing the document after sufficient evidence and ensures authenticity.

Should I attest the Originals or photocopies ? What if laminated ?
Attestation is done on the reverse of the Originals. If originals are laminated, we will remove the lamination and get the attestation done.

How do I know the status of my certificate attestation ?
We note down your email id. We will send the Trackin ID directly to your mail box.. You need to visit our site Track and enter your Trackin ID there to view your status.

What are the supporting documents required for attesting the original educational certificates ?
You need to submit – Original certificates, Original Mark lists (all semesters) , Passport copies, Job Offer Letter, Authorization letter and photo.

Apostille Attestation Service Available on Monday to Saturday. Time : 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Reliable and Available Apostille Service for India issued certificate.