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Certificate Attestation Services in India

Certificate Attestation

Certificate Attestation in India


Certificate Attestation is a process to be obtained authentication from the MEA India and Embassy. The Attestation Stamp is a statement that performs a judgment about the authenticity of a certificate. The Attestation by the Ministry of External Affairs or respective Embassy is an inescapable part of Overseas’s Certificate Legalization procedure. Foreign Government policy demands certificates either with MEA stamp or with the embassy attestation stamp to allow foreigners to enter their country employment-study and business.

In India, documents are attested to verify their authenticity and genuineness. Here are the steps to get your documents attested in India:
  1. Identify the type of document: Determine whether your document needs to be attested by a specific authority. Different types of documents require attestation from different authorities, such as educational documents from universities, personal documents from notaries, and commercial documents from chambers of commerce.
  2. Gather the required documents: Collect all the necessary documents for attestation. This typically includes the original document, a copy of the document, your passport, photographs, and any other supporting documents as per the requirements.
  3. Notarization: Some documents require notarization before proceeding with the attestation process. Visit a local notary public and have your document notarized. They will verify the authenticity of the document and affix a notary seal or stamp.
  4. State Authentication: Depending on the type of document, you may need to authenticate it from the respective State Home Department or General Administration Department (GAD) of the concerned state government. Submit the document along with the notarized copy and any required forms, fees, and identification documents.
  5. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Authentication: After state authentication, you need to get your document attested by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). The MEA is responsible for attesting documents issued in India for use abroad. Visit the MEA office or use their online portal to submit your documents along with the required fees and application form.
  6. Embassy/Consulate Attestation: If you intend to use the document outside of India, you'll generally need to get it attested by the respective embassy or consulate of the destination country. Contact the embassy/consulate to inquire about their specific requirements, fees, and procedures. Submit your document along with the necessary copies, application form, fees, and any additional documents they may require.

The Complete Guide for Certificate Attestation Procedure

What is Certificate Attestation?

  • Certificate attestation is the process of verifying the authenticity of a document by obtaining an official stamp or signature from a government authority or authorized organization. This process is typically required for documents such as educational certificates, marriage certificates, birth certificates, and other legal documents that are intended to be used abroad.
  • The purpose of certificate attestation is to ensure that the document is legally recognized in the foreign country where it will be used. The process typically involves a series of steps, including notarization, authentication, and legalization. The specific requirements and procedures for certificate attestation may vary depending on the country where the document is being used.
  • The stamp from the respective embassy or the MEA is a type of legal procedure that will execute with the evidence of verifying the document. This evidence is a unique and special stamp, called an Attestation for Certificate.

Embassy Attestation

Why Certificate Attestation required?

Certificate attestation is required for a variety of reasons, but one of the main reasons is to prove the authenticity and validity of the certificate. Certificate attestation is a process in which a designated authority verifies the authenticity of a certificate by confirming the signature, stamp, and seal on the certificate. This process is often required for official and legal purposes, such as:

  1. Employment purposes: Many countries require certificate attestation to verify the educational qualifications of individuals seeking employment. This is to ensure that the qualifications mentioned on the certificate are genuine and that the individual has the required knowledge and skills for the job.
  2. Education purposes: Students who want to pursue higher education abroad may need to get their educational certificates attested to prove the authenticity of their qualifications.
  3. Immigration purposes: Certificate attestation is often required when an individual is immigrating to a foreign country. This is to ensure that the individual has the necessary qualifications and that their documents are genuine.
  4. Business purposes: Companies and businesses may need to get their documents attested to establish their authenticity and credibility.
Overall, certificate attestation is an important process that helps to prevent fraud and ensures that documents are genuine, thereby establishing trust and credibility.

What documents are needed for attestation?

Each country demand attestation on the Original certificate. So, the respective Embassy or MEA Attestation stamp should be printed on the original Certificate. However, an Attestation stamp is possible on the commercial document photocopy.

  • Original certificate required, which you need Attestation.
  • For Personal documents, Civil id copy such as Passport copy etc.
  • For Commercial documents, Cover letter on Company letterhead.
  • How Long Does The Attestation Process Take Time?

    The Certificate Attestation Process is a multi-step process. So, Getting the attestation stamp on the certificate is a lengthy procedure. The certificate must pass through some obligatory primary legalisation process from the officials below. It takes 15 to 20 working days time and The time limit depends upon the issued place and type of Documents. However, there are many ways to finish the process in a fast track. Contact Us.

    How much does attestation cost?

    Certificate Attestation cost depends on Embassy fees, so there is too variation in expense, and embassy fees fluctuate. So it is tough to quote because charges change from time to time. So contact us for the current expense.

    Documents are classified into three categories.

    How to legalize the documents in India?

    The document attestation process is complicated and needs to go through several legalisation stages. It includes obtaining attestation from local officials, the state government, and the central government. This process changes with every document’s type.

    Educational Certificate Attestation Process

    Educational Certificate Attestation Process

    Attestation Procedure for Educational Certificate

    Educational Certificate Attestation is a requisite part of the legalisation process for abroad. Because It is legal evidence of your qualification, and respective Embassy Attestation will certify the legitimacy of Educational Certificate such as HSC, SSC, Degree, Diploma, Marksheet, School Report to obtain a student/employment visa. Embassy Attestation requires to be done from the document issued country, So, the Educational certificate issued by the Indian institution needs to be attested by the respective Embassy in India.

    1. HRD / GAD Attestation (Higher Education Department)
    2. Attestation from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA India)
    3. Final Attestation from The respective Embassy

    Personal Document Attestation Procedure

    Personal Document Attestation Procedure

    Attestation Procedure for Personal Certificate

    The respective Embassy Attestation required on Personal certificates such as Birth, Marriage, Affidavit, death certificate, Medical, PCC for overseas because This process will support the legitimacy of your documents and your-self overseas. With the respective embassy attestation stamp, the personal documents become right, genuine, and recognised by another country’s ministry of external affairs.

    1. Notary & SDM/Home Department Attestation from Respective State Government
    2. The MEA Attestation ( Ministry of External Affairs of India )
    3. Final Attestation from The respective Embassy

    Additional Key Support: In addition to the Embassy Attestation of your certificates, we can serve you high-quality Language translations.
    Commercial Document Attestation Procedure

    Commercial Document Attestation Procedure

    Attestation Procedure for Commercial Documents

    Are you planning to establish a business overseas or thinking about your goods exports overseas? There is a rule of getting the Commercial certificate Attestation from the respective Embassy. Commercial/Exports documents such as Invoice, Incorporation, Registration, Board of Resolution, Power of Attorney, Memorandum, Articles of Association, certificate of origin, and packing list attestation are crucial of the legalisation process of each nation. It would help export or overseas business if you got specific commercial documents Attestation from the respective Embassy.

    1. Chamber of Commerce Attestation
    2. Attestation from Ministry of External Affairs
    3. Final Attestation from The respective Embassy

    The Officials are for the Certificate Attestation procedure.

    • EAS : The Excellent Apostille Services is a private professional and non-government agency collecting Documents from all over India and submitting them to the MEA or respective Embassy for Attestation. The submission to EAS is the beginning step of the Attestation procedure for a certificate.
    • NOTARY : The initial step in the authentication of the Certificate is getting them certified by the Notary. It provides a sticker and sign. It is the leading step for the Certificate.
    • GAD : It's known as the home department also. The Certificate Attestation based on the signature of the designated signing authorities of the State Government/Union Territory. The Certificate verification is to be done by the State Home Department. The Officials are hired only for attestation.
    • SDM : The SDM works personally full form is Sub-Divisional Magistrate. It is a makeshift key for the Personal and Educational Certificate Attestation.
    • HRD : The HRD Attestation is primarily done for Educational certificates. To attest to the degree/diploma certificate, it is thought to be validated or verified first by the University.
    • CHAMBER of COMMERCE : The Chamber of commerce is a trade arrangement and the first step in verifying commercial documents before the MEA and respective Embassy attestation.
    • MEA : The Ministry of External Affairs of India, also known as the Foreign Ministry, is the government agency responsible for India's foreign relations. This Ministry comes under the Government of India and is responsible for India's representation in the United Nations. So, The Ministry of External Affairs must legalise the certificate before the respective Embassy Attestation. It is a unique stamp called an MEA Attestation.
    • Embassy : The Consular of the respective embassy can finally attest the certificate. An embassy is a diplomatic mission usually located in another country's capital city or economic capital city, which gives consular services. It is a group of government officials, and their head is Ambassador who represent their government in a foreign country.


    You can attest to a document in India at the regional level. Finally, the Consular attestation stamp is obtained from the respective Embassy. But to get an attestation stamp from the Consular, a candidate can not directly go to The Embassy. The candidate may submit the document to an approved agency such as EAS or another agency. The EAS is the accountable consultancy giving proper authentication of certificates in the quickest time possible. We provide the certificate attestation services in Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Goa, Kolkata, Bhopal, Indore, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Jaipur, Nagpur, Patna, Ranchi, Kochi, Noida, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nashik and many more cities.

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    Important Note:

    Free pick-up and drop service in India only. We can not arrange to pick up the document from overseas, and the courier service charge is applicable for delivery overseas, according to the courier service’s rates.

    How to start Certificate Attestation proces

    Certificate Attestation Required for Following Countries

    India | UAE | Kuwait | Oman | Qatar | China | Thailand | Taiwan | Spain | Italy | Algeria | Nigeria | Iraq | Iran | Philippines | Vietnam | Turkey | Libya | Yemen | Colombia | Mexico | Brazil | Netherlands | Finland | Georgia | Greece | Iceland | Ireland | Israel | Jordan | Kazakhstan | Korea | Latvia | Lithuania | Malta | Luxembourg | Chile | Peru | Vietnam | Mauritius | Panama | Morocco | Czech | Russia | Philippines | Poland | Paraguay | Portugal | Moldova | Cyprus | Ecuador | Sweden | South Africa | Ukraine | Kazakhstan | Argentina | Belarus | Bulgaria | Costa Rica

    How to choose an agency for Certificate Attestation & Language Translation Services?

    • It is advantageous to get Certificate Attestation from specialists. EASSPL ensures the most leading loyalty and quality. Our specialists are experienced in this profession, understand the process very well and well-equipped and thoroughly informed with their tasks and 24*7 accessible. We administer all of our services in strict acquiescence with the relevant data safeguard regulations.
    • Somebody can complicate the Attestation process. Don’t give this Attestation process to unprofessional or inexperienced employees who do not have sufficient knowledge of the Certificate Attestation process and the standard provisions because your paperwork could be discarded so Do not let this occur to you!
    • Several agencies are providing Attestation service for Certificate, so it is also essential to know, the Attestation agency is recognised.

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