Certificates Legalization, Apostille and Attestation Services

Documents, Certificates Legalization, HRD & Home, Chamber of Commerce, Embassy Attestation & Apostille Services from Ministry of External Affairs

You might have heard about the apostille while someone seeks a visa for planning for his long term stay in a foreign country or someone seeks a visa for higher education, employment or work, temporary or permanent residency in an abroad country or someone plan for his business growth opportunities in a foreign country. The document legalization is a mandatory procedure to be followed for such visas. Certificate Apostille and document apostille are terms that simply mean the legalization of your documents and certificates.

What is the Document and Certificate Apostille?

An Apostille is simply a 'sticker or stamp' issued by the Ministry of External Affairs of India Government. This sticker is being attached to the back of the original document indicates that it is genuine and authentic.

It is computer-generated with a unique identification online number which allows the concerned authorities to check the authenticity in a convenient way. After this sticker of apostille from the MEA, usually, there is no need for any added certification from the embassy.

Language Preside Mumbai-India provides document legalization services to certify documents from Embassy of UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain etc. All certificate attestations can be done from various States, Central Government Departments of India, Foreign Ministry, Embassies and Consulates in India.

Sending documents internationally can be time consuming process and waste of money if it is not done correctly. It is important to hand your documents for attestation over an experienced professional. We provide consulting service to obtain official government authentication of personal and business documents from the Embassy of UAE, India Etc.,

We provide document legalization, attestation & apostille services in all working days in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Bengaluru, Pune, Indore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Nagpur, Noida, and Gurgaon, India.

Who Apostille Documents or Certificates in India?

Since a document is authenticated by several government departments, it can take from 7 to 10 working days or more business days to get Apostille. Educational documents usually take more time as compared to other documents.

Which document or certificates are required for Apostille authentication?

The Ministry only attests to the original copy of a document, and translated copy of the original document. Along with the original documents or certificates, a copy of passport is must for apostille.

What are Educational Documents?

Degree Certificate, Diploma Certificate, Nursing Certificate, SSC Certificate, HSC Certificate, Inter Certificate, MBBS Certificate, Dentists Certificate, Engineering Certificate, Transcript Certificate, Nursing Certificate, Pharmacy Certificate, MS Certificate, MD Certificate, Mark Sheets are the educationla documents.
How We Works

The Process We Use For Legalization, Attestation and Apostille

Degree Certificate, Diploma Certificate, Nursing Certificate, SSC Certificate, HSC Certificate, Inter Certificate, MBBS Certificate, Dentists Certificate, Engineering Certificate, Transcript Certificate, Nursing Certificate, Pharmacy Certificate, MS Certificate, MD Certificate, Mark Sheets Legalization & Apostille Process Step by Step.

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Personal Document Apostille

The personal document apostille is the legalization of documents that contain personal data such as;
1. Marriage Certificate
2. Birth Certificate
3. Divorce Certificate
4. Death Certificate
5. Adoption Deed
6. Medical Certificate
7. Police Clearance Certificate(PCC)
8. Experience Certificate
9. Migration Certificate
10. Passport Copies etc.

The personal document apostille process contains:
1. Notary Attestation
2. Home Department Attestation or SDM Attestation
3. Apostille from MEA

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Educational Certificate Apostille

The Educational Certificate apostille is the legalization of your educational/ academic certificates such as;
1. Degree Certificate
2. SSC Certificate
3. Transfer Certificate (TC)
4. Transcript Certificate
5. Mark Sheet
6. School Leaving Certificate
7. Engineering Certificate
8. Diploma Certificate
9. Nursing Certificate etc.

Depending on the origin or type of the certificate, the procedure for the attestation of educational certificates will vary. See as below.
For Maharashtra issued certificates
1. Notary Attestation
2. Home Department Attestation
3. Apostille from MEA
For out of Maharashtra issued certificates
1. Notary Attestation
2. SDM Attestation
3. Apostille from MEA
For the country where HRD is compulsory
1. University Attestation
2. HRD Attestation
3. Apostille from MEA

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Commercial Document Apostille

The Commercial documents include documents like property papers, partnership deeds, Memorandum of Association, etc.
1. Memorandum of Association
2. Power of Attorney
3. Authority Letter
4. Board Resolution
5. Article of Association
6. Certificate of Incorporation
7. Commercial Invoice
8. Bill of Lading
9. Insurance Certificate
10. Invoices or Bills etc.

The Commercial documents apostille process contains:
1. Chamber of Commerce Attestation
3. Apostille from MEA

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Steps to be followed for Document Apostille Process:

Notary Attestation.
The primary step for the apostille is documents to be certified from the Notary.
Home Department Attestation
The personal documents should be certified from the Home Department, which are issued under the same state government. The Home Department is also known as Mantralaya in some states.
HRD Attestation
HRD or Human Resource Department is a department of the state that solely certifies the educational documents. Certificate verification is done from the university or board from where the document is issued.
SDM Attestation
Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) is a substitute for the State attestation in some cases. It is done when of home department attestation or HRD attestation is not preferable.
Chamber of Commerce Attestation
The Chamber of Commerce (CoC) is a business association and the first step in the verification of commercial documents before the legalization MEA.
MEA Attestation
The MEA manages foreign affairs which will provide the sticker and MEA stamp as per the requirement. It is the final step of legalization.