Apostille of documents and certificates is admissible in countries which are a member of the Hague Convention.
Saudi Arabia is a member of the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961, abolishing the requirement of legalization of foreign public documents from MEA. Apostille is an elaborate process for all kinds of documents & certificates like Commercial / Personal / Education. All documents are subject to a series of protocols to be attested for official use.
It is a method of attestation of documents and certificates making them authentic and legalized to be used when travelling to Saudi Arabia which is a part of the Hague Convention but Apostille Attestation is only valid for Personal and Commercial Certificates only. Saudi Arabia Cultural Attaché Attestation still required on Educational Certificates.
Once a person travels to Saudi Arabia, Apostilled certificates & documents may be required for:
This is the reason why ANR overseas and its services are beneficial if you are looking for attestation/ Apostille services for your certificates & documents.
ANR Overseas provides a hassle free Apostilled of certificates & documents to our clients. Our performance rate for this service is par excellence and the team is able to complete the process without any delay. Since the process of Apostille attestation does not require physical presence, documents can be submitted in original via courier / registered post. We also provide State Home Department Attestation, State HRD Attestation and MEA attestation for certificates & documents.
ANR Overseas can provide Apostille attestation in India for all its states and union territories. Apostille attestation confirms that the department name, seal and signature on the certificate to be genuine, thus minimizing the chances of faking documents. Apostille attestation can be done by registered post or courier as well.
Our experienced team of professionals will provide complete support, guidance and assistance in the attestation process. We update our services and parameters periodically with the Ministry and also share the same with our repeat clients and corporates, so that the process is streamlined at all times.
As a team, we ensure our clients are fairly informed of the process, documents requirement, processing time, charges of a service and its complications with each project. Keeping the client informed is the key behind achieving his expectations to his satisfaction.
Below are the process of attestation / legalization of Personal Certificates from Apostille Attestation in India, it's a chain process.
The process of Apostille Attestation as defined by MEA where Personal Certificates had to be attested by the Home Department is mandatorily.
Step 1:- Documents & Certificates will be sent to the District for Verification by the Home Department
Step 2:- Upon verification received from the District, Home Department will attest the original Documents & Certificates.
Step 3:- Once original Documents & Certificates are attested by Home Department. Original Documents & Certificates will be sent to Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi for Apostille attestation / legalization.
However, the process of Apostille Attestation as defined by MEA where Educational & Personal Certificates had to be attested by the State HRD & Home Department is not mandatorily.
Step 1:- Documents & Certificates will be sent for Notary & SUB Divisional Magistrate (SDM) attestation.
Step 2:- Upon received from the Notary & SUB Divisional Magistrate (SDM) attestation. Original Documents & Certificates will be sent to Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi for Apostille attestation / legalization.
Below are the process of attestation / legalization of Commercial Certificates from Apostille Attestation in India, it's a chain process.
The process of Apostille Attestation for Commercial Documents & Certificates as defined by MEA where Documents & Certificates had to be attested by the Chamber of Commerce (COC).
Step 1:- Commercial Documents & Certificates will be attested and verified by the Chamber of Commerce (COC), New Delhi.
Step 2:- Once Commercial Documents & Certificates is attested by Chamber of Commerce (COC). Commercial Documents & Certificates will be sent to Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi for Apostille Attestation / Legalization.
Apostille Attestation by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi, various documents are required apart from the original certificate to be attested. These include:
The following list includes some of the Documents, This list is not comprehensive and can include more documents.
Processing time for Apostille Attestation of Documents & Certificates services is ideally between 2 to 3 working days. But for certain cases, where the issuing authority of a Document & Certificate is in an inaccessible area, the processing may take up to 30 days.
Apostille Attestation of Documents & Certificates fees are different for each type of Documents & Certificates. The reasons for the change in fees are due to various factors like place of issue of the document / certificate state. It also depends upon if the certificate holder is looking for standalone service or end to end solution.
We provide attestation services pan India and even global locations. Apostille Attestation for Saudi Arabia can be done by courier/registered post from India and abroad.