Embassy Attestation

Embassy Attestation Services

With every migration case, the traveler has to follow a protocol to verify and authenticate his documents which may be Educational Certificates, Personal Certificates & Commercial Documents in nature. Embassy Attestation is done for this purpose on the original documents of the traveler and is a mandatory step for countries which are not a part of the Hague convention. Embassy attestation is done in the country from where the document is issued and can be used on cases like:

  • Study Visa
  • Business Visa
  • Work or employment Visa
  • Entrepreneur Visa
  • Marriage Certificate legalization
  • Change in passport details
  • Dependent Visa and more
Travelers from India when travelling to the below mentioned countries require documents & Certificates attestation from Embassy:

Each Embassy follows its predefined protocols to attest documents / certificates. For a traveler, it is a cumbersome and time consuming task. Expert advice and document handling is very important in this process as it involves original certificates and thus there is no room for error. Embassy attestation is a final step in the attestation process of documents and certificates. Before going to an Embassy, document is essentially verified by the State HRD / Home Department followed by attestation by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Original document to be attested / legalized is authenticated by the designated authorities of the State/Union Territory from where the document has been issued. While an attestation process is followed various steps come into play:

Process for Embassy Attestation – Personal Certificates

Step 1 – In case the document is personal; State Home Department of the concerned state authenticates the documents & certificates.

Step 2 – On the Basis of the attestation / legalization done by State Home Department, MEA attests / legalizes the documents & certificates by marking it with a MEA stamp and signature.

Step 3 – Once the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi (MEA) attests / legalizes the documents & certificates, Embassy / Consulate of the host country attests / legalizes the original documents & certificates.

Process for Embassy Attestation – Educational Certificates

Step 1 – In case the document is educational; Human Resource Development (HRD) Department of the concerned state authenticates the documents & certificates.

Step 2 – On the Basis of the attestation / legalization done by Human Resource Development (HRD) Department, MEA attests / legalizes the documents & certificates by marking it with a MEA stamp and signature.

Step 3 – Once the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi (MEA) attests / legalizes the documents & certificates, Embassy / Consulate of the host country attests / legalizes the original documents & certificates.

Process for Embassy Attestation – Commercial Documents

Step 1 – In case the document is commercial; Chamber of Commerce (COC) of the concerned state authenticates the documents & certificates.

Step 2 – On the Basis of the attestation / legalization done by Chamber of Commerce (COC), MEA attests / legalizes the documents & certificates by marking it with a MEA stamp and signature.

Step 3 – Once the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi (MEA) attests / legalizes the documents & certificates, Embassy / Consulate of the host country attests / legalizes the original documents & certificates.

It is most important to note that for all attestation processes, documents & certificates required are original. True copies & photocopy of the documents & certificates can’t be attested / legalized. State Home Department, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi (MEA) & Embassy / Consulate always legalize the original documents & certificates only and applications are submitted at designated submission centers. More than 80% of home department attestation is done in the NCT of Delhi; the State Home Department of NCT of Delhi is SDM Office.

Why do you need us for this process?

  • We provide expert handling and knowledge of the attestation process to execute attestation / legalization procedure.
  • Our staff has training and experience to handle cases and also the practical knowledge on how to dealing with the official departments.
  • We are available 24*7 to assist our customers.
  • Any unexpected delays in the processing are pre – informed to the client with reasoning.
  • We save the time that one would rather spend on understanding the protocol for attestation / legalization.
  • We ensure Zero delay and no negligence in the process.
  • We provide attestation services pan India and even global locations.

Charges for Embassy Attestation and Processing time

Embassy Attestation charges for personal certificates, Education Certificates and Commercial Documents are different. The reasons for the change in Charges for each state is based on the type of documents & certificates, place of issuance. It also depends upon if the certificate holder is looking for standalone service or end to end solution.

Processing time varies anywhere between 5 – 10 days.

ANR services can provide service and support for all kinds of attestation services related to Embassy Attestation for personal certificates, Education Certificates and Commercial Documents.

We provide attestation services pan India and even global locations. Embassy Attestation or Legalization can be done by courier/registered post from India and abroad.


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