Apostille Service


Implementation of the ‘Apostille’ Convention

With India’s accession to the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961 abolishing the requirement of legalization of foreign public documents (www.hcch.net) Government of India, Ministry of External Affairs at CPV Division, Patiala House will start issuing Apostilles w.e.f. August 29, 2007. Apostille stickers will be issued on the documents –personal like birth, death, affidavits, power of attorneys, marriage etc and educational documents like degree, diplomas, matriculation and secondary level certificates. However, commercial documents are excluded from the purview of the Convention.

Procedure: All documents should be first authenticated by the designated agencies in the State from where thedocument has been issued. In case of personal documents, Home Department/General Administration Department arethe designated authorities. In case of educational documents, State Governments have now opened Regional Authentication Centers (RACs) at various States from where the document should first be attested. Documents attested by these authorities then need to be presented to MEA for issue of Apostilles.

Apostille Attestation

Apostille Sticker is done by Ministry of External Affairs New Delhi,Before Apostille we have to do Attest the Document with Local Home Department or Sub Divisional Magistrate, If Commercial Document we have to do Champer of Commerce attestation before Apostille,For US Tax Purpose we have to attest Passport Front and back Xerox copy.

Apostille Charges

7to10 Working Days

3 to 5 Working days

Only Apostille Rs/-1500 Rs/-2500
Pcc Apostille ( Passport Office } Rs/- 1500 Rs/-2500
Passport Apostille { Org Passport Not Req} Rs/-2000 Rs/-3000
SDM + Apostille     Rs/- 5500

Rs/- 6500

Apostille with Home Department Rs/- 6500 { Duration 15 to 20 Working Days

- NA-

Affidavits/Agreement/ Single Status Affidavits etc Rs/- 5500

Rs/- 7500

Commercial Document (including Champer of Commerce Seal )

Rs/- 5500 Rs/- 7500

 

    Contact us on Below Telephones

    Office Timings 10 am to 6.30 pm

    New Delhi  011 45667265 8527507666
    Mumbai 022 24105248 9821443353
    Bangalore 080 65463646 9242048750
    Chennai 044 28140062 9941975071
    Hyderabad 040 64543646 9246145646
    Vizag 0891 2546375 8712276375
    Kochin 0484 6005636 8943561435

 

 


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