Indian Certificate
Attestation for Abroad

Indian Certificate Attestation for Abroad: Your Gateway to Global Opportunities

Are you planning to study in a university in the US,or relocating to the UAE for a job in Dubai, Abu dhabi or anywhere in the UAE, or going for a family reunion with loved ones in Canada?  The first step is ensuring your Indian certificates are properly attested to be recognized in your destination country. GloboPrime, your trusted partner for attestation in India, facilitates attestation for popular destinations, including the USA, UK, France, Germany, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Oman, Bahrain, and Malaysia.

What is Indian Certificate Attestation?

Think of Indian certificate attestation as an official verification process that confirms the authenticity of your Indian educational certificates, personal documents, or commercial documents for use in another country. Attestation ensures the receiving country recognizes the issuing authority in India and the validity of your documents.

Why is Indian Certificate Attestation Required?

Attestation is mandatory for various purposes abroad, including:

  • Visa Applications: Secure visas for work, study, or family reunification in your chosen country.
  • Higher Education: Ensure your academic qualifications are accepted by foreign universities.
  • Employment Opportunities: verified educational and professional certificates are mandatory for job purposes abroad.
  • Marriage Registration: Obtain official recognition of your marriage certificate in your new country of residence.

Business Ventures: Conduct seamless business dealings with attested commercial documents.

Document Attestation in India: General Process

  • Document Collection: Based on your destination country’s requirements.
  • State Attestation : Attestation from Home department ,HRD/SDM
  • MEA Attestation:  
  • Translation (if needed): Certified translation services.
  • Embassy/Consulate Legalization: Of your destination country.

 

Attestation Requirements for Different Countries

USA

USA

  • Typical Attestation Process
      1. State Attestation (if needed): Some states require pre-attestation from authorities like the relevant State Department of Education for educational certificates, or the State Home Department for certain personal documents.
      2. MEA Attestation:  
      3. U.S. Embassy/Consulate Legalization: Obtain legalization from the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi or a U.S. Consulate in other major Indian cities.
  • State-Specific Requirements (Examples):
      1. Maharashtra: Educational documents may need pre-attestation from the Mantralaya in Mumbai.
      2. Rajasthan: Some educational documents might need pre-attestation from the Rajasthan Secretariat in Jaipur.
  • Document Attestation: Process Steps Personal Documents
      1. Notarization: Get your original document notarized by a licensed notary public.
      2. State Attestation (if needed): Obtain attestation from the designated state authority (e.g., Home Department, GAD, Education Department, etc.).
      3. MEA Attestation
      4. U.S. Embassy/Consulate Legalization
  • Commercial Documents
    1. Chamber of Commerce Attestation: Obtain initial attestation from your local Chamber of Commerce.
    2. MEA Attestation
    3. U.S. Embassy/Consulate Legalization

UK

  • Typical Attestation Process
      • State Attestation (if needed): Follow the guidelines as mentioned for the USA.
      • MEA Attestation
      • UK High Commission Legalization: Obtain legalization from the British High Commission in New Delhi or Consulates in other major cities.
  • Document Attestation: Process Steps (similar to the USA, with the UK High Commission as the final authority instead of the U.S. Embassy/Consulate)

France

  • Typical Attestation Process
      1. State Attestation (if needed)
      2. MEA Attestation
      3. Translation (if needed): Official translation into French by a certified translator.
      4. French Embassy/Consulate Legalization: Obtain legalization from the French Embassy (usually the Consular Section) in New Delhi or a Consulate in another city.
  • Document Attestation: Process Steps
    Personal Documents
      1. Notarization: Get your original document notarized by a licensed notary public.
      2. State Attestation (if needed): Obtain attestation from the designated state authority.
      3. MEA Attestation
      4. Translation (if needed)
      5. French Embassy/Consulate Legalization
  • Commercial Documents
    1. Chamber of Commerce Attestation: Obtain initial attestation from your local Chamber of Commerce.
    2. MEA Attestation
    3. Translation (if needed)
    4. French Embassy/Consulate Legalization

Saudi Arabia

  1. State Attestation :
  2. MEA Attestation: Ministry of External Affairs
  3. Saudi Embassy/Consulate Attestation

UAE

  1. State Attestation :
  2. MEA Attestation: Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.
  3. UAE Embassy Attestation

Malaysia

  1. State Attestation :
  2. MEA Attestation: Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.
  3.  Malaysian High Commission/Consulate.
  • Personal Documents ( Birth Certificate Attestation):
    1. Notary Public (for verification and copy creation)
    2. Home Department of the issuing state
    3. MEA Attestation
    4. Legalization by the US Embassy/Consulate
  • Educational Documents ( Degree Certificate Attestation):
    1. University Verification (verifies issuance from the institution)
    2. HRD Attestation of the issuing state
    3. MEA Attestation
    4. Legalization by the US Embassy/Consulate
  • Commercial Documents: ( Certificate of Incorporation Attestation)
    1. Notary Public
    2. Local Chamber of Commerce (verifies company legitimacy)
    3. MEA Attestation
    4. Legalization by the US Embassy/Consulate

States with Additional Attestation Requirements:

  •  Maharashtra: Educational documents issued by universities in Maharashtra often require prior attestation by the Mantralaya (State Secretariat) in Mumbai before proceeding with MEA attestation.
  • Goa: Documents issued in these territories often require pre-attestation by the respective State Secretariats before seeking MEA verification.

  • Rajasthan: Some educational documents might need pre-attestation from the Rajasthan Secretariat in Jaipur.

  • Kerala Some documents may require pre-attestation from the State Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Depending on the document, attestation from the Secretariat in Lucknow might be needed.

  • Karnataka: Pre-attestation from authorities in Bangalore could be necessary.

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