Apostile Services

Apostile Services :

Apostile Services is a type of attestation service in which documents are legalized in a particular format that is acceptable in all nations that belong to the Hague Convention. Essentially, Apostile Services is an international attestation that is acceptable in about 92 countries, and most of the western world recognizes Apostille.

Certificate Apostile is a certificate that verifies and confirms the seal and signature of the person who authenticates the document. There are designated authorities in every country to issue apostille certificates or legalization.

Apostille stamp is a square-shaped computer-generated sticker stamp, pasted on the reverse of the document by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. This is a unique computer-generated stamp having a unique identification number, through which any member country of The Hague convention can check its authenticity online. Under normal circumstances, once the document is apostilled, it does not require to be attested further from the concerned embassy.

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If a document is apostilled, it does not require to be attested.

Apostiles are commonly issued for various documents related to adoption cases, commercial documents, educational documents, court records, land records, school documents, and patent applications. Not all countries can issue apostille, but only the countries that had signed an agreement for abolishing the need for public documents’. Once apostille is obtained, it is automatically considered ‘valid’ and ‘acceptable’ in all the 98 Hague convention countries.

Hague Apostile Country List

Albania Denmark Latvia Romania
Andorra Dominica Lesotho Russian Federation
Antigua and Barbuda Dominican Republic Liberia
Argentina Liechtenstein Saint Kitts and Nevis
Armenia Ecuador Lithuania Saint Lucia
Australia El Salvador Luxembourg Saint Vincent
Austria Estonia Samoa
Azerbaijan Malawi San Marino
Fiji Malta Sao Tome and Principe
Bahamas Finland Marshall Islands Serbia
Bahrain France Mauritius Seychelles
Barbados Georgia Mexico Singapore
Belarus Germany Moldova, Republic of Slovakia
Belgium Greece Monaco Slovenia
Belize Grenada Mongolia South Africa
Bolivia Guatemala Montenegro Spain
Bosnia and Herzegovina Guyana Morocco Suriname
Botswana Swaziland
Brazil Honduras Namibia Sweden
Brunei Darussalam Hungary Netherlands Switzerland
Bulgaria New Zealand
Burundi Iceland Nicaragua Tajikistan
India Niue Tonga
Cape Verde Indonesia Norway Trinidad and Tobago
Chile Ireland Tunisia
China-Hong Kong-Macao Only Israel Oman Turkey
Colombia Palau Ukraine
Cook Islands Japan Panama United Kingdom of Great Britain
Costa Rica Jamaica Paraguay and Northern Ireland
Croatia Peru Uruguay
Cyprus Kazakhstan Philippines Uzbekistan
Czech Republic Korea, Republic of Poland
Kosovo Portugal Vanuatu
Kyrgyzstan Venezuela
  • Any document issued by an authority or by an official covered by a jurisdiction of the State, including those coming from the public prosecutor, a clerk of the court or a bailiff;
  • Administrative documents such as deeds from the public records office;
  • Notarial deeds;
  • Official declarations such as references of registration, visas for a set date and certifications of signature, applied to private agreements.
Procedure for apostille of Indian documents are as follows:
  • Home department Authentication (HRD)
  • Apostille Sticker from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)
  • Sub divisional magistrate
  • Apostille sticker from Ministry of External Affairs
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