An Apostille is a type of attestation in which documents are legalized in a particular format that is acceptable in all nations that belong to the Hague Convention. Essentially, It’s an International attestation that is acceptable in about 92 countries, and most of the western world recognizes Apostille.
Apostille stamp is a square shaped computer generated sticker stamp, pasted behind the document by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. It 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.
If a document is apostilled, it does not require to be attested.
10th / 12th / School Transfer Certificates(TC) / Diploma Certificates / UG Degree / PG Degree / Mark sheets / Transcripts / Birth Certificate / Marriage Certificate / Death Certificate / Medical Certificate / Finger Print / Bonafide Certificate / Divorce Certificate / Experience Certificate / Salary Certificate / Migration certificate / Power of Attorney / Memorandum & Articles of Association / Trade License / Invoice / Certificate of Incorporation / Certificate of Registration etc..
The procedure for legalizing a foreign document varies from country to country. In International law, Attestation is the process of certifying a document so a foreign country’s legal system will recognize it. The process is used routinely in International commerce.
Members of Hague Convention
|Austria||India||Republic of Moldova|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Japan||Singapore|
|Burkina Faso||Latvia||South Africa|
|Cyprus||Mexico||The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia|
|Estonia||New Zealand||United States of America|