Birth Certificate Attestation is quite necessary procedure before one apply for his/her kid’s admission in schools abroad. Authentication of birth certificate signifies the genuinty of the date of birth. The attestation has to be first done from the state (home) where the certificate was issued, external affairs, further by the embassy where the applicant is seeking for school admission. Birth Certificate is one of the major certificates for a child to prove his date of birth, obtain admission in school, to enter into a valid employment contract etc. It is an official evidence of legal recognition of the child as a member of society. Birth Certificate Attestation is compulsory for applying a family visa or when a child needs to be taken abroad along with parents.

Birth Certificate is attested for several reasons for instance if a child is to be taken abroad along with parents or to get educated abroad etc. That is when a child needs to procure admission in a school abroad, the certificate is to be attested by the state Home department. A birth certificate is an official evidence of a person’s birth is now easy to obtain usually including the names of the parents. Attestation on birth certificate is required for applying for a family visa.

Birth Certificate Attestation Process :-

First, birth certificate should be attested from State Home Department. Secondly it will be attested from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi. Finally the Birth Certificate will be attested from the concern Embassy

Apostille Service can also be done in Birth Certificate. Sub-Divisional Magistrate [SDM] will be done through Ministry of External Affairs.

Required Documents :-

1.  Original document
2.  Visa copy
3.  Passport copy
4.  If child didn’t have passport copy parents passport copy should be submitted.

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