If you want to travel to another country you will need to apply for a visa and as a matter of fact, the visa will be issued only when officials have verified your documents thus this make attestation of required documents necessary. Similarly, if you are looking for a family visa then attestation of the marriage certificate attestation is mandatory.

It is first required to attest the marriage certificate in the country where the marriage was solemnized and later attest the certificate by the country where you are applying for the family visa. One must know that without a valid attestation you can’t get a family visa.

Like any another attestation process for getting family visa in foreign countries, marriage certificate attestation too is a key element to prove the authentication of the marriage and not stating it void.

Marriage certificate attestation is required in other countries to obtain family residence visa, or to sponsor the spouse.

Marriage Certificate Attestation Procedures :-

In the beginning, the certificates are attested by the Home Department of the state, where the marriage was registered. After that, MEA attestation is done. Then Finally concerned Embassy attestation will be done.

Apostille Service can also be done in Marriage certificate. SDM will be done through Ministry of External Affairs in this certificate.

The main documents required for marriage certificate attestation are described as follows :-

1. Original Certificate
2. Copy of passport

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