Birth certificate apostille is required if you're travelling abroad. We provide Birth certificate apostille services in India.
A birth certificate is one of the most important documents that is required by an individual. It is not only a vital document in India but is also needed by NRIs for different purposes. These birth certificates are required to apply for a visa, passport, or license. The birth certificate issued in India needs to be apostille to use in a foreign country. The first document that is issued by the government is the birth certificate, which is issued by the municipal corporation. You would not find the child’s name in the old birth certificates, so the birth certificate will need to be re-issued. Birth certificates without the name can also be processed, but the apostille’s name will be blank. Apostille is given only by the ministry of affairs. You have the choice of two kinds of an apostille birth certificate in India. Selecting the right one will make your work easier and quicker. It will also prevent rejection from the embassy of the country you are planning to settle.
An Apostille is a kind of square-shaped stamp affixing by MEA, Government of India, on the document’s backside. Any kind of documents issued in one country must be used in another country must be authenticated and legalized or, more specifically, apostilled to be recognized as valid in the foreign country. Apostille birth certificate is required where the documents are to be used in countries that are members of the Hague apostille convention. These documents are to be attested by the Indian ministry of external affairs.
There are certain situations where MEA attestation is required for the birth certificate. They are-
The following documents are required-
Apostilled documents and the original document can be shipped anywhere in India by a trusted courier service company at the applicable courier charges.
There are two ways of getting an apostille for any document. Here it is about the birth certificate.
for the home department attestation for the birth certificate, one needs to follow the following procedure.
If the birth certificate attestation in India is not possible from the respective home department, it can be apostilled from ministry of external affairs after the attestation from the sub-divisional magistrate also.
With the two ways of apostille birth certificate, it is crucial to choose the right one. This is relatively simple. If you are traveling to a country that belongs to the Hague nation list, then SDM is the ideal choice to save you money and time. If the country you are traveling to does not belong to the Hague nation list, then state attestation is a must, done by MEA and embassies of the required countries.
All the MEA apostilles, whether through state or SDM authentication, have a validity of 6 months. This needs to be reviewed every six months.
It is not easy for the NRIs to get the birth certificate attestation in India as it involves a series of steps and processes. They need some professional services for completing the tedious process of apostille birth certificate in India. Norway is one such platform that eases any work related to administrative documentation, immigration, financial, and other real estate accounting aspects. They have excellent customer support and are available 24/7 for taking queries. NRI way has professional agents that assist you in procuring the apostille sticker. You just need to give your documents, and they will handle the rest.
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