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Embassy Legalization and Apostille services: We offer services for apostille attestation of all kind of documents
1) What is Attestation?
Certificate Attestation is a process of authenticating or legalizing educational or non educational certificates by the respective Embassy or Consulate. For example to get attestation for UAE the document has to be submitted to UAE embassy or consulate in Delhi. Before submitting the document to the Embassy it has to be attested by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and respective state Home Departments of that particular state to which that document belong. This procedure varies according to the type of document. In some cases certificates has also to be attestated by Notary before submitting to the Home Department. In some of the state HRD documents can be attested directly whereas in some states documents required to be first attested from the respective embassy. To know more detail information please contact our Sales Representatives via firstname.lastname@example.org or log on www.leadsgulf.com and chat with our expert
2) Why attestation is done ?
When you present a legal document in a foreign country, it is often very difficult to determine whether the document is genuine and legal and therefore overseas governments sometimes need proof that the Indian documents which you hold is a genuine and not fake, or the signatures of Indian officials on documents, are genuine before they accept them. The reason for that is job competition with locals/ or to get admission in various courses. Attestation is universal, whether you are coming from Srilanka or America or India. It is the verification of the document. In the attestation / legalization process your documents passes through various level of procedures to confirm that this document is genuine. The attestation process first starts from state level (Home department of states) and after that Central Govt level, Ministry of External affairs (MEA) and at last Certificate Authentication or attestation has to be completed from India or the Country of Origin from where the Certificates are issued. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
3) What documents I need to get attested to get an employment visa?
Normally only the highest qualification education document is required to be attested. It is not necessary to get the attestation on all your education documents. For some jobs based on designation post graduation qualification, graduation certificates may be required to be attested. However this should be first confirmed from the employer, because sometime it depends on the nature and category of the employment. For more details please talk to one of our experts www.leadsgulf.com
4) what documents I need to get attested to apply for a student visa/Family Visa?
All educational Certificates and Mark Sheets including 10th and 12th are required to be attested for Higher education purpose abroad. What documents I need to get attested to get a visa for family (Dependent Visa). If you are interested for your spouse or family visa then you will require the attestation for marriage certificates and date of Birth certificates of your kids (if any). The process of attestation of non-educational document is much simplified as compared to educational documents.. The certificate should be attested from the Ministry of External affairs (MEA) in India and then from the concerned Embassy.
Certificate attestation is required in Marriage Certificate to get a Family Visa.
Birth Certificate attestation required for School admission formalities and visa for kids.
TC attestation also required for School admission purpose.
Certificates and Mark Sheets attestation required for Higher education purpose in abroad.
Affidavit attestation required for the legal procedures. Invoice and Certificate of registration attestation required for collecting the business related payments from abroad. For more details please talk to one of our experts www.leadsgulf.com
5) What commercial documents I need to get attested to open a new business abroad?
Commercial documents like certificate of origin, certificate of incorporation, invoice, physical / chemical analysis reports of products, packaging list, special certificates, Memorandum of association, power of attorney etc could be required to get attested for opening or for collecting the business related payments from abroad. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
6) If I have already done the HRD and MEA attestation do I require it again?
If your documents are already attested from the HRD or MEA then you will not require completing these formalities again, since this is for lifetime and your document has already been authenticated. In this case you require attestation only from the embassy of your new destination country. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
7) My presence is required?
Without your presence we can complete all the procedures for your certificate attestation / Apostille. Higher education, employment, business or migration - whatever your requirements are there related to certificate attestation - we are here for to provide you convenient and speed process even without your presence. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
8) Can you send my completed document to someone else or Abroad?
Yes. We can send your document to anyone in the world. Simply give us your instructions in writing when you send the documents to us. (We will, of course, send you a copy of the completed document for your records). While delivery of document within India is free, document shipment overseas will be charged extra. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
9) How much time required for complete attestation process?
Time taken and cost for the attestation depend on the nature of the document and the country, from which you want the attestation. Every country has a different-different fee structures and time frame to deliver the documents. You should speak to our attestation expert for complete information. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
10) How does your service work?
You simply send your document(s) to us. We will process the task of attestation on your Certificate on your behalf and return the documents to you by Special Delivery. We can also send the documents to a third party or overseas by the fastest Courier service. A range of service levels is available to suit your requirements. We will be happy to discuss and advice on correct document preparation including notary / HRD / GAD / MEA or embassy services in addition to the Apostille. We offer a substantial discount if you have multiple documents at least five or more. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
11) Do I have to pay upfront or can pay you after the attestation is done?
This is as per your own convenience, you can pay our fees any time while we process your document for attestation, but attested document will be dispatched only after the payment confirmation is received from the bank. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
How do I pay you?
Payment can be made by any one of the following option - hard cash or by depositing the amount directly into our account. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
13) How much does it cost?
Every embassy has different-different fees structures; therefore it depends on your choice of country. It also varies depending on your requirement, suppose if you want attestation only from the embassy or from MEA as well as embassy or for the complete task like home /HRD plus MEA plus embassy attestation. The exact quote can be had from our help line number. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
14) What documents do I have to send for attestations?
If it is an Educational Document, you need to send your original degree along with a copy of your Passport, Final year mark sheet and one passport size photograph. If it is a non-educational document like marriage certificate / birth certificate / affidavit PCC etc. then you need to send the original document and passport copy of front page of the concerned person. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
15) Do you also provide visa-stamping services?
Yes beside attestation services we also provide assistance to help all kind of visa stamping like employment visa, dependent visa, tourist visa, business visa. We also provide best rates on air tickets. We can also book all your international courier and cargo at much economical and competitive price. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
16) How you ensure safety of our documents?
We are professionals and a trusted company comprising a team of highly experienced and well-trained staff in the field of document clearing. Our company follows, a certain series of steps during the attestation process, so that none of the documents go missing even by mistake. Special attention is given to each document throughout the process of attestation i.e., from collection to delivery. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
17) What is the security about you handing over the documents safely to us?
We Leadsgulf is a prestigious and reliable company. Since last one decade we are into the document clearing and visa-processing field. Our team consists of trained staff members who possess excellent skills and who care for your documents as same as you do. They very well understand the value of your certificates that you received after going through a tough phase of struggle and hard work. We at Leadsgulf believe Client Satisfaction is the key to success. Satisfied clients will give more business by recommending our services contributing to our growth and therefore we endeavor to deliver best services at all times. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
18) If the certificate is laminated what will you do?
The lamination from the certificate will be removed carefully so as not to cause any damage to the certificate. If your document is laminated then we suggest you should NOT try to remove the lamination yourself since it may harm your precious document, we are habitual in removing the lamination and we adopt special techniques to do this job, therefore we recommend to send the document to us as it is. The attestation stamps will be put on the non- laminated area of the certificate. It is our suggestion to you to avoid laminating your certificates, since different countries demand for different attestations on the certificates and every time removal of lamination may cause some undesirable damages to your valuable certificates. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
19) I should apply for a normal attestation or for Apostille attestation?
If you need the visa from the selected group of countries listed below then you require the Apostille attestation. If your destination country is not included in the following list then you require only normal attestation. All Gulf Countries like UAE, Saudi, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar etc. Require only normal attestation. Apostille is not required for GCC countries. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
20) Which countires require Apostille?
Following countries accept only the Apostille attestation. If your country is not included in the list it means you require a normal / manual stamp of MEA. Member countries of Hague Convention 1961 (Apostille countries) A. Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, China (Macau), China (Hong Kong), Colombia, Cook Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Republic of, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Republic of, Monaco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niue, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Serbia and Montenegro, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, FYR of Macedonia, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom (U.K.), United States of America, Venezuela. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
21) What is an apostille?
Apostille stamp is a square shaped computer generated stamp measuring approx 9 cm , stamped on reverse side of the document from Ministry of External affairs in India, if the country where you intend to use your document is a member of Hague Convention. Then you require Apostille attestation for your document. This is a unique computer generated stamp having a unique identification number, through which any of the member of Hague conventions can check it's authenticity online and once your document is attested Apostille, it is not required to get it attested further from the concerned embassy. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
22) What Kind Of Documents Can Be Apostille Or Legalized By The Embassy?
All kind of educational, non-educational and commercial documents. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
23) How do i get my documents translated?
We provide both the services, translation as well attestations. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
24) Do you apostille and legalize documents from other countries?
No, This is not just a normal attestation and this is a legalization of your document and it can't be done on Photocopy /Xerox copies or Color scans. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com/p>
25) What are full forms of the short terms used in this website?
HRD - Human resource Department - This department works under the home ministry of the particular state and maintains the record of all degree certificate issued from Universities of that state.
GAD - General Administrative Department
SDM - Sub Divisional Magistrate. For more details please talk to our one of experts www.leadsgulf.com
Training Certificate attestation/Legalization/Apostille
All other Certificate attestation/Legalization/Apostille
26) Guidelines For Attestation Of Educational Certificates/Other Documents
The Embassy/Consulate also performs notarial functions like attestation of academic certificates, diplomas, marriage and birth certificates issued in India, power of attorney and other such documents executed by Indian citizens in India and UAE. The fee prescribed is Dhs. 80/- if the attestation relates to a document dealing with property matters. For other attestations, the fee prescribed is Dhs. 40/- for each attestation. For details of fee, please refer to Fee Schedule. The document to be attested must be presented in original with a photocopy and signed before the Consular Officer, who will verify and satisfy himself about the identity of the executant/deponent from his passport. The original passport and a photocopy to be presented for this purpose The service is rendered the same day.
The Government of UAE requires all educational certificates, professional or academic, emanating from India to be attested by the Indian Embassy/Consulate in UAE for further attestation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of UAE Government before grant of UAE Visa. The UAE Government also accepts educational certificates attested by their Embassy in New Delhi and Consulate in Mumbai provided the certificates were also attested first by the Consular Section of the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India (Counter at Ground Floor, Patiala House, Tilak Marg, New Delhi)
27) All certificates submitted to the Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi and Consulate General of India Dubai, for attestation should, therefore, be got first attested in India by the agencies detailed below:-
Concerned State Board of Secondary Education.
Diploma/Vocational Training Certificates/ Experience Certificates/ Marriage Certificate, Birth or Death Certificate etc.
Authorised Officer of the Department of Home Affairs of the State where the institution, which issued the certificate, is situated.
Authorised Officer of the Department of Secondary Education and Higher Education, Scholarship Division, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India, (Address: A-I/W-3, Curzon Road Barracks, Kasturbha Gandhi Marg, New Delhi-110001 Tel: 0091-11-3384501); and
Consular Section, (CPV Division), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, (Address: Ground Floor, Patiala House, Tilak Marg, New Delhi.
The certificate/documents for attestation should be submitted to the Embassy/Consulate along with a photocopy of the certificate/document and a copy of his/her passport. The original passport should be presented for verification and return. Private firms applying for attestation of documents should submit a written request stating the purpose of the attestation.
Note: All applicants should identify themselves by presenting the original passport. (In case of submission by a company, a request letter on company letter head and duly signed by the authorized signatory of the firm should be attached).
Nature of Certificate
i) Original Certificate duly attested/ authenticated by the Home Department (General Administration Branch) of the concerned state and its photocopy.
ii) A copy of the passport.
i) Original Certificate duly attested/ authenticated by the Home Department/ General Administration of the concerned state and its photocopy. Photocopy of parent's passport, indicating page bearing resident visa.
i) The Driving Licence in original duly attested/ authenticated by the Home Department (General Administration Branch) of the concerned state and its photocopy.
ii) Sworn Affidavitclick to download (in duplicate) in the format prescribed.
iii) A photocopy of the first five pages and the page bearing the resident visa of applicant's passport and his license.
i) Original document duly attested by the General Administration Branch of the concerned state (or the concerned Department/ Ministry of the State Govt.)
ii) A photocopy of the first five pages and the page bearing the resident visa of the applicant's passport.
Certificates/Documents, Salary Certificates, issued by organizations in the UAE
(i) Original Document, duly attested by the UAE M/o Foreign Affairs (Consular Section)
ii) Photocopy of the document and passport.
Sworn Affidavit/ Power of Attorney
i) Original Affidavit/ Power of Attorney with a duplicate copy to be signed in the presence of the Consular officer.
ii) The original passport and a photocopy of the first five pages and the page bearing the current valid resident visa.
iii) Personal presence of the Executant with the original passport before the Consular Officer is compulsory.
iv) A recent passport size photograph of the executant (and Attorney, if present) should be affixed on top of the front page of the Power of Attorney.
i) A declaration in the prescribed form duly filled.
ii) Photocopy of the first five pages and the page bearing the current valid resident visa of the passport of the applicant.
i) Sponsorship declaration in the format prescribedclick to download - duly filled and complete in all respects.
ii) A photocopy of the first five pages and the page bearing the current valid resident visa of the passport held by the Sponsor/ Declarant.
iii) Either the salary certificate of the sponsor or a photocopy of his/ her residence visa.
[NOTE : SD is not attested in r/o women below 30 years and those brought by private companies on visit visa for employment]
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29) Birth Certificate Attestation
Birth Certification attestation is required for getting the children school admission in gulf and other countries attestation of birth certificates is to be completed first from home country where the certificates are issued from, and later by the foreign country where the candidate is seeking school admission. Ones all the attestation formalities are completed from India or the home country of the certificate holder, it should be attested from Indian consulate or embassy of the foreign country.
We provide expedited legalization services to certify documents from different embassies like U.A.E embassy, U.K embassy, Canadian embassy etc. we are a professionally managed company specializing in worldwide authentication of documents or certificates for international use.
When it comes to having your important documents attested quickly you can't rely on small town agents as your documents have to be attested from different departments which usually are spread in different cities in India. We on the other hand have more than 50 offices in different strategic locations of India. All the attestation work is handled by our own offices in India.