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Marriage Certificate Apostille by MEA and Embassy Attestation Services

Besically the 'Marriage Certificate' is a proof and evidence of date of Marriage, name of parents or legal guardians, Nationality, place of Marriage etc. of a married person. The Marriage Certificate is a mandatory and very crucial Document for every married citizen. When an married Indian is planning to go overseas for higher study or better job purpose, then Attested or 'Apostilled Marriage Certificate' is required.

When the destination Country is a Hague Conventional Country (HCC) then their Marriage Certificate will be 'Apostilled by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)', Govt. of India. Prior MEA Apostille the Marriage Certificate must be Attested from Notary Public as well as a competent Signatory of MEA, Govt. of India. For Marriage Certificate Apostille the State Level Attestation will be done from Regional Attestation Center (RAC), General Administrative Department (GAD), Home Department, Secretariat, Commissioner, High Commissioner, Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) etc. as per the authority given by the MEA to different States.

The Apostilled Marriage Certificate is applicable for following Countries

Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Macedonia, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom (UK), United States of America (USA), Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia

If the person is going to a Non Hague Conventional Country then the Marriage Certificate will be Attested and Legalized from the Embassy or Consulate of the destination Country present in India. Prior Embassy Attestation of Marriage Certificate it will be Attested from Notary Public, Attestation from State Level as mentioned above and the Attestation from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Govt. of India.

The Embassy Attested and Legalized Marriage Certificate is required for following Countries

Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, China, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Libya, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, New Zealand, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Uganda, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Uzbekistan, Yemen, Zimbabwe

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