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What is Apostille? What is Attestation of Documents?

What is Apostille

Defination of Apostille:

Apostille is a French word and it is pronounced as "Aah-pos-tille" (ापोस्टिले ) which means re-Attestation. Apostille is an international agreement outlined by the Hague Conference on Private International Law. It was signed on 5th October 1961 in Netherlands. Apostille certify the authenticity as well as confirm the origin of foreign public Document.

"Apostille" एक फ्रांसीसी शब्द है और इसे "आह-पोस-टाइल" (aposthil) के रूप में उच्चारित किया जाता है जिसका अर्थ है पुन: सत्यापन। "Apostille" ंतर्राष्ट्रीय कानून पर हेग सम्मेलन द्वारा उल्लिखित एक अंतर्राष्ट्रीय समझौता है। यह नीदरलैंड में 5 अक्टूबर 1961 को हस्ताक्षर किया गया था। "Apostille" प्रामाणिकता प्रमाणित करने के साथ-साथ विदेशी सार्वजनिक दस्तावेज़ की उत्पत्ति की पुष्टि करता है।

The following Countries are the Member of Hague Convention simply Hague Conventional Country. If someone is planning to go anyone of the following mentioned Country for Higher Study or better Job purpose then their personal Documents like Degree, Diploma, Experience, Birth, Marriage, PCC Certificate needs to be Apostilled from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India.

Name of the Countries where Apostille is require:

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, THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA, TUNISIA, TURKEY, UKRAINE, UNITED KINGDOM (UK), UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (USA), URUGUAY, VENEZUELA, VIETNAM, ZAMBIA

What is Attestation of Documents

Definition of document authentication to be used abroad:

The act to execute a document bearing witness to its authenticity, by signing any authorized person it to affirm that it is genuine. The certification by the means of a Seal and Signature by a Government authorized person on an original document is known as Attestation or Authentication. Here Authentication is more appropriate word for the definition of document Attestation to be used abroad.

एक मूल दस्तावेज पर एक सरकारी अधिकृत व्यक्ति द्वारा सील और हस्ताक्षर के माध्यम से प्रमाणीकरण को सत्यापन या प्रमाणीकरण के रूप में जाना जाता है। यहां विदेश में उपयोग किए जाने वाले दस्तावेज़ सत्यापन की परिभाषा के लिए प्रमाणीकरण अधिक उपयुक्त शब्द है।

The following Countries are the non Member of Hague Convention simply non Hague Conventional Country. If someone is planning to go anyone of the following mentioned Country for Higher Study or better Job purpose then their personal Documents like Degree, Diploma, Experience, Birth, Marriage, PCC Certificate needs to be Attested from the Embassy or Consulate present in India of the Concerned Country after the Attestation of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India.

Name of the Countries where Embassy Attestation is require:

AFGHANISTAN, ALGERIA, ANGOLA, ARGENTINA, BAHRAIN, BANGLADESH, BHUTAN, BRAZIL, BULGARIA, CAMBODIA, CHILE, CHINA, COLOMBIA, CUBA, ECUADOR, EGYPT, EL SALVADOR, ETHIOPIA, GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, HUNGARY, INDONESIA, IRAN, IRAQ, JORDAN, KAZAKHSTAN, KUWAIT, LIBYA, MALAYSIA, MONGOLIA, MOZAMBIQUE, MYANMAR, NEPAL, NIGERIA, OMAN, PAKISTAN, PANAMA, PARAGUAY, PERU, PHILIPPINES, PORTUGAL, QATAR, SRI LANKA, SUDAN, SYRIA, THAILAND, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, UZBEKISTAN, VIETNAM, YEMEN, ZAMBIA, ZIMBABWE

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