Birth Certificate Apostille
Apostille Services for Birth Certificate in India
Get the best birth certificate apostille services in India. It is essential for individuals planning to use their birth certificates in foreign countries that are part of the Hague Convention. It is used for various purposes, such as immigration, education, or employment. It validates the authenticity of the birth document and ensures its legal acceptance in the destination country.
Birth Certificate Apostille Process in India
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Apostille process for birth certificate in India goes through 3 stages of verification.
Step1: Notary Stamp
Your birth certificate is first notarized by a notary Public.
Step2: SDM/ Home Department Validation
Next, your birth certificate is sent to SDM or the Home Department for state-level verification.
Step3: MEA Apostille
The final step is the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) stamping your birth certificate with an official Apostille stamp, making it ready for global use.
Fees & Time Required for Getting Your Birth Certificate Apostilled in India
In India, the time required to apostille your birth document is 3 to 7 days and it costs INR 1500 to 7000. The processing time & cost will be affected by a few factors like
Processing times & cost for state-level verification will differ from state to state.
if there are any discrepancies or errors in your birth certificate, it will need revisions and add to the time and cost.
High Volume of Applications:
A surge of applications at the relevant authority will cause the process to be delayed.
The availability of resources at relevant authorities will affect the processing time.
Required Documents for Getting An Apostille Stamp
How Do I Get an Apostille on My Birth Certificate?
With EAS, getting your birth certificate ready for use in Hague Convention countries can be done in 2 easy steps.
Send us Your Documents
Gather the papers you need and send them to us by email, courier, or bring them to our nearby office. We even offer free pick-up to make it easier for you!
Relax while our expert team works with officials to make sure your birth certificate is verified — from the notary stamp to the MEA apostille. Once that’s done, we’ll send the stamped papers straight to you!
Who Needs Apostille Birth Certificate?
Whether you’re applying for a visa, enrolling in a foreign school, or establishing residency, any birth proof apostille is a crucial step in the document authentication process. It’s needed for:
What Does an Apostille Look Like on a Birth Paper?
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These are some commonly asked questions, If you have any unique questions, please contact our team.
1: What is an apostille?
An apostille is a specific stamp that makes your documents official and valid in a few nations that have signed the Hague Convention. It’s like a worldwide declaration that your documents are valid. If you plan to travel, work, study, or do anything important in another nation, you will require an apostille on your documents.
2: What is the difference between attestation and apostilling?
Attesting and apostilling your birth paper is needed to prove their genuineness. While attestation is a broad term for validating your document, an apostille is used for countries that are part of the Hague Convention.
3: What is the Hague Convention?
The Hague Convention is an agreement among countries to simplify document verification, ensuring the easy acceptance of official papers across borders. Currently, 126 countries are part of the Hague Convention, including India.
4: What is the validity of an apostilled Birth certificate?
It lasts forever, but the country you’re going to might want it to be issued recently.
5: How to get a USA birth certificate Apostille in India?
Getting your certificate stamped for the USA in India is easy with EAS. Just contact us, and we’ll help you through the steps to make sure your birth certificate gets the special stamp it needs.
6: Obtaining an Apostille for a UK birth certificate in India
To get a UK certificate Apostille in India, you have to send your documents to us and we will get it apostilled from the relevant authorities.