Apostille Services in Chennai

Get the best Apostille services in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.  As a trusted Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) authorized company, EAS ensures fast and reliable document legalization. We make your documents globally acceptable under the Hague Apostille Convention. With us, you can skip the stress of the MEA apostille process in Chennai — we validate your documents without extra steps! Our fast, efficient, and budget-friendly apostille service will get worldwide recognition of your educational, degree, marriage, birth certificates, and other documents.

Apostille services in Chennai

Apostille Process in Chennai

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Apostille process in Chennai has 4 stages of Validation.

  • Step 1: Issuing Authority Verification

    Original certificates are validated by the issuing authority. For example, the University of Madras ensures the authenticity of degree certificates.

  • Step 2: Notary Stamp (optional)

    Certain documents may undergo verification by a Notary Public.

  • Step 3: SDM/ HRD Validation

    Next, documents are sent to Tamil Nadu’s Department of Home, Prohibition and Excise for official stamping. Commercial documents are sent to the Chambers of Commerce.

  • Step 4: MEA Authentication

    Finally, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) stamps your submitted document with an official Apostille stamp!

Time Required for MEA Apostille in Chennai

The time it takes to apostille your documents in Chennai normally ranges from 3 to 5 days + transportation time, depending on a variety of circumstances such as
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Type of Document:
Processing times differ for various documents such as educational, personal, and commercial documents.
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Errors:
Any mistakes in the documents will need corrections, which will add to the processing time.
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Volume of Applications:
A significant number of applications will cause the apostille procedure to be delayed.
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Staff Availability:
The availability of officials has a direct impact on the speed with which documents are processed.
Choosing the best apostille agency in Chennai is super important if you want a speedy process. At EAS, we promise an authentic smooth process as we are a Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) approved agency in Chennai. You may rely on us for a rapid and stress-free document apostilling service.

Fees for Apostille Services in Chennai

The prices for the apostilling documents in Chennai are as follows:
Type Of DocumentPrice
Educational DocumentsRs. 2000 to Rs. 4500
Commercial DocumentsRs. 2500 to Rs. 5000
Personal DocumentsRs. 2000 to Rs. 5500
Other DocumentsRs. 4000 to Rs. 7000
EAS provides the most affordable apostille services in Chennai. Our prices are reasonable, and we provide high-quality service with no hidden charges. Choosing us saves you money and guarantees a quick and stress-free apostille process.
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Required Documents for Getting An Apostille

To get an apostille attestation in Chennai, you need to send us the following documents.

Essential Documents

To get an apostille attestation in Chennai, you need to send us the following documents.
  • The original document you need to be apostilled
  • Clear photocopies of the original document
  • Proof of identity (passport or Aadhaar card)

Optional Documents

Thses are some optional documents
  • Notary stamp
  • Verification certificate for educational documents

How to Get Apostille in Chennai in 3 Steps

Getting a MEA Apostille in Chennai is as easy as counting 1…2…3! At EAS, we answer every question to ensure you have no doubts.
Step 1
Discuss Your Requirements with Us:

Discuss your apostille needs with our helpful team in Chennai for guidance and details on the relevant procedures.

Step 2
Send us Your Documents:

Assemble the required documents and send them to us via email, courier, or in person at our Chennai office. We also provide free pick-up for your ease!

Step 3
Relax!:

Relax as our experienced team collaborates with the authorities to validate your document. Once it has been apostilled, we will ship the stamped documents to you.

List of Documents That Require Apostille

If you're wondering which documents require an apostille, find the below list for complete information. Any document, including your degree certificate, marriage certificate, and birth certificate, can be apostilled by us. Here are some popular types of documents that regularly require an apostille for international use.

Personal Documents :

  1. Birth certificates
  2. Marriage certificates
  3. Death certificates
  4. Police clearance certificates (PCC)

Educational Documents :

  1. H.S.C
  2. S.S.C
  3. Degree certificates
  4. Diplomas
  5. Transcripts
  6. Mark sheets

Commercial Documents :

  1. Invoice
  2. Certificates of origin
  3. Power of attorney
  4. Certificates of incorporation
  5. GMP
  6. Free Sale Certificate

Other Documents :

  1. Contracts
  2. agreements
  3. Medical certificates
  4. Patent documents
  5. Divorce decrees
  6. Adoption papers
  7. Affidavits and declarations
Apostilling could be required for documents other than those specified above. Please do not hesitate to contact our team if you require assistance.

Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) Apostille in Chennai

We make it easy to get an Apostille for your Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) in Chennai. A PCC shows you have a clean record with no criminal background. If you’re job-hunting abroad, you’ll need an apostille stamp on your document.

Certificate Apostille in Chennai

We provide Apostille services for various certificates, including educational and work-related documents. Whether it’s a job letter, degree certificate or work experience certificate, our skilled team makes Apostille simple, ensuring that your certificates are globally valid and ready to use.

Birth Certificate Apostille in Chennai

We offer birth certificate apostille service in Chennai. Our simplified approach removes the time-consuming process of apostilling. Simply give us your documents, and we will do the rest, ensuring that your birth certificate is internationally recognised.

Marriage Certificate Apostille in Chennai

If you want to live abroad with your spouse, you must have your marriage certificate apostille. If you live in Chennai, our team of professionals will manage all of the apostille requirements, allowing you to focus on the exciting adventure ahead.

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Everything You Need to Know about Apostilling a Document in Chennai

Find the Frequently Asked Questions regarding apostille services in Chennai. For personalized questions, please feel free to reach out to us.
  • 1: How to Get Apostille in Chennai?

    Getting your documents apostilled in Chennai is simple! You just have to submit your documents to us, and our team will take care of the entire apostilling process for you.

  • 2: What should I do if I make a mistake in my Apostille application?

    No problem! If you make an error in your Apostille application after it has been submitted, we will fix the error before issuing the Apostille.

  • 3: What is the Validity of Apostille in Chennai?

    Apostille is valid for a lifetime but some countries may require an Apostille to be granted within the previous three, six, or twelve months.

  • 4: What is the process for apostille personal documents in Chennai?

    Notary Attestation > SDM/Tamil Nadu State Home Department > Apostille from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

  • 5: What is the apostille process for educational documents in Chennai?

    University Verification > SDM / Tamil Nadu State Secretariat Department / HRD > Attestation from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA India)

  • 6: What is the process for commercial documents apostille in Chennai?

    Chamber of Commerce Attestation > Apostille from Ministry of External Affairs

  • 7: What is an Apostille?

    An Apostille is a stamp provided by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) that validates the authenticity of your public documents and their suitability for use in countries that have signed the Hague Convention.

  • 8: Why is Apostille Required?

    If you intend to use your Indian documents in another country, an Apostille or attestation would be required to assure legal recognition and international acceptability. Apostille also assures that your documents are authentic and not fake.

  • 9: Who needs Apostille?

    Anyone who wishes to use their Indian documents abroad for education, work, personal, or other reasons must get them apostilled. An Apostille ensures that your documents are legally accepted and recognized worldwide.

  • 10: What is the Hague Convention?

    The Hague Convention is a pact between nations that allows documents to be used freely between nations.  If you are migrating or seeking work or education in a Hague Convention-signatory country, you will need an apostille. An attestation is necessary for rest.

  • 11: What is the Difference between Apostille and Attestation?

    Both apostille and attestation make documents worldwide acceptable. Apostille is a Hague Convention stamp, whereas attestation is a more thorough approach for certifying documents for international usage. Anyone seeking to use their documents in nations that have signed the Hague Apostille Convention must obtain an apostille. Others need attestation over apostille.

  • 12: What happens if my Apostille is lost or damaged?

    Don’t worry if your Apostille was misplaced or damaged! A duplicate can be simply acquired. Please contact us to get started.