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Apostille Services in Mumbai

Attestation service in mumbai for Maharashtra issued document

Apostille services in Mumbai are verifying, legalizing, validating, and attesting the documents issued from Maharashtra or Mumbai. The documents may be issued from any state in India and can be Apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs ( MEA ) in India.
Apostille services in Mumbai can be done by verified agencies from MEA.
MEA has outsourced this job to us. Apostille is a Sticker, Seal and Stamp from the Ministry of External Affairs ( MEA ) in India. Apostille from MEA is a proof that the documents issued from India are True, Legal and valid.

As we all know, if we are travelling outside the country for Job / Work Purpose, Education Purpose, Business Purpose or anything, the travelling country’s Embassy / Consulate will ask us to Submit certain documents for various purposes. It may be to issue Visa, to admit in universities or to provide citizenship etc. For many purposes you need to submit to certain documents. They may be Educational or Non-Educational ( Personal ). So before submitting the documents there they need to be verified. The process of verifying the documents or legalizing the documents is known as Apostille. And the verification will be from Ministry of External Affairs ( MEA in India. Apostille or Attestation in Mumbai will be from MEA only. Attestation for your documents such as Marriage certificate, Birth certificate, Death Certificate, Divorce Decree / certificate, Educational documents and Legal documents ( Personal or Company ) in Mumbai is known as Apostille Attestation in Mumbai.

Birth certificate MEA apostille
A Typical apostille From Ministry of external affairs India

How to get Apostille services in Mumbai / Maharashtra:

Ministry of External Affairs Attestation ( Apostille ) in Mumbai / Maharashtra can be done in 2 ways.

  1. State Authentication / Attestation
  2. Sub Divisional Magistrate ( SDM ) Attestation / Authentication

4 Simple steps to get MEA Apostille on your Documents 

  1. Register on Apostille Portal 
  2. Collect all  Documents you want to Apostille 
  3. Submit the Original / Photocopies of documents
  4. Receive Documents with Apostille Directly to your home

State authentication

State attestation is known as HRD Attestation for Educational documents and for non-educational documents Home department verification is required.  You need to go to respective universities, Secretariat offices, DC offices and Regional Authentication centers ( RAC ) for this work ( State Attestation ).

If you are travelling to Italy or Austria, then state attestation is required. For all the other Hague nations SDM Apostille is enough, legal, valid and accepted.

Sub Divisional Magistrate ( SDM ) Attestation / Authentication.

Sub Divisional Magistrate ( SDM ) Attestation / Authentication will be from Delhi. It’s the fastest mode of verification since only one department is involved.

State Attestation Process takes longer time compared to SDM attestation. It’s better to do SDM Apostille since it is fast.

And for Mumbai / Maharashtra issued documents Home department attestation is done for all the documents at a faster rate. Time Consumption for Home Department attestation is less compared to other states. 

The process for certificate attestation in Mumbai is the same as you get in any part of India. It’s the same Apostille from Ministry of External Affairs only. If the documents are from Maharashtra then people who stay nearby Mumbai will prefer to submit the documents to Mumbai office.

To get certificate attestation in Mumbai,

  • Register for apostille
  • Submit the documents
  • Pay for the Apostille
  • Receive documents after Apostille to your Address.

Documents required for Apostille services in Mumbai

To get a Certificate Attestation in Mumbai you need to have all the original documents that need attestation. You should have all the original documents or true copies issued by the same issuing authorities of the original document.
supporting documents are also required for these documents. Supporting documents include Passports, Govt Id proofs, offer letters, admission confirmation from foreign universities and semester marks cards.

Validity of Apostille Attestation in Mumbai

Apostille / Attestation from MEA ( Ministry of External Affairs ) is valid for 6 months and State Attestation ( Home Department Attestation & HRD Attestation ) is valid for lifetime. State Authentication / Attestation is one time validation for any document. And for Mumbai / Maharashtra issued documents Home department attestation is done for all the documents at a faster rate. Time Consumption for Home Department attestation is less compared to other states.

Register for Online MEA Apostille

Provide applicant details

Following are the details an Apostille contains:

Steps involved in Apostille

What happens once I apply for apostille?

Once you apply for apostille we will check the document for authenticity and will check the document with concerned departments for correctness. 
if the document submitted to us is proper we will process it further to SDM.
After SDM signs the document it will be processed through MEA for apostille. We will check the details of the apostille itself like your name date and seals. If there is any correction required we will process the document again.

Frequently asked questions

You can send us via any courier service available in your city, DHL or DTDC.
You can submit the document at office or we can pick up the documents from your home 

Generally it will take 3-4 days to get apostille from ministry of external affairs.
Basically it depends on how fast the document is moved between the govt departments to govt departments

If you have any further questions or need more clarification, feel free to call us at 7406384899