Apostille is a method by which documents are legalized in a particular format so that they get accepted by all the nations of Hague convention by attesting them. In India, only MEA (The Ministry of External Affairs) has the sole authority to Apostille the documents of local people. Superb Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. is an authorized company that collects and delivers documents on behalf of MEA for further Apostille process.

Marriage and Birth Certificate Apostille –

The procedure of getting attained an Apostille sticker on the birth certificate is Birth Certificate Apostille.

Before going for your birth certificate attestation, first of all, it's necessary to understand the situations under which it is required. Following are the possible situations for which the attestation should be done-

  • Travelling abroad for work.
  • Dependent visa (wife or husband).
  • For the admission of your kids in a foreign school.
  • Verification of students age in foreign Universities or colleges.
The need for Marriage certificate Apostille-
  • Migration purpose
  • To get visas for family members

Documents that need to be submitted to authorized body i.e. The Ministry of External affairs should be original. Birth and marriage certificates are required to Apostille them respectively. In addition to this, passport photocopy is required in both cases.

Procedures for marriage and birth certificate Apostille are:
  • Local state Notary – This is the first most step done before any legislature certificate procedure. It is done by acquiring a stamp or signature from the local notary.
  • Home Department Attestation – State Home Department performs the verification for personal documents that include a marriage certificate, death certificate and birth certificate.
  • Apostille – This is the final step in which MEA (The Ministry of current Affairs) of India provides an Apostille stamp with an MEA stamp.

Degree Apostille

Documents that are related to education or your education accomplishments in your past are said to be educational documents. These types of documents include degree certificate, SSC certificate, transfer certificate, transcript certificate, mark sheet, school leaving certificate, engineering certificate, diploma certificate, nursing certificate etc. Degree related documents are required to be authenticated due to the following reasons:

  • If one wants to go for higher studies in a foreign country.
  • To acquire visas for family members.

Procedure for getting degree apostille:

  • Regional level - This initial stage is carried on by a local notary and also universities for the authentication of the degree.
  • State Government - Three different departments perform the authentication for further attestation. These are Human Resource Department (HRD), State Home Department (SHD), Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM).
  • Apostille – This is the final step carried MEA which issues an Apostille stamp besides with MEA stamp on the certificate.