Document Apostille Services in Pune
Are you one of those who are struggling to get their documents apostilled in Pune? Are you also looking for someone to help you out in attaining the visa? Worry no more! We’ve got your back!
We are a team of professionals who specialises in all kinds of apostille procedures, be it educational purposes or non-educational purposes (such as employment visa, work visa or dependent visa). We are a group of skilled professionals who aim to provide the best services to our clients at an affordable rate.
Why and When Apostille is Required?
In general terms, an apostille is a document certification and authentication procedure which verifies and legalizes your personal and legal documents such as a marriage certificate, birth certificate, degree certificate, etc, which can be used in countries that are members of the “ Hague Convention “.
Your documents will be validated when they will be apostilled by officials of your home country. The MEA, ministry of external affairs, verifies and puts an apostille stamp on all the legal documents, further which can be used abroad!
Certificate apostille is important for international uses like getting a visa, travelling to a foreign country, admission to foreign universities, for business or work purposes, etc. Let us understand the process of Apostille for different categories of documents in the below section.
Process of Educational Document Apostille Attestation
- 1. Notary
- 2. SDM or HRD Attestation
- 3. MEA Attestations
Process of Personal document Apostille Attestation
- 1. Notary
- 2. Home Department of Mumbai Mantralaya
- 3. MEA Attestations
Procedure for Educational Documents Apostille
Here is the brief Guide about the process of Attestation for educational documents at each step:
- In the first step, the original document to be attested needs to be verified by the district notary of the home country.
- The notary needs to put a stamp certifying the genuineness and authenticity of the educational certificate.
2. University Verification
- Here, the educational documents are sent to the respective University along with a verification letter.
- The concerned University then verifies the educational documents and puts a stamp mentioning “Verified & Found Correct” certifying the document.
3. SDM/HRD Authentication
- Here, the SDM or the Sub Divisional Magistrate at the state level needs to verify and legalize the certificates and legal documents to be attested.
- It is a very quick procedure as it involves only one department for the concerned educational documents attestation.
- HRD attestation is the process of obtaining an official stamp from the state HRD Ministry from (Mumbai Mantralaya)
4. Ministry Of External Affairs
- Following the completion of all the previous steps, the documents are sent to the Ministry of External Affairs.
- In this process, the Ministry of External Affairs authenticates and certifies all educational documents by putting a stamp or signature.
Note: If you are travelling to Italy or Austria, your documents must be attested from the HRD Department though SDM is Not Valid.
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Here is the brief Guide about the process of Attestation for personal documents at each step:
Procedure for Personal Documents Apostille
1. Home Department Authentication
- In the third step, home department authentication is performed to legalize the genuineness of your educational documents.
- This procedure is performed by the officials of the State Council.
2. Ministry Of External Affairs (MEA)
- Following the completion of the previous steps, the MEA or Ministry of External Affairs needs to authenticate and certify the documents to be attested by putting a stamp or signature on the credentials, which vouches for their genuinity.
- Once this last process is performed successfully, you are now free to go to any country that comes under the Hague convention for your educational purposes.
Process of Commercial document Apostille Attestation
- 1. Chamber Of Commerce
- 2. Ministry Of External Affairs (MEA)
Do You Know How An Apostille Stamp Looks Like?
Click here to see Educational Document Apostille
Click here to see Non-Educational Apostille
Where My Documents Will Go For Apostille?
First, it has always been done from the capital of the state nowhere wherever you stay in the state. As you are in Pune, they will be forwarded to the Mumbai department.
Documents and Certificates Required
- 1. Original certificates
- 2. Passport copy ( Front & Back)
Note: If you do not have a passport, you can submit your Aadhar card.
How Much Time Does It Take To Complete The Process?
The document attestation is a very time-consuming process. The several steps involved make it even more complicated and laborious! From the above sections, you can easily understand how much time it takes for a single attestation process to complete.
If you are someone who prefers to do everything by yourself, you will need a long time to complete the document apostille process and worst of all, you may make mistakes which make it even more complicated.
But, if you are someone who does not wish to go through such time-consuming and complicated procedures, we are here to serve you! Please do contact our team of experts in Pune to get your certificate attestation done at your doorstep, in just 5-7 working days.
How much does Apostille Cost for Navi Mumbai issued documents?
There are three different package options available here, so pick whichever services suit your needs best.
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Frequently Asked Questions
I don't have the document in India, how can it be done?
In case you do not have the documents, you should call our executive and they will help you. You can courier the documents to us after talking to our executive. Once we receive the documents, we will start the process of apostille without any delays.
Is there any extra cost for fast service?
No, we do not charge any extra money for the fast service we offer, as that is the main reason why you will hire us, and our goal is to provide the fastest attestation services.
My document is online, how can it be done?
In case your documents are not printed, you can mail us an online copy of your document or certificate. We will get the colored copy of it and the process will be started without any delays.
Is there any physical presence required?
ND Universal will pick up your documents from your doorstep and will deliver them to you once the apostille stamp has been provided. In the whole process, you will not have to present yourself physically.
Will you provide free pick-up and drop-off services?
Yes, ND Universal provides free pick-up and drop-off services throughout India.