MEA Attestation Services

MEA Attestation of documents and certificates is admissible in countries which are a non-member of the Hague Convention.

India is a member of the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961, abolishing the requirement of legalization of foreign public documents for a member of the Hague Convention. MEA Attestation is not acceptable in 84 member-countries and 1 Regional Economic Integration Organization.

It is a method of legalization of documents and certificates making them authentic and legalized to be used when travelling to a foreign country which is not a part of the Hague Convention.

ANR Overseas provides a hassle free MEA Attestationd of certificates & documents to our clients. Our performance rate for this service is par excellence and the team is able to complete the process without any delay. Since the process of MEA Attestation does not require physical presence, documents can be submitted in original via courier / registered post. We also provide State Home Department Attestation, State HRD Attestation and Embassy attestation for certificates & documents.

ANR Overseas can provide MEA Attestation in India for all its states and union territories. MEA Attestation confirms that the department name, seal and signature on the certificate to be genuine, thus minimizing the chances of faking documents. MEA Attestation can be done by registered post or courier as well.

Our experienced team of professionals will provide complete support, guidance and assistance in the attestation process. We update our services and parameters periodically with the Ministry and also share the same with our repeat clients and corporates, so that the process is streamlined at all times.

As a team, we ensure our clients are fairly informed of the process, documents requirement, processing time, charges of a service and its complications with each project. Keeping the client informed is the key behind achieving his expectations to his satisfaction.

This is the reason why ANR overseas and its services are beneficial if you are looking for MEA Attestation services for your certificates & documents.

ANR Overseas can provide service and support for all kinds of attestation services related to MEA Attestation of Certificates.

What is the process for the MEA Attestation of Certificates?

Below are the process of MEA Attestation for Personal Certificates in India, it's a chain process.

The process of MEA Attestation for Personal Certificates as defined by Ministry of External Effairs (MEA), New Delhi, India where Personal Certificates had to be attested by the State Home Department is mandatorily.

Step 1:- Personal Certificates will be sent to the District for Verification by the State Home Department.

Step 2:- Upon verification received from the District, State Home Department will attest the original Personal Certificates.

Step 3:- Once original Personal Certificates are attested by State Home Department. Original Personal Certificates will be sent to Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi for further MEA Attestation.

Step 4:- After attestation from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi. Personal Certificates will be sent to Embassy / Consulate of the host country for further attestation / legalization.

Below are the process of MEA Attestation for Educational Certificates in India, it's a chain process.

The process of MEA Attestation for Educational Certificates as defined by Ministry of External Effairs (MEA), New Delhi, India where Certificates had to be attested by the State HRD Department is mandatorily.

Step 1:- Educational Certificates will be sent to the University for Verification by the Human Resource Development (HRD).

Step 2:- Upon verification received from the University, Human Resource Development (HRD) will attest the original Educational Certificates.

Step 3:- Once original Educational Certificates is attested by State HRD Department. Original Educational Certificates will be sent to Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi for further MEA Attestation.

Step 4:- After attestation from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi. Educational Certificates will be sent to Embassy / Consulate of the host country for further attestation / legalization.

Below are the process of MEA Attestation for Commercial Certificates in India, it's a chain process.

The process of MEA Attestation for Commercial Certificates as defined by Ministry of External Effairs (MEA), New Delhi, India where Certificates had to be attested by the State Chamber of Commerce is mandatorily.

Step 1:- Commercial Certificates will be attested and verified by the Chamber of Commerce (COC).

Step 2:- Once Commercial Certificates is attested by Chamber of Commerce (COC). Commercial Certificates will be sent to Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi for further MEA Attestation.

Step 3:- After attestation from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi. Commercial Certificates will be sent to Embassy / Consulate of the host country for further attestation / legalization.

However, the process of MEA Attestation as defined by Ministry of External Effairs (MEA), New Delhi, India where Personal & Educational Certificates had to be attested by the State Home & HRD Department is not mandatorily.

Step 1:- Personal & Educational Certificates will be sent for Notary & SUB Divisional Magistrate (SDM) attestation.

Step 2:- Upon received from the Notary & SUB Divisional Magistrate (SDM) attestation. Original Personal & Educational Certificates will be sent to Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi for further MEA Attestation.

Step 3:- After attestation from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi. Personal & Educational Certificates will be sent to Embassy / Consulate of the host country for further attestation / legalization.

  • Original Certificate
  • Passport Copy of the Certificate holder

What is the processing time for MEA Attestation of Certificates?

Processing time for MEA Attestation of Certificates services is ideally between 1 to 2 working days. But for certain cases, where the issuing authority of a Document & Certificate is in an inaccessible area, the processing may take up to 30 days.

Charges for MEA Attestation of Certificates

MEA Attestation of Certificates fees are different for each type of Certificates. The reasons for the change in fees are due to various factors like place of issue of the document / certificate state. It also depends upon if the certificate holder is looking for standalone service or end to end solution.

Attestation by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi is an elaborate process for all kinds of certificates like Commercial / Personal / Educational.

The following list includes some of the Documents, This list is not comprehensive and can include more documents.

Educational certificates

Personal Certificates

Commercial Certificates

Inquiry for MEA Attestation of Certificates

  • Send us inquiry to our portal by filling query form on website / email us / call us / whatsApp us.
  • We request the documents requiring attestation and supporting documents based on requirements.
  • Our team assesses the documents and provides the complete process information to the client including charges and processing time.
  • Upon approval, client submits or courier the original documents with us and payment can be made online or in cash.
  • Documents are prepared in a docket and submitted for attestation as per protocol.
  • Once the processing is complete, client is informed to schedule a pick up / courier delivery.

Why do you need us for this process?

  • We provide expert handling and knowledge of the attestation process to execute attestation / legalization procedure.
  • Our staff has training and experience to handle cases and also the practical knowledge on how to dealing with the official departments.
  • We are available 24*7 to assist our customers.
  • Any unexpected delays in the processing are pre – informed to the client with reasoning.
  • We save the time that one would rather spend on understanding the protocol for attestation / legalization.
  • We ensure Zero delay and no negligence in the process.

We provide attestation services pan India and even global locations. MEA Attestation of Certificates can be done by courier/registered post from India and abroad.