Document Attestation

Documentation is a part of every system and law-related organization. It is necessary to maintain records and file things. Documents basically are the proof of an event and for the namesake, anyone can issue them. Therefore, it is important that there is a way of witnessing them from an authorized organization.

Getting document attestation on the respective paperwork will make it credible to be presented to the concerned legal department. This process needs to be carried out by the ones who are professionals and understand the significance of maintaining authenticity in the process. Attestation services are the experts that one might be looking for at the time of approaching the protocol for document attestation.

What is attestation of Documents?

The authentication of documents is done by providing an attestation stamp on the document as evidence of legalization, it is known as document attestation. In India, there are several authorities that are involved in the process and cannot be reached individually. Document attestation services are the facilities that collect and get your documents attested from the respective departments.

There are different documents and different officials are specialized to authenticate them. Document attestation services for these shall vary accordingly, including the time required and the attestation cost.

Personal document attestation for uae Educational document attestation for uae Commercial document attestation for uae

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Why document attestation is required?

There are several reasons why the attestation of documents is necessitated which range from the regional to national level and at times are international as well. It is also required for the issuing of long-term visas like student visa, employment visa, resident visa, and others. Attestation of commercial documents is needed at the time when you are willing to perform business in another country. Usually, it is done for the countries that aren’t a part of the Apostille Hague Convention, however, Oman is one of the exceptions that requires both, attestation and apostille as well. Apostille countries have a different kind of formality which involves getting an apostille sticker on the documents along with an apostille stamp.

Popular countries for document attestation

We at PEC provide services for several countries for all kinds of legalization. Some of the popular countries that we render attestation services in India are as follows:

Popular documents

Our services are available for all kinds of documents. A list of popular documents we provide attestation for is as follows:

How to get document attestation in India?

The process is lengthy and indirect which also requires professional assistance. In this case, an attestation agency must be appointed. An attestation company is a consultancy that guides you through the process of attestation and gets legalization of your documents done for you. PEC is an experienced service that has bee rendering services for more than six years now and has attained authority in performing the process. We have supportive attestation consultants who assist you throughout the process and offer customer convenient services as well.

How to get your Documents Attested?
How to get your Documents Attested?

What is the process of document attestation?

The process of document attestation is time-consuming which differ as per the type of the document. There are three kinds of documents - personal, educational and commercial. The procedure for the document attestation has been decentralized by the MEA from 1st of Jan, 2019 to the Branch Secretariats and RPOs. The final part of attestation is carried out by the embassy which was initiated by a local authority like a notary. Generalized procedure for document attestation is listed below:

  • Regional level:

    It is the beginning level of the certificate legalization process. This stage of verification can be done by the notary or the University from where the documents were issued, as per the requirement or from the Chamber of commerce in the case of commercial documents.

  • State Government:

    The verification of certificates from the state is performed by three different organizations as per the necessity of the document type. These departments are the State Home Department (SHD), Human Resource Department (HRD), and the Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM). SDM is independent of the state government, however, the verification performed by this authority is considered on the state level.

  • MEA Stamp:

    MEA or Ministry of External Affairs is the last stage of authentication from the home government after which an MEA stamp is applied on the document. MEA is the central department that deals with the foreign affairs of the country.

  • Embassy Attestation:

    It is carried out by the officials of the concerned country the documents are being legalized for. It is the final stage of the certification for most nations after the Ministry of External Affairs.

Procedure for Personal documents attestation

The procedure for personal document attestation is basic and starts with the authentication from the notary. These personal certificates are then certified by respective officials from the state and central government departments to be further verified by the embassy.


Procedure for Educational documents attestation

Educational documents require attestation for several purposes. The procedure for the same varies depending upon the way they were issued and the location of their origin. Following is the step by step procedure for educational document attestation.

Depending on the origin or type of the document, the procedure for the attestation of educational certificates will vary. Following are given the different procedures that are specific to the place of issuance of the document and its kind.

1. For Maharashtra issued documents

Procedure for Educational Certificate Attestation in Maharashtra

2. For out of Maharashtra issued documents

Procedure for Educational Certificate Attestation for out of Maharashtra

3. As per the Embassy requirement where HRD compulsory

Procedure for Educational Certificate Attestation for Embassy Requirement

Procedure for Commercial documents Attestation

Unlike personal and educational documents, commercial documents are certified by the Chamber of Commerce first and them directly by the central government. The commercial document attestation procedure is given below:


How long does it take to get document Attestation?

The time required for attestation of documents is resolved dependent on a few elements. For example, the experts that are engaged with the procedure of validation, the spot from where the documents were issued, and others. By and large, it takes around 8 to 12 business days to finish the procedure of report attestation. In any case, with regards to educational documents, the procedure is long and nearly requires additional time. At the point when the HRD and university verification are included, the time length for legitimization may go up from 10 to around 25 business days.

How much does it cost to get document Attestation?

The expense of attesting the documents differs with the sort of document, the direness of the necessity, and the legislature and non-legislature divisions you require authentication from. Document attestation charges could be high and are even reasonable on occasion, yet then once more, they rely on numerous aspects. To get the best deals for attestation of your documents, contact our officials now.

Why choose PEC?

PEC has been functioning for more than 6 years now and acquired itself the title of best services in India. We have built this belief and trust all because of the support and professionalism that we have gained over the years. Let us show you how we can help you with the best facilities:

  • Fast & Reliable Service: The services are trustworthy & verified, we render fast legalization for your documents.

  • Free pick up & drop service: Our facilities will collect documents from your doorstep and render them back to you after the process.

  • Service availability across all India: PEC is established for over 6+ now has agencies spread all over the country providing its clients the best of services.

  • 24*7 Customer service: Contact us anytime in the day or night, and we shall assist with your queries and nullify them.

  • Quality Service: We, at our agency, have services of the supreme quality and are offered with authenticity.

  • Customer Convenience: Clients are of importance to us and we are technology sufficient to make our facilities of accessibility to our clients.

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