LETS UNDERSTAND WHAT IS AN ATTESTATION AND WHY IT IS REQUIRED?
We get many calls about Attestation every day, and to be honest, there's a lot of
misinformation about this term. This article will help you understand what Attestation means
Legalisation (Or Attestation as it is commonly known) is the process of authenticating a
document to the required level so that another country will be happy to accept that it is genuine.
For Example:- You are relocating from the INDIA to the UAE and your new employer needs you to attest your educational qualifications.
Your new employer in Dubai, understandably, is unlikely to be in a position to recognise
whether The Indian Degree Certificate is genuine or not. So they ask you to get the degree
qualification attested. This means that they need the UAE Embassy within INDIA (the
country of issue of Document) to attest that the qualification is genuine. For This Your
Degree Must be First Attested by The State Government of the issued Document HRD/GAD
then MEA (Ministry of External Affairs Then Finally Attested by The Concerned Embassy in
Attestation is one step in getting a document ready for overseas use - you need to consider all the other aspects first before attestation can occur.
Attestation can only be done by the Embassy or Consulate responsible for the territory where the document was issued