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Apostille in India

India has acceded to Hague Convention 1961 and as of 29 Aug 2007, apostille certificates will be issued in India by Ministry of External affairs located at Patiala House, New Delhi. Apostilles can be obtained on birth certificates, death, power of attorney, marriage certificates, educational certificates and affidavits. Before getting apostille all the concerned documents must be authenticated by regional offices located in every state.

Cost: Rs. 50 per seal (approx $1.50)

More Information:

Ministry of External Affairs (CPV Division)
Patiala House
Tilak Marg (near India Gate)
New Delhi - 110 001
Tel. +91-11-2338-7931

Ministry of External Affairs
Govt of India Website:

If you intend to use Indian documents in US or US documents in India, the following information from US embassy might be useful for you

1. Legalisation of US Documents to be used in India
2. Apostille/Legalisation Indian Documents used in United States