Apostille In India

Apostille stickers are issued on certificates including birth and death, affidavits, powers of attorney, marriage certificates and educational documents like degrees, diplomas , matriculation and secondary level certificates. However , commercial documents are excluded from the purview of the Apostille Convention.

As per the procedure, all documents should be first authenticated by the designated agencies in the state from where the document has been issued. In case of personal documents, the home or general administration department of the state concerned is the designated authority.