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Apostille of Documents for Colombia

Apostille attestation of documents is a process in which documents are legalised in a particular format that is acceptable in all nations that belong to the Hague Convention. In India, these legal attestation procedures are done by central government. For Colombia country, an Apostille seal is applied at the backside of the documents. This process of Documents Apostille for Colombia allow person to enter the country.

Why do you need Apostille for Colombia?

Since Colombia is a member of the Hague Convention, persons travelling to Colombia for different purposes need Apostille seals on all important documents as it is a mandatory requirement.

There are various reasons for people to visit Colombia. It could be due to a work visa, student visa, residency visa or business purposes. It is a mandatory requirement to obtain a Colombia visa from the Embassy. Any person willing to travel to Colombia must complete the apostille process of important documents.

Apostille is a legal sticker that is computer-generated with a unique identification number by a government authority. The validity of the Apostille sticker is for six months. The Apostille sticker is issued by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India. The Apostille sticker on the documents signifies that these are authentic and genuine documents. The documents apostilled by MEA are generally accepted by the Colombia Government and the Colombian Embassy.

One must ensure that before travelling to Colombia, a proper and error free document apostille procedure is followed from an officially approved company of MEA like Superb Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. so that last minute hassle could be avoided

The procedure of Apostille for Colombia

There are 3 categories of Documents required for attestation (Personal, Educational and Commercial). Different documents have different procedures to be followed. The documents need attestation apostille from various departments of government at the levels of State and Central governments.

  1. Human Resource Department or Home Department - The document is then authenticated from a respective State HRD or State HD authorities where it has been issued.
  2. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Once the document is authenticated at the State government level by HRD or Home Department thereafter the document is Apostilled by MEA by placing an Apostille Sticker on the back of the document with a computer-generated unique identification number.
*Important

Please note that once your documents are Apostilled by MEA, there is no need for further attestation of these documents by the Colombian Embassy. Colombia accepts the documents Apostilled by MEA for all purposes.

  • Process for Educational Documents
    1. Authentication of educational documents by State Human Resource Department (HRD) from where the documents are issued
    2. Attestation by MEA for Apostille
    3. Attestation from Embassy

    These documents include your academic certificates of class 10,12, UG, PG, PHD, diploma etc. They are attested as valid proof of your qualifications.

  • Process for Personal Documents
    1. Authentication of personal documents Authentication of personal documents by State Home Department.
    2. Attestation of Apostille by MEA
    3. Attestation from Embassy

    These documents include your documents like birth, marriage, divorce, medical etc. They are attested as valid proof of your birthplace, medical and marriage information.

  • Process for Commercial Documents
    1. Authentication by recognised Chamber of Commerce (COC)
    2. Attestation of Apostille by MEA
    3. Attestation from Embassy

    These include business-related or shipping documents. Commercial documents include registration, power of attorney, articles of association, certificate of origin etc to be attested as proof for your business information.

Essential Documents Needed for Colombia Apostille

  • Original Set of Documents or Certificates to be Apostilled
  • Passport Copy and Passport Size Photograph
  • Copies for Semester Results or Offer Letters, Employment etc
  • Company letter on its letter head and other related documents for commercial documents.

Normal Process Time Required for Document Apostille Process for Colombia

The process usually takes few working days depending upon the process needs to be followed. You can speed up the process in case of urgent needs.

Why choose SEPL for Apostille Attestation

It is always better to get experts from a reputed company like Superb Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.

Superb Enterprises is officially listed on the panel of MEA. We are one of the recognized agencies to provide legal apostille and attestation services. SEPL provide genuine authentications at state and central level. SEPL ensures reliable, safe and secure services at nominal charges. We assure speedy and hassle-free procedures for Apostille Attestation. SEPL performs all pre authentications required before apostille. Make sure to choose Superb Enterprises Pvt ltd. as your best attestation service provider.

To make it convenient for applicants, we have safe pickup and delivery of documents. SEPL has offices in all important cities located across India in
Ahmedabad | Bhopal | Delhi | Lucknow | Mumbai | Pune | Hyderabad | Jalandhar | Chandigarh | Chennai | Goa | Bangalore | Kochi | Kolkata | Trivandrum.

For more details, please reach us at www.superbenterprises.com. or contact us at our serviceable phone numbers given on the website. You can also visit us at our head office or branch offices in different cities. Our service executives will guide you for all services related to Documents for Apostille.

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