Apostille for Germany

Apostille of Documents for Germany

Apostille is a legal process of attestation officially accepted worldwide for countries belonging to Hauge Convention. Documents are attested through a Apostille stamp which is accepted globally for all official purposes. As Germany is listed under Hauge Convention, apostille is valid requirement to permit entry into the country. In India, apostille for Germany is done by the Central government. The Apostille sticker is issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India which are generally accepted by the Germany Government and the Germany Embassy.

Why do you need Apostille for Germany?

Germany is a member of the Hauge convention. Any person willing to travel to Germany needs to get their Documents apostilled. There are several purposes such as business, study, work permit or residential purposes for which you have to follow Apostille procedure. Apostille acts as a valid authentication for your documents to validate your legitimacy. Apostille is a computer-generated sticker applied at the documents with a unique identification number. It has validity for six months.

One must be careful and avoid any errors for last minute conflicts in Apostille process of attestation.

The procedure of Apostille for Germany

Apostille process is done by official departments of state and central level government.

  1. Human Resource Department or Home Department - Here the document is authenticated from a respective State HRD or State HD authorities where it has been issued. HRD seal is applied at the backside of the document as a pre-authentic attestation.
  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.

Please note that once your documents are Apostilled by MEA, you do not need attestation from Germany Embassy. Apostille attestation is acceptable to obtain a visa for Germany.

Types of Documents for Apostille

There are three types of documents with different apostille procedures followed for Attestation.

Types of Documents are
  • Educational- These documents consist of your academic certificates of class 10,12, UG, PG, PHD, diploma etc. They are attested as valid proof of your qualifications.

    Apostille Process for Educational Documents
    1. Authentication by State Human Resource Department (HRD)
    2. Apostille by MEA
  • Personal- These documents consist of your documents like birth, marriage, divorce, medical etc. They are attested as valid proof of your birthplace, medical and marriage information.

    Apostille Process for Personal Documents
    1. Authentication by State Home Department.
    2. Apostille by MEA
  • Commercial- These documents are 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.

    Apostille Process for Commercial Documents
    1. Authentication by recognised Chamber of Commerce (COC)
    2. Apostille By MEA

Essential Documents Needed for Germany Apostille

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

Normal Process Time Required for Document Apostille Process for Germany

The process usually takes few working days depending upon the process that needs to be followed. You can fast track the process if needed.

Why choose SEPL for Apostille Attestation

Superb Enterprises is a legal outsourced agency officially listed on the panel of MEA. SEPL have years of experience in attestation services. We are renowned SEPL guarantee genuine attestation services with quality, reliability and security at affordable fees. SEPL have experts to perform all pre authentications and apostille attestation required for Germany. SEPL assure a speedy and hassle-free process for Apostille attestation.

To make it convenient for customers, SEPL operates its services all over India in Ahmedabad | Bangalore | Bhopal | Chandigarh | Chennai | Delhi | Goa | Hyderabad | Jalandhar | Kochi | Kolkata | Lucknow | Mumbai | Pune | Trivandrum.

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