Apostille for Japan

Apostille of Documents for Japan

Japan is an island country situated in East Asia. Apostille attestation for Japan is a legal method of attesting papers through high authority government officials which is recognised and approved by all countries listed in the Hague Convention. Apostille is a legal validation that verifies the legitimacy of your certifications and documents. For India, Central government is responsible to carry out Apostille attestation. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) of the Government of India issues apostille stickers, which are widely recognised by the Japan government and the Japan Embassy.

Apostille is a legal sticker which includes the name of the applicant, the name of the document, the name of the officer applying the stamp, and the date of issuance. It is computer-generated sticker with a unique identifying number valid for six months only.

Why do you need Apostille for Japan?

Any official documents destined for the countries listed under Hauge Convention requires an Apostille.

To travel to Japan, the person needs to get their documents apostilled for any travel purposes. They will not be permitted to obtain visa for Japan until their documents have been apostilled. There could be several reasons to need apostille such Work permit, Study visa, Family visa, Resident Visa, Sponsor visa and Business visa.

The process is important to ensure safety to proclaim the authenticity and trust of an individual

To minimise last-minute issues, Travellers planning to fly to Japan should ensure a proper and error-free process of Apostille for Japan.

The procedure of Apostille for Japan

Apostille for documents and certifications is done through different departments of government at the state and Central levels. They are pre attested through various departments before final apostille.

  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.
*Important

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

Types of Documents for Apostille

Educational, personal, and commercial documentation are the three types of documentation that can be used for attestation. All three types of documents have different procedures to be followed.

  • Process for Educational Documents

    These documents consist of your academic certificates of class 10,12, UG, PG, PHD, diploma is attested as valid proof of your qualifications.

    The Apostille process includes
    1. Authentication by State Human Resource Department (HRD)
    2. Apostille by MEA
  • Process for Personal Documents

    Documents like birth, marriage, divorce, medical etc are attested as valid proof of your personal information.

    The Apostille process includes
    1. Authentication by State Home Department.
    2. Apostille by MEA
  • Process for Commercial Documents

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

    Apostille process includes
    1. Authentication by recognised Chamber of Commerce (COC)
    2. Apostille By MEA

Essential Documents Needed for Japan Apostille

  • Original Documents and Certificates to be attested
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Passport Copy
  • 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 Japan

The process usually takes few working days depending upon the process that needs to be followed. You can fast track the process in case of necessity.

Why choose SEPL for Apostille Attestation

SEPL is one of the best recommended apostille service providers in India. Superb Enterprises is a legal outsourcing firm that is officially listed on MEA's panel. SEPL has a long history of providing attestation services. SEPL provides genuine attestation services that are high in quality, dependable, and secure. Choose SEPL for hassle-free apostille process at a reasonable cost. We have expert SEPL professionals to help you for processing an apostille for Japan.

To make it comfortable 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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