South Africa is a Member Country of Hague Convention as such when an Indian applying for a South Africa Visa other than tour purposes, then the candidate has to Apostille their Birth Certificate from the concern departments in India. The Government of South Africa requires all relevant Documents including Birth Certificate as proof of authenticity. The Birth Certificate Apostille in India will be done by MEA after some other Attestation by Government of India.
Birth Certificate is a vital document for everyone as it is a proof of nativity also contains the details such as Parents / Guardians details, date of birth, place of birth etc. The Birth Certificate Apostille Attestation in India is required when someone is going abroad and the destination country is a member of Hague Convention 5th October 1961. South Africa is an HCC Country as such for visa processing all the required documents including Birth Certificate Apostille is needed.
We, Abrodex Consultancy Services, complete Birth Certificate Apostille in India. The detail process, time requirement, charges etc. to get an Apostille Stamp on Birth Certificate in India is mentioned here. All the mentioned process is described as per the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India guidelines. We are one of the authorized agencies to complete Birth Certificate Apostille in India.
The Birth Certificate Apostille process for all the members of Hague Convention Countries including South Africa will be completed in three steps. These are Attestation from Notary, Authentication / Verification from State level Attestation Department or equivalent and finally, the Apostille Certification / Stamp from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Govt. of India.
Notary attestation is required to prove the authenticity of the document or certificate which the Government should need to inspect directly. Normally, the copies of original documents are verified and the photocopy of the original, attested by the notary public are accepted as true copies. But when Birth Certificate Apostille is required, then the Birth Certificate Attestation from Notary will be done on the back side of the original document if it is not an e-Birth Certificate.
In the second step, the Birth Certificate will be Attested from Home Department or General Administrative Department /GAD or Regional Attestation Center /RAC of the issuing State. The state level Attestation departments authenticate the Birth Certificate after verifying the content of the document. Prior MEA Apostille or Certification, the Authentication from the State Level is required. The Attestation from State level is one of the options, not the compulsion.
Once the document Attestation from GAD / RAC / Home Department etc. will be completed, then the Birth Certificate Apostille will be done from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India in New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Guwahati Centers in India. The Apostille from MEA is the final Certification from the issuing Country and it is also the final process for all HCC Countries including South Africa.
There are couple of states in India and each state has a little-bit different rules and regulations for Birth Certificate Attestation. The Attestation from state Home Department / GAD / RAC is a very much time consuming as well as hectic process. To keep this point in focus, the Ministry of External Affairs /MEA has given the special authority to some of the selected Sub Divisional Magistrates (SDM), Govt. of NCT-Delhi to attest the documents prior MEA Apostille Attestation, in special cases.
The Birth Certificate Attestation from Sub Divisional Magistrate /SDM will be done from Delhi. This is an alternative process of Birth Certificate Apostille by MEA, Govt. of India for South Africa. When there are some obstructions to complete the Birth Certificate Attestation from the Regional Attestation Center or Home Department of the respective State, then the SDM Attestation of Birth Certificate will be completed after MEA Apostille Stamp or certification will be completed.
In India, the whole process of Birth Certificate Apostille for South Africa may be completed within 20-25 working days. If the Birth Certificate has already been Attested from designated Departments, Govt. of India, then the MEA Apostille Stamp /Certification may be obtained on same day. However, the Birth Certificate Apostille for South Africa through alternative method will take around 2-3 working days.
We complete Birth Certificate Apostille for South Africa from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Govt. of India in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh etc. When you require your Birth Certificate Apostille, contact us and we will provide our best services to get it done at your door step.
Abrodex Consultancy services is best service provider for Birth Certificate Apostille in India. We complete Birth Certificate Apostille from MEA after the Attestation of state Home Department / General Administrative Department /GAD, Regional Attestation Center /RAC etc. We also complete the Birth Certificate Apostille for South Africa through alternative methods. Please get in touch with us and enjoy the excellent services.
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