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Attestation of Agricultural/Commercial Documents

Consular Officer reserves the right to reject attestation of documents which are objectionable or contrary to the rules. Documents submitted by foreign nationals will be attested only if the document is required to be submitted for a transaction in India or it originates from India.

In the case of US nationals, their signatures should be first attested by the Authentication Division in the State Department before submission of attestation at the Consulate. Other foreign nationals should get their signatures on the document attested first by their respective Embassy/Consulate.

Applications submitted in the Consulate can be collected on the same day between 4 PM to 5 PM. Applications received through post will be serviced in  7 working days.


Required documents:

  1. Completed "Misc. Services" application form with one passport size photo affixed in the box.

  2. Fill in all the information correctly. Incomplete application will be returned without service.

  3. Applicant's valid Original passport and a photocopy of pages containing personal particulars (first three and last two pages).

  4. Copy of valid Visa/Green Card for Indian citizens and for other citizens of Indian origin attach a copy of their OCI card/PIO card/Renunciation of Indian Citizenship Certificate (if applicable).

  5. Copy of Proof of address (utility bill, driver license or lease agreement).

  6. If the applicant presents himself/herself in person at the Consulate, the Original and a photocopy of the document must be submitted. It is reiterated that no notarization is necessary in such cases. The applicant can self attest.

  7. If the applicant wishes to send by post or through any other person, then send notarized Original documents and photocopy of the notraized documents.

  8. A letter of request along with copies of registration/license of the business firm.

  9. Fee $50 per attestation and $3 for ICWF per application.

  10. Fee is to be paid by  cashier’s check or money order drawn only in favor of "Consulate General of India". Cash payment is also accepted at the counter of the Consulate. Applicants are requested to come with exact change for efficient services.

  11. Personal checks, Debit cards and Credit cards are not accepted.

  12. If application is being sent by post add an additional $20/- to  the fee for return mail.

  13. All fees including ICWF and return postal amount be paid by single cashier’s check or money order.

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