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Attestation of Documents

Type of Document

A) Documents issued by the Government of India primarily qualify for attestation by the Embassy of India (Indian passport, Adhar card, Pan card, Driving License, OCI Card) Other documents could be attested only for signature (qualifying as Signature Attention service)

B) Birth/Death/Marriage/Educational Certificates etc. issued by authorities in India need to be apostilled in India (for details, please visit Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India web link: http://mea.gov.in/apostille.htm) if they are to be presented before the authorities in the Netherlands or before the authorities of the countries that are members of the Hague 'Apostille' Convention of 1961. The Embassy does not attest the genuineness of any document issued by authorities in India.

C) Foreign public documents, after attestation by their respective diplomatic Mission, do not need further attestation by the embassy or the Ministry of External Affairs.

How to apply

1.Attestation application may be submitted at VFS Center in The Hague (Parkstraat 99, 2514 JH The Hague, Netherlands) or Amsterdam (Travelport Building, Radarweg 501-545, 1043 NZ Amsterdam) The submission of application in person is only possible by appointment (appointment)

2. Applications seeking Attestation service may visit. https://services.vfsglobal.com/nld/en/ind/apply-consular-services for details.

Documents required

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Processing Time

Minimum 4 -6 working days from date of receipt of application at the Embassy.