The Affidavit s Apostille for France will be done by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), New Delhi after the Attestation of Regional Attestation Center (RAC), or General Administrative Department (GAD) or Home Department or Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) or Higher Education Department or Human Resource Department (HRS) etc. Once the Affidavit has been Attested from the above mentioned any one department then it will be Apostilled by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). Apart from the primary Attestation of the Affidavit and the Apostille from MEA the Attestation of France is Mandatory on the Affidavit . The detail description of Affidavit Apostille for France is as under,
The term Apostille has derived from French language and it could be defined as: The Hague Convention Abolishing the requirement for Legalization for Foreign Public Documents (FPD), the Apostille convention.
The Apostille agreement is an International pact summarized by the Hague Conference on Private International Law. It specifies the modalities through which a document issued in one of the signatory Countries can be certified for legal purposes in all the other signatory Countries. Such a certification is called an Apostille (It is a French word, and its meaning is Certification). It is an international Certification equivalent to a Notarization in domestic law.
In India, Affidavit Apostille Attestation is done by the Competent Authorities designated by the Government of India which is party to the convention. A list of these authorities is maintained by the Hague Conference on Private International Law. Examples of designated authorities for Affidavit Apostille Attestation are Embassies, Ministries, Courts or Local Governments. For example, in India, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) is the competent Authority to affix Apostille Attestation on the Affidavit for France.
To be eligible for an Apostille Attestation, the Affidavit firstly must be certified by an officer recognized by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India. Once the designated officer or authority has certified the Affidavit then the Apostille Attestation will be done by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) or Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata: India. For example, in India, if the Affidavit has issued in Agra (Uttar Pradesh) then firstly it will be Attested by the General Administrative Department (GAD) / Regional Attestation Department (RAC)/ Higher Education Department / Human Resource Department (HRD) or Home Department of Uttar Pradesh. After completion of the first Attestation process finally the Affidavit will be Apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) or Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata: India.
In India, the Affidavit Apostille Attestation itself is a printed form/sticker consisting of 11 standard fields. On the top of the Apostille sticker is the text written as “APOSTILLE”, under which the text “Convention de La Haye du 5 octobre 1961” is written (in English it is: Hague Convention of 5 October 1961). The fields contains the following details,
This public document of the Type: [ Affidavit ]
Is issued to: [Name of the Document Holder]
Has been signed by: [Name of the officer recognized by the MEA/MoFA]
With the Seal / Stamp of: [Acting in the capacity of/designation]
Certified by: [Acting in the capacity of/designation]
On: [Date of Apostille] At: [Location of Apostille Attestation]
With Reference No: [Apostille Registration Number: 4 Alpha and 10 Numeric Digits]
Seal/stamp: [of the authority giving the Apostille] Signature: [Signature of authority giving the Apostille]
The Apostille attestation form / sticker will be placed on the back side of the original Affidavit itself.
Apart from the above said Affidavit Apostille for France process, there is an alternate Affidavit Apostille / Apostilization process is also practiced in India, and this process of Affidavit Apostille is in use in maximum level. In this process the Affidavit issued from anywhere in India, firstly will be attested from Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), New Delhi after that the Affidavit will be Apostilled by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) or Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), Delhi : India. The said process is an alternate, genuine and acceptable process for maximum number of Hague Conventional Countries (HCC) across the globe. In the same time, some Countries are very particular for Affidavit Apostille / Apostilization process and they require the state level Attestation / Authentication (GAD, HRD, Home Department etc) on the Affidavit prior to the Apostille from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) or Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata: India.
All the above said Affidavit Apostille for France process, the Attestation from France is mandatorily require. The Attestation from France could be completed from anywhere in India for Indian Affidavit s. But some country requires the Notarization from the state of issuance of the Affidavit . All the Attestation and Apostille process will be done on the original Affidavit . Some Country requires the translation copy of the Apostilled Affidavit issued in India in English language to their own country’s languages. The translation requirement could vary from Country to Country, as some country requires the Translated Affidavit after the Apostille process and on the other hand some Country requires the Translated Affidavit to be Apostilled. Also some country requires both the original as well as Translated Affidavit to be Apostilled. To attest or Apostille the Affidavit from the above said various departments, there is no requirement of presence of the Affidavit holder (s) or their relatives.
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