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Marriage Certificate Attestation in India

Marriage Certificate Attestation in India

Are you planning on moving along with your wife to another country? Assuming, indeed, at last, you will require a marriage certificate attestation. So, if you are sponsoring your spouse's visa for Dubai, first and foremost, authenticate the marriage certificate from the concerned government department of your native country. Having an attested marriage certificate is essential if you wish to bring the family to the UAE.

Marriage certificate attestation is mandatory for various purposes, such as applying for a dependent visa, sponsoring a spouse, or immigrating to a foreign country. It is essential to follow the attestation process carefully to ensure the certificates are valid in a foreign country. An attested marriage certificate proves your marriage and authenticates your relation to the other person. Getting your marriage certificate attested is a drawn-out process that requires you to interact with governments on both sides of the border.

The Procedure to Get Your Marriage Certificate Attested

To begin the attestation procedure on your behalf, we will need you to provide certain documents to our agents. These include:

  • Original Marriage Certificate
  • Passport Copies of Husband & Wife

It would be best if you remembered that as you submit your marriage certificate, you will require verification from the authorities in the country of origin. Once the relevant authorities have provided proof of the certificates' validity, the local authorities in UAE will do the same.

Marriage Certificate Attestation in India for Dubai Visa

Marriage certificate attestation in India is a process of verifying and authenticating the marriage certificate issued in India for use in foreign countries. The attestation process is mandatory for various purposes, such as immigration, dependent visas, or sponsoring a spouse in a foreign country.

The following are the steps involved in the marriage certificate attestation process in India:

  • Notarisation: The first step is to get the marriage certificate notarised by a Notary Public in India. This step verifies the authenticity of the certificate.
  • State Attestation: The next step is to get the marriage certificate attested by the State Home Department of the concerned state government. This step verifies the genuineness of the certificate from the issuing state.
  • MEA Attestation: India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) must attest the certificate. This step verifies the certificate's authenticity from the Indian Government's perspective.
  • Attestation from India Embassy Dubai: After obtaining MEA attestation, the marriage certificate must be legalised by the Indian Consulate or Indian Embassy in Dubai, where the certificate is intended to use. This step verifies the genuineness of the certificate for use in that foreign country.

Attestation from Indian Embassy in Dubai can take several days or weeks, depending on the type of certificate and the authorities involved. It is advisable to plan accordingly and submit the certificate well in advance to avoid any delay.

Since the entire attestation procedure is complicated, you should hand your documents to an expert and experienced authority. Benchmark Attestation Services in Dubai can attest all your documents, so you don't have to. With our experience in managing and handling these attestations, we can expedite the attestation procedure and guide you through the process so you can bring your spouse to live with you.

Please get in touch with us through our hotline at +971 52 888 4714 or our landline at +971 4 396 1284.