MOFA Attestation Services India – Moving abroad with the purpose of taking employment or perform any other business operation, you are required to be in possession of all your legal documents attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the government department of India responsible for the safety and convenience of Indian citizens abroad.
In a foreign country, the employer can only hire you if all your documents such as passport, visa, degree certificates, marriage certificate, etc., are verified and legalized by the government ministry of the country where the documents were originally issued. The attestation or legalization would validate your nationality and prove the fact that you have not faked identity or anything else.
Hence, the document attestation process by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs becomes a mandatory formality. But this attestation procedure involves number of milestones to achieve which take minimum two months as the documents must be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of India as well as the embassy of the country where you are seeking employment.
The Process of MOFA Attestation in India:
All your original documents and the copies for which the apostille or attestation is required from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall be first authenticated by the designated authorities of the state from where the documents are issued originally.
Documents Originated in India Are Attested By Governing Bodies Through Following Steps
After notary and home department attestation, the documents are sent to the Ministry of External Affairs who legalize them. Because the designated authorities are given the charge of proper investigation and verification, MOFA attests the documents by verifying the originality of the attestation and stamp.
Below is the list of the governing authorities responsible for the verification of the various documents before MOFA:
- For personal documents: Home/ General Administration Department of the respective state.
- For educational documents: Education Department of the Concerned State
- For commercial documents: Respective Chambers of Commerce
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