Attestation/Appostiles from MEA can be done after attestation is done from relevant state authorities. For Example in case of Educational Documents document has to be attested from concerned state Education Department first “HRD or Higher Education Department”. In case of personal documents, document needs to be attested from concerned State home department “GAD” prior to MEA attestation. In case of commercial documents, document needs to be attested from concerned State Chamber of commerce & Industry “or any branch of C.O.C” prior to MEA attestation.
Ministry of External Affairs Govt of India Attestation
An appostiles is a certificate that authenticates the origin of personal, educational or commercial documents. Appostiles can only be issued for documents issued in one country party to the Appostiles convention and that are to be used in another country which is also a part to the convention. Essentially, Appostiles is an international attestation that is acceptable in about 92 countries, and most of the western world recognizes Appostiles.