Divorce certificate refers to a legal document issued by a court or responsible authority on dissolution of marriage. Divorce certificate Apostille, a kind of non educational certificate Apostille, in which a mandatory authority will issue an Apostille attestation with their official stamp/ sticker/ signature. In most countries embassy is the responsible authority for issuing Apostille attestation. Divorce certificate Apostille makes your certificate more authenticate and genuine in front of the foreign officials. Apostille attestation is the first and the foremost step to reach a Hague convention country. In divorce the court granting the permission to cancel the marriage legally. A divorce certificate is a personal document which includes all information about your divorce. In most countries, divorce certificate is issued in English language. In simple words, we can say that it is an act of confirmation.
Some common purposes of Divorce Certificate Apostille are
- To marry a foreign country’s citizen
- To prove single status
Before giving Apostille attestation the responsible authority will check the authenticity of your certificate. When a person wants to marry a foreign citizen in a Hague convention country and he/she have been already divorced, so he/she has to submit an attested divorce certificate from that country’s embassy or consulate which is situated in their home country. Divorce certificate attestation proves that his/ her marriage legally cancelled and live with single status. So he/ she will be eligible for another marriage.
Documents required for applying a Divorce certificate Apostille are..
- Passport copy
- Original divorce certificate
Apostille attestation makes your document more authenticate and genuine. Apostille attestation is a gateway to Apostille nations. Once you an Apostille attestation from a Hague convention country your certificate will automatically accepted anywhere in that particular country. Validity of Apostille attestation depends upon the destination country where the certificate holder plans to go. Usage of certificates without Apostille attestation is legally prohibited in Hague convention countries.