Divorce certificate refers to a legal document issued by a court or responsible authority on dissolution of marriage. Divorce certificate attestation is a type of non educational attestation in which the designated authority or person verify the document and attest with their official seal or signature. Divorce certificate attestation makes the certificate more authenticate and genuine in front of the foreign officials. In divorce the court granting the permission to cancel the marriage legally. A Marriage 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.
Required documents for attesting Divorce certificate are –
- Original Marriage certificate
- Passport copy
Certificate attestation makes your certificate valid and valuable in your intended country. To attest divorce certificate the applicant should follow different procedures recommended by the embassy or consulate of the country where the certificate holder plans to go. Attestation process is varied from country to country. Divorce certificate attestation proves that his/ her marriage legally cancelled and live with single status. Attestation makes your divorce certificate genuine. Attestation validity is based upon the country and some countries it has unlimited validity.
Purposes of Divorce Certificate Attestation are –
- To marry a foreign country’s citizen
- To prove single status
Divorce certificate attestation required in all most all the countries for getting spouse visa. When a person wants to marry a foreign citizen and he/she have been already divorced has to be attested his/her marriage certificate from that country’s embassy or consulate which is situated in your home country. Through divorce certificate attestation you can prove your single status. Before giving attestation the responsible authority will check the authenticity of your certificate. All foreign countries asking divorce certificate attestation to avoid complications in future.