The Birth certificate is an official document issued to record a person’s birth and identify by name, place, sex, date of birth and parentage. A birth certificate is the first and foremost record of every person, which contains all personal information. The Apostille is a gateway to Apostille nations. Hague convention gives birth to the term ‘Apostille’. The Birth certificate Apostille is a type of non educational certificate Apostille in which the mandatory person or authority will verify the certificate before giving Apostille attestation. In simple words, it is an act of confirmation. In birth certificate Apostille the designated person/ authority/ departments will issue an Apostille attestation by attaching an official stamp/ sticker/ seal to the birth certificate. After Apostille attestation birth certificate will be applicable anywhere in the destination country, where the certificate holder plans to go. Apostille will give safety and security to the document and it also adds credibility to the document.
Some common purposes of birth certificate Apostille are –
- For getting a family visa
- For school admission purposes
- For Employment purposes
- Higher study purposes
- Migration purposes, etc..
Through Apostille attestation your certificates will be legally accepted anywhere in your destination country. If you are planning to take an admission for your child from any foreign school situated in a Hague convention country, before that you should take a birth certificate Apostille for your child, by that country’s embassy or consulate present in your home country. The birth certificate is an official document of every person when they were minor.
Required documents for applying birth certificate Apostille are –
- Passport copy
- Original Birth certificate
Validity of Apostille attestation depends upon the destination country, where the applicant plans to go. In coming years, Apostille becomes a strict legal process for all persons who moving to abroad. Apostille attestation is forthright and sincere process, now it is widely accepted by many nations. Countries that are not part of Hague convention comes under attestation.