Sunday, December 21, 2008

Regional Authentication Center (RAC)

New Page(As of Nov:2010) : http://meaindia.nic.in/mystart.php?id=8801


11.
Gujarat
1. Shree Jashavant Gandhi (J.U.Gandhi), Deputy Secretary, Govt. of Gujarat, GAD
2. Shri Harish Khanna, Section Officer (079-23250389,Fax-23251638) 09978406305(M)
3. Sh. A.H.Raval, Under Secretary(Protocol),Government of Gujarat, General Administration Department , Sachivalya, Gandhinagar (Tel: 079-23250362, 09978406309(M)
4. Office of the Resident Commissioner in New Delhi. Tel- 23343147, 23742413
5. Office of the Chief Secretary, Govt of Gujarat. Tel- 079- 23250301/303





‘Apostille’ Convention

With India’s accession to the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961 abolishing the requirement of legalization of foreign public documents (www.hcch.net) Government of India, Ministry of External Affairs at CPV Division, Patiala House will start issuing Apostilles w.e.f. August 29, 2007. Apostille stickers will be issued on the documents –personal like birth, death, affidavits, power of attorneys, marriage etc and educational documents like degree, diplomas, matriculation and secondary level certificates. However, commercial documents are excluded from the purview of the Convention. Procedure: All documents should be first authenticated by the designated agencies in the State from where thedocument has been issued. In case of personal documents, Home Department/General Administration Department arethe designated authorities. In case of educational documents, State Governments have now opened Regional Authentication Centers (RACs) (see list) at various States from where the document should first be attested. Documents attested by these authorities then need to be presented to MEA for issue of Apostilles. Fee: A fee of Rs. 50/- in form of Postal/Pay Order drawn in favour of PAO, MEA, New Delhi is payable for each Apostille sticker. For further information the following may be contacted:
1.
Section Officer (OI) Ministry of External Affairs,CPV Division, Patiala House Annexe,Tilak Marg, New Delhi – 110001Email:mailto:sooi@mea.gov.in
2.
Under Secretary (Ext. & OI)MEA, CPV DivisionTelefax: 23070486Email:usexoi@mea.gov.in

3.
Joint Secretary (Consular)MEA, CPV DivisionTelephone No: 23388015 Fax:23388385Email:mailto:jscons@mea.gov.in
4.
Joint Secretary (CPV) MEA, CPV DivisionTelephone No.: 23387104Fax: 23782821Email:jscpv@mea.gov.in

Regional Authentication Center (RAC) in gandhinagar

Gujarat
Shri.J.L.Patel, D.S

Shri.S.M.Mistry, U.S.
GAD, Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

5 comments:

California Apostille said...

Obtaining an Apostille is so much easier than going through the embassy legalization process.

An Apostille can be completed in one day where as the embassy legalization process can take three weeks to a month.

Anonymous said...

Hello!
In the list there are no telephone nos of Gandhinagar RAC.
Can you tell me if a degree of W.Bengal can be authenticated by Gujarat RAC? Please reply to this.
Thanks

workhard said...

Hi.. thanks for putting that up..

Apostile

AMIT said...

Very nice information given.

Legal forum

Daisy said...

THERE ARE NO TELEPHONE NUMBERS MENTIONED IN THE GUJARAT RAC AND ALSO THE ADDRESS GIVEN IS NOT SO SPECIFIC.

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