Attestation

Consular Services - Attestation Service

This service is available at the Consulate General of India, 365, Bloor Street East, 7th Floor, Toronto ON M4W 3L4

Requirements

  1. Document to be attested in original with one photocopy.
  2. Valid Passport and PR/Study Permit/Work Permit, as applicable, with a photocopy
  3. Fee as applicable, payable to the Consulate General of India, Toronto by
    means of a bank draft/Money Order/Certified cheque only.
  4. Applications can also be sent either by mail or in person.
Time taken : Documents are accepted in the morning from 0930 to 1230 hrs and delivered on the same day (as informed at the time of submission)
  Mail-in application takes 3 working days upon receipt of documents( mail services is for person residing outside GTA area)
 
Fee Schedule
Power of Attorney/other civil documents:   Please click here
  • $34 per Seal & Signature:  for property related issue
  • $18 per Seal &Signature:  for civil documents

 

   
Commercial Documents:
For attestation of commercial documents, the signature of Notary Public are required to be authenticated by the Ministry of Government Services, Ontario Government or by the designated authorities of the Province concerned.  A copy of the passport or any other identification document of the Director of the company is required.  An authority letter on behalf of the company is required in case it is submitted by any one else other than the Director of the company. 

C$ 82 per document

(Total fees: CAD 80 + CAD2 Consular surcharge)

   
Attestation for Canadian nationals:
For attestation of Birth/Death/Marriage/Divorce/Educational Certificates etc. issued by the Canadian authorities, a photocopy of the document is required to be notarized by Public Notary and duly authenticated by Ministry of Government Services, Ontario Government or any concerned Provincial authority designated.Marriage/Divorce Certificates issued in Canada must be attested by Ministry of Government Services of Ontario, 222 Jarvis Street, Main Floor, Toronto, Tel: 416-325-8416. Applicants are informed that ex-party divorce is not acceptable. Further it is also clarified that even in case of mutually or mutually properly contested cases also an application must be submitted by applicants at the competent Indian civil court in India and a declaratory order authenticating and confirming that the foreign divorce decree is in accordance with Indian law must be obtained by the applicants.

C$ 18 per document

 

Will/Adoption documents:
The Will document is required to be notarized by the Notary Public and duly authenticated by Ministry of Government Services, Ontario Government or by the designated authorities of the Province concerned.

The Adoption document is required to be authenticated by the Ministry of Government Services of Ontario Government or any concerned Provincial authority designated.

C$ 34 for Will
C$ 18 for Adoption

 

   
Documents issued by Indian Authorities:
Birth, Death, Marriage and Educational Certificates etc. issued by the Indian authorities in India can also be attested by the Consulate provided the same have been authenticated by the designated officer of the State Government and validated by the Consular Section of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Patiala House, New Delhi-110001 or any other agency approved by the Ministry of External Affairs. For details, please check the website "Legalization of the Documents"

C$ 18 per document

 

   
Driving License/Driving experience letter:
The Consulate does not authenticate Indian Driving license or experience letter.  Applicants are advised to obtain written authentication of their Indian driving license or driving experience directly from the Driving Licensing Authority of India.
 
   

No Objection Certificate (NOC) for Minor's Passport:
This NOC is required to be submitted along with the passport application in India or abroad. If one parent residing in India is applying for a minor's passport, the parent residing abroad should send an affidavit Form of 'no objection' attested at the Indian Mission/Consulate, which should be submitted along with minor's application;
or
If both parents are residing abroad and a legal guardian in India is applying for the minor's passport, both parents should send an authorization attested by the Indian Mission/Consulate abroad to the legal guardian authorized to apply for the passport along with the legal guardian's Affidavit with two witnesses known to the guardian.

Requirements:

Original Passport and copies of passport; first three and last two pages of the passport and any other page containing observation should be provided.

Proof of Residence:  Any one of  these i.e. copy of utility bill (phone/electricity bill) or driving licenses or lease deed (of residence) etc.

Copy of PR card (both sides) or Student Permit/Employment authorization letter  (for Indian passport holders only)

NOTE:  If the application is sent by mail then all photo copies should be duly notarized and authenticated by the Ministry of Government Services, Ontario Government or any concerned Provincial authority designated.

The Power of Attorney(POA) along with photograph must be notarized by a local Public Notary and authenticated by the Ministry of Government Services, Ontario or the Provincial authorities before submission by mail.

 

C$ 18.00