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Legalization of Documents and Implementation of the ‘Apostille’ Convention

As on 14 may, 2013

Ministry of External Affairs is the nodal Ministry for consular legalization i.e. attestation/apostille of documents for use in India and abroad. This service is being provided by the Ministry of External Affairs at the following locations:

Sr.No. Name of State Address
1. Delhi Ministry of External Affairs
(Consular, Passport & Visa Division),
Attestation Cell, Patiala House Annexe,
Tilak Marg, New Delhi-110011.
Telefax : 011-23387931
Email :sooi@mea.gov.in, usexoi@mea.gov.in
2. Chennai Ministry of External Affairs Branch Secretariat,
68, College Road, E.V.K. Sampath Mallaligai,
7th Floor, Numgambakkam,
Chennai -600006.
Phone : 044-28252200, 28251323
Fax : 044-28251034
Email :sbs.chennai@mea.gov.in
3. Hyderabad Ministry of External Affairs Branch Secretariat
B-Block, Room No. 310-312,
Andhra Pradesh Secretariat,
Hyderabad-500022
Phone : 040-23456051,
Fax : 040-23451244
Email :hobs.hyderabad@mea.gov.in
4. Kolkata Ministry of External Affairs Branch Secretariat
2, Ballygunge, Park Road,
Kolkata-700019
Phone : 033-22879701, 22802686,
Fax : 033-22879703,
Email :meacal@dataone.in
5. Guwahati Ministry of External Affairs Branch Secretariat
House No. 307, Beltola, Basistha Road,
Guwahati-781028.
Phone : 0361-2229155, 2229156,
Fax : 0361-2229157
Email :hobs.guwahati@mea.gov.in

Note: With effect from March 14, 2011, the Passport Office, Goa has been authorized to collect the documents, duly authenticated by the designated officers of the State Government of Goa, and deliver the same to the applicants after due attestation/apostille by the CPV Division, Patiala House Annexe, Tilak Marg, New Delhi.

Procedure: All original documents requiring attestation or Apostille should be first authenticated by the designated authorities of the State/Union Territory from where the document has been issued. The Ministry of External Affairs legalises the documents on the basis of the signature of the designated signing authorities of the State Government/Union Territory/Chambers of Commerce; hence it does not take responsibility of the contents of the documents.In case of personal documents, Home/General Administration Department of the concerned State Government/Union Territory are the designated authorities. In case of educational documents, the documents should first be authenticated by the Education Department of the concerned State Government/Union Territory. Commercial Documents are to be pre-authenticated by the respective Chambers of Commerce. The details of the Regional Authentication Centres (RACs) in the States/Union Territories from where the documents should first be authenticated are given below.As a result to outsourcing of receipt and delivery of documents for attestation/apostille with effect from July 2012, no document from individuals is accepted at the Ministry of External Affairs Counter at CPV Division, Patiala House Annexe, New Delhi. The original document is to be submitted directly to the five outsourced agencies (mentioned below) along with a photocopy of the document and a photocopy of the Passport of the applicant. Ministry will not legalize the photocopies. However, applicant can submit documents directly at four Branch Secretariats.

Types of Attestation

Apostille: India is a member of the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961, abolishing the requirement of legalization of foreign public documents. Apostille is acceptable in 98 member-countries of the Convention (also visit HCCH website: www.hcch.net External website that opens in a new window ). Apostille is done for personal documents like birth/death/marriage certificates, Affidavits, Power of Attorney, etc. and educational documents like degree, diploma, matriculation and secondary level certificates etc.

Normal Attestation is done for all the countries who are not the member of Hague Convention and where apostille is not accepted.

Fee for Apostille and Normal Attestation: A fee of Rs. 50/- is payable by means of Postal Order drawn in favour of Pay & Accounts Officer (PAO), Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi, for Apostille on each document. Normal Attestation is done free of cost.

The fee chargeable by the outsource agencies per document for apostille/normal attestation will be Rs.22/- (Personal document), Rs.18/- (Educational document) and Rs.16/- (Commercial document).


Details of five Outsource Agencies: (for submission of documents at CPV Division, New Delhi)

  • (1. (a) M/s IVS Global Service Pvt. Ltd., 109, New Delhi House, 27 Barakhamba Road, New Delhi (Phone No.011-65659515/9516, 09911817661, 0987124558, Fax 011-43115800, Website www.ivsglobal.in, Email:info@ivsglobal.net)

    (b)(b) M/s IVS Collection Centre, Chamber No. 159, Gate No. 6, Patiala House Courts, New Delhi (Phone No. 09873522829, 09811056135)
  • (c) IVS Collection Centre, Shop No. 2, Dada Building (Ist Floor), Near Hotel Centre Point, BMC Chowk, Jallandhar (Phone No. 0181-4610925, 09876365925, 09814951856)
  • 2. (a) M/s Superb Enterprises, 100 G, LGF 8A, Milap Building, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, ITO, New Delhi-110002 (Phone No.011-23355999, 8527270999, Fax No.011-23350999, Website:www.superbenterprisesindia.com, E-mail:att@superbenterprisesindia.com

    (b) M/s Superb Enterprises, SCO-52, Office No. 6, Basement Sector 9D, Chandigarh 160009 (Phone No.0172-4014999).
  • 3. (a) M/s VFS Global Services, Attestation-Collection Centre, S-2 Level (Upper Ground Floor), Block-E, International Trade Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi-110019 (Phone No.011-40548204).

    ((b) SCO 186-187, Ground Floor (Back Side), Sector 8C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh (Contact: Mr Talvinder Singh TalvinderS@vfsglobal.com)

    (c) 2nd Floor, Aurum House, Dadyseth Lane, Adjacent to Babulnath Temple, Babulnath, Mumbai (Contact: Ms. Neeyati Khokhani NeeyatiK@vfsglobal.com)

    (d) Prestige Atrium, No. 1, Central Street, Bangalore (Contact: Mr. Aravindh Mohan AravindhM@vfsglobal.com)
  • 4. M/s Cox & Kings Global Services, GF Kamal Cinema Commercial Compled, Block A&B, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi 110029 (Phone No.011-26197635, & Cox & Kings Global Service, Indra Place H Block Middle Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi-110001 (Phone 011-23738811)
  • 5. (a) M/s BLS International Services Ltd. 910 Indra Prakash Building, 21, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi 110001 (Phone No. 011-23765018, 8595166078, 8595166109; Email: info@blsattestation.com)

    (b) M/s BLS International Services Ltd., SCO 37/38, Sector 17 C, 3rd Floor, Office No. 4, Near Bathura King, Chandigarh 160022 (Phone No.0172-4666076)

DETAILS OF REGIONAL AUTHENTICATION CENTRES


Sr.No. Name of State Name of Officer/Address/Telephone No.
1. Andhra Pradesh
  • Special Secretary (Protocol), General Administration Department, Hyderabad.
  • Joint Secretary (Law & Order), General Administration Department, Hyderabad
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Andhra Pradesh in New Delhi. Tel- 23387036, 23384016
2. Arunachal Pradesh
  • Deputy Secretary (Home), Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar
  • Director, Department of Higher & Technical Education Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar.
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Arunachal Pradesh in New Delhi. Tel- 23014136
3. Assam
  • ACS, Joint Secretary (Home), Home Department, Assam Secretariat, Dispur, Guwahati-6
  • ACS, Joint Secretary (Political), Home Department, Assam Secretariat, Dispur, Guwahati-6, Telefax 0361-2261421
  • Director of Technical Education, Guwahati Tel.0361-2382276
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Assam in New Delhi. Tel- 26118069
4. Andaman and Nicobar 1. Assistant Secretary (Home), A & A Administration,Port Blair (Fax: 22879703)
5. Bihar
  • Joint Secretary, Home (Special) Department, Patna,
  • Deputy Secretary, Home (Special) Department, Patna. 09939608674(M), Tel: 0612-2217225
  • Deputy Secretary (Verification), Bihar School Examination Board, (Senior Secondary), Patna.
  • Controller of Examination, Health Services, HRD for Medical Related Certificates, Patna.
  • Deputy Director (Higher Education), HRD Department, New Secretariat, Patna-15
  • Secretary, Sanskrit Siksha Board, Boring Canal Road, Patna
  • Secretary, Madarsa Shiksha Board, Vidyapati, Marg, Patna
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Bihar in New Delhi. Tel- 23014945, 23015067
6. Chandigarh UT
  • Secretary (Home),
  • Joint Secretary (Home),
  • Under Secretary (Home), Home Department, Chandigarh Administration, Tel: 0172-2740290
  • Joint Secretary (Finance), Home Department, Chandigarh Administration
  • Registering and Licensing Authority, Chandigarh.
  • District Education Officer, Education Department, Chandigarh Administration, O/o, DPI, U.T. Sector 9, Chandigarh
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of UT in New Delhi. Tel- 23353359
7. Chattisgarh
  • Secretary, Technical Education, Chattisgarh Administration, Raipur
  • Under Secretary, Home (Passport) Department, Mantralaya, Raipur
  • Deputy Secretary, Home (Passport) Department, Mantralaya, Raipur
  • Under Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Government of Chattisgarh, Raipur.
  • Under Secretary, General Administration Department, Mantralaya, Raipur
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Chattisgarh in Delhi. Tel- 46092500, 46092555
8. Dadra and Nagar Haveli UT
  • Deputy Secretary (Home), Home Department, Silvassa
  • Resident Deputy Collector, Silvassa for the UT of Dadar & Nagar Haveli.
  • Resident Deputy Collector, Khanvel for the UT of Dadar & Nagar Haveli.
  • Resident Collector (Head Quarter) for the UT of Dadar & Nagar Haveli.
  • Deputy Collector/SDM Collectorate, Daman
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner in New Delhi. Tel- 23385369
9. Daman and Diu
  • Collector & District Magistrate, Diu
  • Deputy Collector/SDM Collectorate, Daman
  • Addl. Dist. Magistrate, Diu w.e.f. 22.06.2010
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner in New Delhi. Tel- 23385369
10. Delhi NCT
  • Regional Director of Education (South), C-4, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi. Phone 26144508
  • Regional Director of Education (East), C-4, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi. Phone 22522458,
  • Deputy Secretary, Home (Passport) and Superintendent, Government of NCT of Delhi, Home (Passport) Department, 5th Level, "C" Wing, Delhi Secretariat, I.P. Estate, New Delhi as authorized by NCT of Delhi.
  • All District Judges (DJ) and Sub Divisional Magistrates (SDMs) in Delhi
  • Marriage Registrar, Indian Christian Marriage Act, Delhi Secretariat, New Delhi Tel.-011 23392028, Fax-011 23392034
11. Goa
  • Director (Higher Education), Junta House, 2nd Lift, 5th floor, Panaji, Goa. Tel: 2425582/85, Fax: 2425582, Mobile: 9822802572
  • Director (Education), Junta House, 2nd Lift, 5th floor, Panaji, Goa. Tel: 2425582/85, Fax: 2425582, Mobile: 9822802572
  • Under Secretary (Home-I), Home Department (Foreigner's & Citizenship Division), Secretariat, Porvorim-Goa
  • Under Secretary (Home-II), Home Department
  • Addl. Collector-II, North Goa District, Panaji
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Goa in New Delhi. Tel- 24629964/67/68
12. Gujarat
  • Deputy Secretary (Fax No.079-23252035), General Administration Department, Government of Gujrat, Sachivalaya Gandhi Nagar
  • Under Secretary (Tel: 079-23250481, Fax: 079-23251638 09978406305(M) for Enquiry-09978406311), General Administration Department, Government of Gujrat, Sachivalaya Gandhi Nagar.
  • Section Officer, General Administration Department, Government of Gujrat, Sachivalaya Gandhi Nagar.
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Gujrat in New Delhi. Tel- 23343147, 23742413
13. Haryana
  • Higher Education Commissioner/Director Higher Education, Haryana for certificate(s)/degree(s) issued by Universities situated outside the State of Haryana
  • Director Secondary Education, Haryana in respect of certificate(s)/diploma(s)/degree issued by National open School, Central Board of Secondary Education, ICSE or any other State Board of Education in the country.
  • The Secondary Board of School Education, Haryana, Bhiwani in respect of Matriculation and 10+2 certificates issued by it or by the Haryana Open School.
  • Deputy Director Colleges-II O/o Higher Education Commissioner, Haryana (0172-2562036) Fax: 2562042
  • Special Secretary to Government Haryana, Home Department
  • Under Secretary Home Department, Government of Haryana 09416967813(M), 0172-2740526(Fax)
  • Deputy Dir. Cadet Corps, Director General Higher Education, Sector-5 Haryana Panchkula Chandigarh
  • Assistant Director (Administration), Director General of Higher Education, Panchkula.
  • Assistant Director, Colleges VII, Higher Education Commissioner, Haryana Panchkula.
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Haryana in New Delhi. Tel- 23384354, 23386131/425
  • ffice of the Chief Secretary, Government of Haryana. Tel- 0172- 2740118
14. Himachal Pradesh
  • Principal Secretary (Home) to the Government. of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla
  • Deputy Secretary (Home), Shimla
  • Under Secretary (Home), Shimla (Tel: 0177-2626450].
  • Joint Director (C-I), Directorate of High Education, Shimla-171001
  • Joint Director (C-II), Directorate of High Education, Shimla-171001
  • Additional Director (Colleges), Directorate of High Education, Shimla-171001
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Himachal Pradesh in New Delhi. Tel- 23716574, 23716124, 23711964
15. Jammu & Kashmir
  • Principal, GGM Science College, Civil Secretariat, Higher Education Department, Jammu
  • Principal, Amar Singh College, Gogji Bagh, Srinagar (J&K) Fax: 0194-2476828, 9419010839(M), 0194-2476828
  • Deputy Secretary, Home Department 0191-2543261, 0941942533(M)
  • Director Colleges, Higher Education Department, Civil Secretariat, Srinagar/Jammu. Te/Fax: 0194-2479584, 0191-2549616 (w.e.f 26.10.10)
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of J&K, in New Delhi. Tel- 24611506, 24611210
16. Jharkhand
  • Director, Department of Human Resource Development, Ranchi.
  • Deputy Secretary, Department of Human Resource Development, Ranchi.
  • Under Secretary, Department of Human Resource Development, Ranchi
  • Deputy Secretary, Home Department, Ranchi, 09334359534(M), 0651-2401447
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Jharkhand in New Delhi. Tel- 011-26739011, Fax 26739005
17. Karnataka
  • Additional Commissioner (Land Maintenance Projects and Misc.), Government of Karnataka, Bangalore
  • Additional Commissioner (Administration and Development), Government of Karnataka, Mysore
  • Under Secretary, Home Department (Passport and Foreigners), Bangalore, Phone: 080-22033371, 22254451(Fax)
  • Regional Commissioner, Mysore
  • Additional Commissioner (Land Maintenance, Projects and Misc.), Government of Karnataka, Mysore
  • Regional Commissioner, Gulbarga
  • Regional Commissioner, Bangalore
  • Additional Commissioner (Land Maintenance Projects and Misc.), Belgaum
  • Regional Commissioner, Belgaum
  • Additional Commissioner (Administration and Development) Belgaum
  • Additional Commissioner, (Land Maintenance Project and Misc.), Gulbarga
  • Additional Commissioner (Administration and Development) Gulbarga.
  • Additional Deputy Commissioner & Additional District Magistrate, Bangalore Urban, Bangalore.
  • Additional Deputy Commissioner & Additional District Magistrate, Bangalore Rural, Bangalore
  • Additional Deputy Commissioner, Department Of A.D.C, A.D.M, Bangalore.
  • Additional Distt. Commissioner, Department Of Deputy Commissioner Office, Bangalore Rural
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Karnataka in New Delhi. Tel- 26889814
18. Kerala
  • Additional Secretary, General Education Department, Certificate Authentication, Thiruvanathpuram.
  • Deputy Secretary General Education Department Certificate Authentication Centre Ernakulam.
  • Additional Secretary General Education Department Certificate Authentication Centre Kozhikode.
  • Additional Secretary (HRD) Certificate Authentication Centre, Thiruvanathpuram.
  • Joint Secretary to Government, Home Department and Under Secretary, Home (Attestation) Department 0471-2517107, 2317950, 2317951
  • Additional Secretary to Government, Home Department, Secretariat, Thiruvanathpuram
  • Joint Secretary to Government of Kerala, General Education Department, Certificate Authentication Centre, Ernakulam 0484-2371810, 2371830
  • Additional Secretary to the Government. of Kerala, General Education Department Certificate Authentication Centre, Ernakulam
  • Joint Secretary, GED, Certificate Authentication Centre, Kozhikode
  • Under Secretary, Home Department, Secretariat, Thiruvanathpuram.
  • Joint Secretary, General Education Department, Certificate Authentication Centre, Kozhikode.
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Kerala in New Delhi. Tel- 23362656, 23368581, 23367833
19. Madhya Pradesh
  • Deputy Secretary, Higher Education Department, Mantralya , Vallagh Bhavan, M Block, 3 Green City, 35, Gulmohur Bhawan, Bhopal , Tel: 0755-2741024,09926966011(M)
  • Under Secretary (HRD), Maltralaya, Vallabh Bhawan, Bhopal.
  • Under Secretary, Higher Education Department, Maltralaya, Vallabh Bhawan, Bhopal
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Madhya Pradesh in New Delhi. Tel- 23019899, 23348484, 23361705
20. Maharashtra
  • Joint Secretary, Higher & Technical Education Department, 4th floor, Mantralaya Annexe, Mumbai-400032, Tel: 022-22025206(O), 24367773 (R)
  • Deputy Secretary, Employment & Self-Employment Department, Mantralaya, Mumbai
  • Section Officer, Home Department, Government of Maharashtra 022-22794093, 09322650065(M)
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Maharashtra in New Delhi. Tel- 23388075, 23383876
21. Meghalaya
  • Secretary, Education Department, Government of Meghalaya, Shilong Telefax: 0364-2226684 (For Education Documents only)
  • Secretary, Political Department, Government of Meghalaya
  • Principal Secretary, Political Department, Government of Meghalaya
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Meghalaya in New Delhi. Tel- 23015503, 23014341, 23015605
22. Mizoram
  • Under Secretary, Government of Mizoram, Higher & Technical Education Department (Telefax: 0389-2310680)
  • Additional Secretary, Home Department, Government of Mizoram
  • Secretary, Home Department of Mizoram, Aizawl. Tel: 0389-2310680
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Mizoram in New Delhi. Tel- 23016408
23. Manipur
  • Additional Secretary, Home Department, Government of Manipur, Tel:0385-2443366, 0385-2452829(fax)
  • Under Secretary (Home), Government of Manipur
  • OSD, University & Higher Education, Imphal. 09856086410(M]
  • OSD University & Higher Education, Imphal 09856170467(M)
  • Under Secretary (GAD), Government of Manipur
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Manipur in New Delhi. Tel- 26873009, 26873311
24. Nagaland
  • Special Secretary (Home), Government of Nagaland, Kohima, Tel. 0370-2270074 Fax: 0370-2270268
  • Secretary (Home), Government of Nagaland, Kohima
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Nagaland in New Delhi. Tel- 23013751, 23794680
25. Orissa
  • Higher Education Department, Government of Orissa
  • Special Secretary, Home Department (0674-2536761)
  • Principal Secretary, Home Department, Government of Orissa 0674-2531515(office), 0674-2392666(Res)
  • Joint Secretary, High Education Department, Department of Higher Education Government of Orissa, Bhubaneswar 0674-2322434
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Orissa in New Delhi. Tel- 23019771
26. Pudducherry
  • Joint Secretary (Home), Chief Secretariat, Puducherry
  • Joint Secretary (Administrative Reforms Wing), Chief Secretariat
  • Under Secretary (DP&AR), Chief Secretariat, Puducherry
  • 4. Office of the Resident Commissioner of Puducherry in New Delhi. Tel- 26881703
27. Punjab
  • Deputy Secretary, Department of NRI Affairs, Tel: 0172-2742243, Ext.286, 2741723(Fax]
  • Assistant Director (Funds), and Assistant Director (CC), Punjab Education Department, Chandigarh Tel: 0172-2704431, 2702857, 09356062952(M) 09815333077(M) 2783660(Fax), 9855683544(M)
  • Assistant Director, Office of Director Public Instruction (Colleges)
  • Under Secretary, Department of NRI Affair, Chandigarh
  • Director, Department of Technical Education & Industrial Training, Government of Punjab, Plot No.1-A, Sector-36-A, Chandigarh, Tel: 0172-2615385, 2615389, Fax: 0172: 2660734, 9988346813(M)
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Punjab in New Delhi. Tel- 23383804, 23385399
28. Port Blair 1. Assistant Secretary (Home), A & N Administration, Port Blair.
29. Rajasthan
  • Officer on Special duty (OSD), Home (Jail Department), Government. of Rajasthan Tel.0141-5153222-Ext.2330
  • Deputy Secretary (Administration), Education Department, Administration Secretariat, Jaipur. Phone: 0141-2227399(O) 9829480205
  • Deputy Secretary (Administration], Education Department Phone: 0141-2227724
  • Deputy Secretary, (Coordination) Home Department, Government of Rajasthan,
  • Assistant Secretary, Higher Education (GR.III), Secretariat, Jaipur, Tel. 0141-5153222 Ext. 4852, 09414335554 (M), 0141-2227017(Fax)
  • Deputy Secretary, Higher Education (Gr.III) Department, Room No.2202, 2nd floor, Main Building, Government. Secretariat, Jaipur Tel: 0141-5115995, 9828051054(M), Fax: 0141-2227017
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Rajasthan in New Delhi. Tel- 23073747, 23381333, 23383472
30. Sikkim
  • Deputy Director (Exam), Human Resource Development Department, Government of Sikkim, Gangtok
  • Assistant Director, Exam Cell, Human Resource Development, Government of Sikkim, Gangtok
  • Joint Secretary (Protocol), Home Department, Government of Sikkim, Gangtok
  • Joint Secretary (Con), Home Department, Government of Sikkim, Gangtok
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Sikkim in New Delhi. Tel- 26113747
31. Tamilnadu
  • Under Secretary, (Foreigners) Department, Government of Tamil Nadu, Chennai
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Tamil Nadu in New Delhi. Tel- 23010035, 24193333
32. Tripura
  • Deputy Secretary to the Government of Tripura, Agartala, Tel: 0381-2326041-224(EPBX)
  • Deputy Secretary to the Government of Tripura, Agartala Tel:0381-2324001/0381-2324002
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Tripura in New Delhi. Tel- 23012693, 23015157
33. Uttar Pradesh
  • Under Secretary, HRD, Secretariat, Lucknow
  • Special Secretary, General Administration Department, Secretariat, Lucknow
  • Joint Secretary, Department of Higher Education 0522-2238001 Extn.3041, 09936043902
  • Under Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Government of Uttar Pradesh, 0522-2238001 Extn.3967
  • Joint Secretary, General Administration Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh 09415014247-(M)
  • Under Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Government of Uttar Pradesh
  • Joint Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Government. of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow Tel: 0522 2238001 Extension 3202, Fax: 2238287
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Uttar Pradesh in New Delhi. Tel- 23310408
34 Uttrakhand
  • Deputy Secretary, General Administration Department, Government of Uttrakhand, Dehradun
  • Under Secretary, General Administration Department, Government of Uttrakhand, Dehradun Tel: 0135-2712802, 09411173553(M)
  • Under Secretary, General Administration Department, Uttrakhand 0135-2712096(Fax)
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of Uttrakhand in New Delhi. Tel- 23738498, 23358434
35. West Bengal
  • Section Officer, Home (Foreigners'& NRI's) Department, Government of West Bengal, Kolkata
  • Section Officer, Home (Foreigners'& NRI's) Department, Government of West Bengal, Kolkata
  • W.B.C.S (Exe), Joint Secretary, Home (Foreigners'& NRI's) Department, Government of West Bengal, Kolkata. Tel: 09830005306(M), 033-22527391(Fax)
  • Office of the Resident Commissioner of West Bengal in New Delhi. Tel- 23344269, 23742695

Authorized Signatories of MEA and Branch Secretariats

1. Shri Pramod Kumar Agrawal, Under Secretary, MEA
2. Shri Pawan Kumar Section Officer, MEA
3. Shri George Lakra Section Officer, MEA

Branch Secretariats

1. Chennai 1. Ms. T. Angelin Premalatha, Head of Branch Secretariat
2. Sh. C. Senthil Pandian , Passport Officer
2. Hyderabad 1. Sh. D.V.N. Rao, Under Secretary
3. Kolkata 1.Dr. R. Siva Kumar, Director, Branch Secretariat
2.Sh. Ranjan Mondal, Consular Officer
4. Guwahati 1. Smt. T. Ajungla Jamir, Head of Branch Secretariat

The documents submitted by the outsourced agencies at New Delhi and by applicants at the four Branch Secretariats are returned after due authentication to the agencies or applicants, as the case may be, within three working days subject to completion of documentation, procedural formalities and usual checks.