ATTESTATION OF DOCUMENTS SUCH AS PAN FORM, BANK STATEMENT, SALARY STATEMENT, COPY OF INDIAN PASSPORT, COPY OF A DOCUMENT ISSUED BY US AUTHORITIES (US PASSPORT, DRIVING LICENSE, ETC.) ATTESTATION OF DOCUMENTS SUCH AS PAN FORM, BANK STATEMENT, SALARY STATEMENT, COPY OF INDIAN PASSPORT, COPY OF A DOCUMENT ISSUED BY US AUTHORITIES (US PASSPORT, DRIVING LICENSE, ETC.)

Owing to the growing spread of COVID19, it has been decided to stop the walk-in Miscellaneous Consular Services at the Embassy of India with effect from March 16, 2020. The services will continue to be provided through Postal mail/shipping.

Attestation of Documents 

How to Apply by Mail:

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Download the Miscellaneous Application form and fill it up carefully. Each applicant is required to fill up separate Miscellaneous Application form and affix his/her photograph on the same.

 

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Applicant’s current valid passport photocopy (notarized). Those having Indian passport may provide original and photocopies of the first five pages and last two pages of the passport. Notarized photocopy of the document showing valid US visa status.

 

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Notarized photocopy of any of the following documents as proof of residence: US Driving License, Utility Bill, Lease Agreement, State Identity Card, or Mortgage Deed.

 

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Photocopies of these documents may be attached with the application.  Please ensure that photocopies of these documents are legible. Attestation of illegible/ scanned/photocopies of the documents will not be done.

 

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Local documents like valid non-Indian Passport, Driving License, State Photo ID, documents issues by the local educational institutions/universities/schools etc., bank or salary statement, employment letter of the applicant, PAN Card application form etc. need to be self attested by the applicant and only signature of the applicant will be attested. Please attach two copies of the same.  On each document to be attested, applicant will state that “I TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONTENTS OF THE DOCUMENT” and write full name and sign, as in the passport.

 

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For attestation of Indian passport, Driving License, Pan Card, Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Educational documents etc., applicant may submit a copy of the same. Documents which are not apostilled from India will not be authenticated by Embassy. Such documents will only be attested as ‘True Copy Attestation Only”. On each document to be attested, applicant will state that “I TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONTENTS OF THE DOCUMENT” and write full name and sign, as in the passport.

 

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Fee:  A fee of US$ 10.00 (Ten only) and US$2.00(Two Only) towards Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) per application. For subsequent documents, US$ 10.00 (Ten only) each must be paid by applicant. The fees may be paid as two separate money order/cashiers’ cheque, drawn separately towards fee and ICWF in favour of Embassy of India, Washington DC.

 

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Processing time: Ten working days from the date of receipt of mail at the Embassy, subject to submission of all requisite documents .

 

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Please send in the application enclosing a trackable pre-paid self-addressed return mailing envelope to Consular Section, Embassy of India, 2536 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington DC 20008. Incomplete applications will be sent back indicating the requisites to complete the application.