Cessation of a living organism is what we call death; and issuance of Death Certificate affirms the information pertaining to the time and reason of one’s death. On the other hand, Attestation of Death Certificate is a legal practice, which is performed to authenticate the correctness of the document, seal and signature used by the Certificate Issuing Department/Authority.
There are several agencies/companies or service providers in India that deals in Attestation of a Death Certificates. One such eminent name in this list includes BLS Attestation Services, which is a division of BLS International. The service provider is a trusted partner of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Delhi that manages the entire administrative functions of the attestation process. BLS Attestation Services employs a team of dedicated professionals who are well-versed with the documentation prerequisites of Death Certificate Attestation. The organisation has several attestation centres across India rendering a diverse range of services pertaining to Apostille/Attestation, Personal Documents Attestation, Commercial Documents Attestation, Educational Documents Attestation, HRD Attestation, Embassy Attestation, State Attestation, Diplomatic Mission Attestation etc.
Attestation of a Death Certificate in India contains three simple steps. The first step is to get the certificate authenticated from the respective Home Department. Next, the certificate is processed for MEA and finally, the Death Certificate is attested from the respective Embassy. To initiate the process of Death Certificate Attestation of a deceased person, submission of certain documents is obligatory. These documents include a copy of the Death Certificate, letter of certification from the mortuary stating that the body of a deceased person has been preserved properly in a coffer. In addition, a copy of certificate from the crematorium is also required to be provided. Further, this is to be informed that the certificate should clearly mention that the urn contains nothing except the cremated ashes of the deceased person.
All these documents are further submitted to the Embassy. In addition, the passport of the deceased should also be submitted along with an application requesting for its cancellation. Furthermore, this is to be informed that all the documents are required to be provided to the designated authority in duplicate.
The key purpose of getting a Death Certificate attested is to gain the benefits of a deceased person from his/her residing country. This is why the first step of such attestation is initiated from the home country of the deceased person. The attestation prerequisites may vary from country-to-country. For example; in a country like Italy and Czech Republic, a translation copy of the Apostilled Death Certificate is required to be submitted to the respective authority/department.
At BLS Attestation Services, all kind of attestation is done at affordable charges and in hassle-free manner. Besides the cited attestation services, one can also avail here many other services including courier service for delivery of documents, SMS Service, translation service etc. If you want to know more information about the procedures of digital attestation, feel free to get in touch with the attestation specialists at the given contact details:
+91 8595166076 / 9643109026 / 8595166109 / 8595166110
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