Attestation of Death Certificate Attestation of Death Certificate


Question: How do I get the death certificate attested?

Answer: Death Certificate issued by the authorities in Turkey, have to be apostilled by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Turkey. It is not required to be further authenticated by the Indian Embassy in Ankara for use in India because India and Turkey is both member of apostille Convention 1961.

However in case of Death Certificate issued in India needs to be attested by Indian Embassy, applicant may follow the below procedure.

  1. Death certificate originating from India needs to be attested by the Home Department of the concerned state or Apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi before it is brought for attestation at the Embassy of India, Ankara.
  2. Applicant is required to produce his/her valid passport in original and a photocopy (first and last page).
  3. Valid Turkish Residence Permit

Attestation Fee : US $ 22

*Additional documents may be needed depending upon the documents presented for attestation. Document is processed the same day.