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Instructions on Notarization and Attestation

The Chinese Embassy or Chinese Consulates in the Republic of India will only notarize documents from its consular district.

Applicants from the state of Maharashtra and Karnataka may apply at the Consulate General of China in Mumbai.

And applicants from the state of West Bengal, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Bihar may apply at the Consulate General of China in Kolkata.

Applicants from the rest of India may apply at the Chinese Embassy in Delhi.

The Chinese Embassy or Chinese Consulates in the Republic of India only accept notarization application from Chinese citizens or overseas Chinese living in India.

All applicants are required to come to the Chinese Consulate in person to have their documents notarized.

For more details, please find the information in Chinese version (详见中文网页).

FOR ATTESTATION

Documents issued in India to be used in China should be attested by the Chinese Embassy or Chinese Consulates.

The Chinese Embassy or Chinese Consulates in the Republic of India will only attest documents from their respective consular district.

Applicants from the state of Maharashtra and Karnataka may apply at the Chinese Consulate in Mumbai.

And applicants from the state of West Bengal, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Bihar may apply at the Chinese Consulate in Kolkata.

Applicants from the rest area of India may apply at the Chinese Embassy in Delhi.

Before submitting a legal document, the applicant must have the document notarized by a local Notary Public Office in India and attested by the Ministry of External Affairs, Branch Secretariat ( No.2, Ballygunge, Park Road,Kolkata-700019, 033-22879701, 22802686).

After the above has been done, the following documents are required to be submitted to the Chinese Visa Application Service Center:

1. A duly-filled Applicantion Form for Notarization/Attestation;

2. Original and photocopy of the legal documents (both sides for the signed and stamped page ). The documents should be Notarized by a notary public in India and Attested by the Ministry of External Affairs, Branch Secretariat ( No.2, Ballygunge, Park Road,Kolkata-700019, 033-22879701, 22802686). If one document has 2 pages above, it shoud be stapled properly and sealed and stamped by the Notary Public Office or will be refused by the Chinese Consulate in Kolkata;

3. Signed Covering Letter with attestation purpose and the list of the commercial attestation document from the Company of the applicant;

4. Signed Covering letter with attestation purpose and the list of the attestation document from the applicant himself/herself if it is for civil use;

5. Original and photocopy of applicant's passport and agent's passport for civil attestation purpose.

Important: The Chinese Consulate has the right to request supplementary supporting documents.

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