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Instructions on Notarization and Attestation
2010/04/26

Instructions on Notarization and Attestation

FOR NOTARIZATION

The Chinese Embassy or Consulates General 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, Orisssa, 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 New Delhi.

The Chinese Embassy or Consulates General 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 General in Kolkata 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 Consulates General.

The Chinese Embassy or Consulates General 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 Consulate General of China in Mumbai.

And applicants from the state of West Bengal, Orisssa, 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 New Delhi.

Before submitting a legal document to the Consulate General of China in Kolkata, 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 in Kolkata ( 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 Consulate General of China in Kolkata:

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 in Kolkata ( 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 Consulate General of China 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 Consulate General has the right to request supplementary supporting documents .

Please note, all the payment to the Chinese Consulate General in Kolkata should be in Demand Draft in favor of "Chinese Consulate General in Kolkata"

 

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