Product description:Apostille refers to Authentication or legalization. It is applied only to the original documents. This means that the documents come from a recognized state authority and Documents are Genuine. The Apostille is Required in countries that are members of the Hague Convention, and India is also one among them. According to the Hague Convention of 1961, there are many countries that require a document to go through the Apostille process prior to being presented. These documents are first attested by Mumbai Mantralaya, State Home Department or Sub Divisional Magistrate and then it goes to Ministry of External Affairs. In India, only MEA has the Authority to issue the Apostille Stamp.