Indian Consulate Swaziland

Misc Consular Services  

1. Attestation of Documents and Powers of Attorney:

Academic certificates, marriage and birth certificates issued in India, powers of attorney and other such documents executed by Indian citizens in India, Swaziland and Mozambique.

Guidelines for Attestation of documents:

Any affidavit, declaration or Power of Attorney to be used in India may be attested in the High Commission. For this, apart from bringing the original documents that need to be attested, you also need to bring two photocopies of these documents, your valid passport and the requisite fees, which may vary depending on the type of documents to be attested. You will be required to sign the documents (affidavit, declaration, Power of Attorney etc) in the presence of a High Commission official.

All applicants should ensure that the documents submitted for attestation (other than documents issued by Indian authorities) have the Apostille/Authentication stamp of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Cooperation of the Government of the Republic of Mozambique before submitting the same to the High Commission.

If you need attestation of documents like educational certificates, salary/employment certificate, birth, marriage or death certificates issued by authorities of Mozambique/Swaziland, these will first have to be authenticated/Apostilled by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Cooperation of the Government of the Republic of Mozambique/Kingdom of Swaziland.

Birth, Death, Marriage and Educational Certificates etc. issued by the Indian authorities in India can also be attested by the Indian High Commission provided the same have been authenticated by the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi (for details, please visit MEA, Govt. of India web link - http://www.mea.gov.in/legalization-of-documents.html )

Papers to be submitted to the High Commission when seeking attestation of documents:

  • Completed and signed application form for Misc. Consular Services
  • A passport size photograph pasted on the application.
  • Original passport and one copy (front and last page only)
  • Documents to be attested must be submitted in original with its two photocopies.

(Power of Attorney, declaration, Affidavits would be signed before the consular officer of the Indian High Commission, who will verify and satisfy himself about the identity of the executant/deponent on the basis of his/her passport)

Processing time: Next working day

2. Police Clearance Certificate

Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) is issued by the High Commission, certifying the person's criminal record with the Indian police. It is generally required when a person applies for a visa/resident visa/work permit/acquiring foreign nationality. It will be issued only when the High Commission has a Fresh clear Police Verification Report of the applicant available in the system.

Documents required :

  • Completed and signed application form for PCC
  • Two passport size photographs (one to be pasted and other to be enclosed with the PCC application form) .
  • Original passport and one copy (front and last page only)

Processing time: Normally next working day

3. Attestation of Police Clearance Certificate issued from India

Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) issued by Passport Offices and by police stations in India are also required to be attested by the High Commission when a person applies for a visa/resident visa/work permit.

Documents required :

  • Completed and signed application form for PCC
  • A passport size photograph pasted on the application.
  • Passport’s copy (front and last page only)
  • Original Indian PCC and one photocopy.

Processing time: Normally next working day