Birth Certificate or non Availability of Birth Certificate
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Birth Certificate or non Availability of Birth Certificate

  • There is no need to take an appointment. Applicants may visit the Consulate on any working day between 10:0AM -12:30PM. The service will be on first come first serve basis.
  • The Consulate reserves the right to reject attestation of documents the contents of which are objectionable or contrary to the Rules.
  • The Consulate does not attest any document issued by authorities in India. If any document issued by authorities in India (such as birth and death certificates, affidavits, diplomas, marriage certificate and educational certificates issued by authorities in India ) are required to be presented to authorities in USA, these should be apostilled in India. For details, please check the website “Legalization of Documents” at http://www.mea.gov.in/legalization-of-documents.htm
  • Birth Certificate is issued on the basis of entries in Indian passport. Therefore it can only be issued if an Indian passport is presented in original.
  • Non availability of birth certificate can be issued to those Indian citizens who present their Indian passport in original and who were born in India before 2nd June 1969

 

Applying In Person:

Supporting Document: Carry originals of all the supporting documents to be presented to the Consular Officer (photocopies of which are to be attached with the application). In case you are not able to present the original documents at the counter, bring notarized copy of documents being attached to the application. Ensure that notarized copy is legible, otherwise Consulate may ask to see the original. However, the passport should be presented in original.

Fee: A non-refundable fee of $25 (twenty five) per attestation.

Each applicant for Miscellaneous Services has to give a separate Cash, money order/cashier’s check of US $3 (three) drawn in favour of 'Consulate General of India (ICWF)' for Indian Community Welfare Fee (ICWF) w.e.f. October 01, 2012


If you would like to receive the attested documents back through mail, send a traceable pre-paid return mailing envelope (USPS 'Express Mail' or FEDEX etc.) .

Fees should be paid through Money order or Cashiers’ cheque drawn in favor of the ‘Consulate General of India, Atlanta.’ Cash is accepted only when applying in person. Personal cheques, debit cards, credit cards or other banking instruments are not accepted.

Applying by Mail:

Mailing Address:
Consulate General of India, Atlanta
5549 Glenridge Drive NE

Atlanta GA-30342


Supporting Documents: Photocopy of all supporting documents should be notarized and attached to the application. Do not send any original documents except the PASSPORT and the affidavit to be attested.

Fee: A non-refundable fee of $25 (twenty five) per attestation.

Each applicant for Miscellaneous Services has to give a separate Cash, money order/cashier’s check of US $3 (three) drawn in favour of 'Consulate General of India (ICWF)' for Indian Community Welfare Fee (ICWF) w.e.f. October 01, 2012
If you would like to receive the attested documents back through mail, send a traceable pre-paid return mailing envelope (USPS 'Express Mail' or FEDEX etc.) .

Fees should be paid through Money order or Cashiers’ cheque drawn in favor of the ‘Consulate General of India, Atlanta.’ Personal cheques, debit cards, credit cards or other banking instruments are not accepted.

How to Apply:

  • Miscellaneous Services Form - Download the Miscellaneous Application form and complete the application form.
  • Attach the following documents with the application form:
  • Current passports (both Indian and US) in original and photocopy of the first five pages and last two pages of the current passports.
     
  • Proof of your US Visa Status:(copy of any one of the following)
    • Photocopy of the page containing visa on passport (H1B, H4 etc) and the copy of I-94
    • Clear Photocopy of Green Card
    • Employment Authorization Document (Work Permit)
    • I-797, I-140 or I-20 (If approval copy of these notices are pending, also attach a handwritten note detailing the efforts being taken to regularize status)

     
  • Proof of current US residence address: (copy of any one of the following)
    • U.S Driving license.
    • PG&E, Water or landline telephone bill displaying applicant’s address
    • House Lease Agreement
    • State Identification Card
    • Note: Bank/credit card/mobile phone statements are not accepted as residence proof

In case the Consulate receives applications with incomplete documentation, the same would be sent back unprocessed in the return envelope sent by the applicant.

Processing Time :

  • Applying in person: Timings 10.00-12.30 pm
    • Same day (delivery of attested documents between 4:30-5:30 pm)
  • Applying by mail:
    • 10 (ten) business days excluding the time taken in mail

 

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Consulate General of India - Atlanta
5549 Glenridge Drive NE,
Atlanta GA 30342
Webmaster : contact@indianconsulateatlanta.org

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