If you have been through a personal loss, you’ve probably experienced that it is one of the hardest things to cope with.
Everyone feels grief in his or her own way, but after the different stages mourning has passed, it’s imperative that we get back to normalcy and start thinking of the future. If you are a family member/dependent of the departed, then applying for a Death Certificate as soon as possible should be in the top of your priority list. This blog explains about the attestation services in Qatar
Why would You Need to Get a Death Certificate for the Deceased?
For someone who just lost a family member, applying for a Death Certificate or getting all the documents of the deceased cleared adds more to the pain. Even thinking about going out may induce further sorrow.
However, life doesn’t stop here, a Death Certificate will serve as proof for legal purposes; whether it is to access pension benefits, claim life insurance, settle estates, get re-married, arrange for a funeral, or for visa purposes, a Death Certificate of the deceased is a must so that his/her dependants can have a secure future.
Death certificates are essential records in order to prove entitlement to estate claims and probate inquiries. These also come in handy when carrying out genealogical research, if you have a family history line inquiry.
This essential record is issued by a medical practitioner to legally testify a person’s death and includes all important details regarding the death like the cause, date, and name and other information of the died person. The Death Certificate is considered as a public document in almost all countries since, in every legal system, the authorities use this certificate to confirm the death of a person. However, if you are abroad and is planning to use it beyond the boundaries of the issuing country, it should be attested for international verification. To get a hassle-free service in terms of Death Certificate attestation, reach out to Bharath attestation services for all the extended support required for documentation.
What is Death Certificate Attestation?
Death Certificate attestation is one of the significant branches of non-educational certificate attestation. Since Death Certificate is an essential document in some international fields, in order to use it beyond the boundaries of the issuing country, it needs to be attested.
Why is it Required?
The Death Certificate attestation in the international fields is mainly used for getting some needs without the presence of the dead person, such as probating claims and also for acquiring financial needs. Nowadays, every country use this attestation to ensure that the person specified in the certificate has died.
Who can Apply?
Family members (spouse, parent, child, or sibling) of the deceased may apply for Death Certificate attestation. People staying in any part of the country can easily get the Death Certificate attested, as Bharath Attestation Services is known for delivering the commitment along with Death Certificate attestation in a systematic and cost-effective manner.
How to Apply?
Some requirements are essential for getting a Death Certificate attestation from the concerned embassy, and some may vary depending upon the issuing embassy. In some cases, Death Certificate should be verified from the home country before submitting it for embassy attestation.
- Passport copy of the applicant
- Original Death Certificate
The Death Certificate attestation in Qatar needs a couple of original documents of the deceased to be attested from the concerned authority. The original documents may include degrees, power of attorney, or such documents.
The Death Certificate attestation procedure in Qatar usually takes 12-13 working days. However, in case of emergency, Bharath’s Qatar attestation services will get the work done on a priority basis.
Who will Provide the Attestation Service?
There are tons of attestation agencies all across the globe. But, it’s continuously challenging for people to get personal documents like death certificate legalized to be used internationally. Opt for trustworthy attestation agencies like the Bharath attestation services for the legalization of your personal documents.
Getting Death Certificate attestation is, in fact, a 4-step process. Let’s take a look at these four important processes.
Notarization is often a necessary first step for all attestations to have documents authenticated and legalized. There will be a criminal background check as well as the verification of certified true copies of documents, which would take 2 to 3 days to complete.
Attestation from Home Department
The second step in death certificate attestation is getting attestation from the state Home Department or from the Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM). The death certificate and true copy of your passport is required to complete this step, which will take 2 to 3 days to process.
Ministry of External Affairs Attestation
To get the Ministry of External Affairs attestation (MEA) all original documents need to be submitted directly to the designated authorities. With the signature and seal of the designated authorities, the MEA legalizes the document, however, it does not bear the responsibility of the contents of the documents. It takes 2 to 3 processing days.
The final step in getting a Death Certificate attestation is getting it attested from country’s Embassy which should be done from the Home country of the certificate holder.