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   This Embassy attests document issued by the Indian authorities provided such document is already attested/apostilled by the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India. [See FAQ on Attestation and Apostille Matters]

   For documents issued by authorities of Albania/Moldova/Romania, this Embassy requires such documents to be first attested/apostilled by the Foreign Ministry of the concerned country (Albania/Moldova/Romania). 


   For attestation of the Power of Attorney, following are required:

a) The Executant has to affix photograph and signature in front of the Consular Officer in the Power of Attorney;

b) Valid passport of the Executant;

c) In case, the Attorney is also present, then affix photograph and signature in front of the Consular Officer in the Power of Attorney. If the Attorney is not present, then identification proof of the Attorney.

   Kindly note that while the photograph and signature are attested, the Embassy do not take any responsibility whatsoever for the contents of the Power of Attorney.     


   A Certificate of bachelorhood/single-status/eligibility to get married can be issued by a competent court/ Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) having jurisdiction of the area of the residential address of the applicant. This can be in the form of a certificate/ affidavit notarized by SDM which is required to be counter-attested by the Home Department of the State concerned. Thereafter, it is to be attested/apostilled by the Attestation Section of the Consular, Passport & Visa (CPV) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi. [Applications for attestation/apostille are to be submitted with the Outsourced agencies, for details please visit http://mea.gov.in/apostille.htm]

   Kindly note that Indian Missions have no role in the issue of "No Objection Certificate (NOC)" or "Bachelorhood/Single-status/Eligibility certificate" to Indian nationals intending to marry foreign nationals.


   All Indian nationals who are residents in Romania/Albania/Moldova are required to register birth of their minor child at the Embassy, under section 4(1) of the Citizenship Act, 1955, within six months from the Date of Birth. For online registration, kindly visit https://indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in/ and Click Registration of birth of a minor child at an Indian Consulate Under section 4(1) of the Citizenship Act, 1955. After online submission, take a printout of the registration form, and submit it at the Embassy alongwith following documents :

a) Copy of apostilled Birth Certificate of child issued by the authorities in Romania/Albania/Moldova. (If it is not having English language, provide its English version also.)

b) Copy of passports of parents

c) Copy of the Certificate of Indian Citizenship of parents, if acquired by Registration/Naturalization

d) Copy of Marriage Certificate of parents. (In case it is issued by the foreign authorities, it must be apostilled; and if it is not having English language, provide its English version also.)

e) Copy of Resident permits of parents in Romania/Albania/Moldova

Note : Kindly bring originals of above documents to the Embassy. They will be returned after perusal.


Following documents should be submitted by both Bridegroom, and Bride:

a) Apostilled Bachelorhood Certificate, in case of Bachelor (e. you were never married before), OR Apostilled Singlehood Certificate, in case of Single (i.e. you were married earlier but now you have no living spouse), with all your details.

b) Valid Passport with permit of stay such as valid Visa, Resident permit.

c) Other Indian identification documents


To register death of Indian nationals residing in Romania/Albania/Moldova, following documents has to be submitted at the Embassy:

a) Copy of Apostilled Death Certificate issued from Romania/Albania/Moldova. (If it is not having English language, kindly also provide English translation)

b) Passport of the deceased for cancellation.

c) Copy of Resident permit of the deceased.

Note: Originals of above documents shall be submitted along with photocopies for verification.

No Objection for sending Human Remains:

Following documents are required to be submitted at the Embassy:

a) Police report stating that there is no objection to transport the body to India.

b) Medical report from the concerned Doctor/Hospital.

c) Death Certificate issued by the Municipal authority.

d) No objection from the Court for burial/cremation and to take the body to India.

e) Original passport of the deceased for its cancellation

f) Copy of Resident Permit of the deceased.

g) Letter from the Funeral Transport Agency taking responsibility for : (i) completing all the required documents, (ii) transportation of the body to final destination, (iii) contacting the relatives of the deceased and inform them about the exact date and time of arrival of the body to India, and (iv) informing this Embassy about the exact date and time of arrival of the body to India.

If a person accompanies the body to IndiaPhotocopy of the passport of the person who accompanies the body to its final destination in India with a written request from him/her undertaking full responsibility for the transportation of the body. If the person who accompanies or collects the body in India is not a relative, the family of the deceased must convey its consent to this Embassy by sending email at cons1.bucharest@mea.gov.in to transport the body to India through the authorized person.

If the body is transported without any escortNext of the Kin of the deceased shall send an email to this Embassy at cons1.bucharest@mea.gov.in stating that he/she is taking full responsibility of collecting the body at the airport. Also send scanned copy of his/her passport or any other identity document.

Note : All documents are required to be submitted in original alongwith its photocopy.