Life Certificate Life Certificate

Life Certificate

Life Certificate

Please send a prepaid return envelope of USD 20.00 along with your application

Walk-in consular services discontinued

  • 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 bullet 
  • If on Visitors' Visa (B1/B2), only one time Life Certificate service will be given.

Required documents:

  1. 1. Completed "Misc. Servicesbullet" application form with one passport size photo affixed in the box.
  2. 2. Fill in all the information correctly. Incomplete application will be returned without service.
  3. 3. Please attach the Clear Notarised photocopy of the  Passport, Address Proof, Legal Status. 
  4. 4. Doctor's certificate
  5. 5. Pension Paper or pension Card
  6. 6. Copy of valid Visa/Green Card.
  7. 7. Copy of Proof of address (utility bill, driver license or lease agreement).
  8. 8. If the applicant is holding a B1/B2 Visa
  9. He/She should provide his/her son/daughter/relative's current passport copy.
  10. Son/daughter/relative's driver's license copy.
  11. A letter from him/her to the Consular officer requesting this service for his/her   parents/relative.
  12. 9. Fee $0 and $2 for ICWF.
  13. 10. If the applicant is applying more than once in the same year, an application fee of $25 in favor of consulate General Of India, Atlanta.and $2 separate cashier's check or money order in favor of Indian Community Welfare Fund.
  14. 11. Fee is to be paid by cashier’s check or money order.
  15. 12. Personal checks, Debit cards and Credit cards are not accepted.
  16. 13. If application is being sent by post please sent a separate $20/- cashier’s check or money order fee for return mail. Or Enclose a trackable pre-paid self-addressed return mailing envelope.

Processing time: 5-7 working days from the date of receipt of applications by post. This is subject to submission of all requisite documents by the applicant(s).

Incomplete applications will be sent back without the service indicating the requisites to complete.

Mailing Address: Consulate General of India, Atlanta



5549 Glenridge Drive NE,

Atlanta, GA-30342

E-mail address for queries:cons[dot]atlanta[at]mea[dot]gov[dot]in