No obligation Letter for child adoption No obligation Letter for child adoption

No obligation Letter for child adoption

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

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 document to be attested. Fee: A non-refundable fee of $20 (twenty) per attestation.


Each applicant for Miscellaneous Services has to give a separate Cash, money order/cashier’s check of US $2 (two) drawn in favour of 'Consulate General of India (ICWF)' for Indian Community Welfare Fee (ICWF) w.e.f. October 01, 2012If you want to receive the attested documents back through mail, either send a traceable pre-paid return mailing envelope (USPS 'Express Mail' or FEDEX etc.) or enclose a money order/cashier’s check for $20 (twenty)payable to Consulate General of India - Atlanta. 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 bullet and complete the application form.
 Attach the following documents with the application form:
 Current passport (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  
 A letter stating why you require the “no objection” certificate.

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

Processing Time :

 Applying in person:

 Applying by mail:

 10 (ten) business days excluding the time taken in mail