Certificate, which needs to be attested via Saudi Embassy attestation, takes place from Home Department, HRD and MEA attestation. At first, the Government of Saudi Arabia collects all personal and educational certificates. The documents that are issued from India needs to be attested by Embassy or Consulate in Saudi Arabia. Even, before granting visa for Saudi Arabia these documents are further needed to be classified and attested. This is done by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia government.
For formal purpose, Certificates have to be attested for Saudi Arabia. The process starts with Notary. You are required to submit documents for home department attestation once certificates are attested from notary. This further elaborates the authenticity of the submitted documents.
First thing should be first. Therefore, you are required to get attestation done from Home Department first, before submitting documents to MEA for attestation. This department is responsible for authenticating the certificates after verifying the content of certificates. An accurate representation of the authenticity of all submitted certificates is authentication. Similarly, the formalities for Saudi Arabia certificates attestations are same as this.
The Human Resource Department of the State or HRD ministry attests all certificates issued by Govt. Technical Board. In addition, it attests medical as well as paramedical institution, Govt. School, university and other organizations documents as well. Certificate is continued further to the external affairs and Saudi embassy attestation after completion of the process.
The ministry of external affairs government of India controls MEA attestation. This ministry of external affairs attests all the certificates issues by any state in India. This procedure is done before making final submission to Saudi Arabia embassy. Home or education department attestation should be done via MEA attestation. This Ministry also attests all non-educational as well as educational certificates as well as commercial certificates.
This attestation needs all personal as well as educational certificates, academic or personal, that have to be issued from India. This documents prior needs to be attested by the Consulate or Embassy in Saudi Arabia. This is done for further attestation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Government of Saudi Arabia before granting Visa.
You can submit the testimonials to the Embassy of Saudi Arabia for further processing, once certificates are attested by MEA. The embassy will attest all non-educational as well as educational and commercial document if the certificates are already attested by MEA.
The one thing mandatory for degree certificate attestation is HRD Attestation. In India, one has to get the certificate legalized through HRD attestation in Delhi.
Generally, HRD attestation is specifically done by the particular state itself. MEA Attestation is carried out after HRD Certificate Attestation is done. The MEA Attestation assimilates the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in India verifying the documents. After that, Embassy Attestation is generally carried out. After the general attestation from HRD, the certificate is fit to go for MEA attestation.