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Services in Auckland

Life Certificates & Attestation of pension papers of pensioners ( Revised with effect from 1st Oct 2013 )
 

To obtain a Life Certificate for pension purposes, the personal appearance of the applicant at the High Commission is usually considered necessary. The applicant needs to bring his/her Passport to establish identity.

The life certificate is issued gratis (without any charge).

 

In case the applicant is unable to come to the High Commission for a valid reason:

 

1. The Life Certificate is must be notarised by a Notary Public www.notary.org.nz

 

2. The notarised life certificate should then be Apostille/ authenticated by Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), Government of New Zealand. Please view their website for application procedure.

 In case of postal application, the signature must be authenticated by DIA.


Please follow the instructions given below. Do not send any fee with your application as the Life Certificate is issued free of charge to the Pensioners.

Please supply the following documents:

 

  1. Completed and signed application form for Misc. Consular Services.
     

  2. Life Certificate (You may use this format as well). (In case the applicant is unable to come to the High Commission for a valid reason, the Life Certificate is required to be Apostille/authenticated by Department of Internal Affairs (DIA)
     

  3. Valid original passport (Not attested photocopies).
     

  4. One passport size photograph pasted on the application. Do not staple/pin the photograph.
     

  5. Self-addressed prepaid courier envelope to return your passport. (Please keep the record of tracking number.)

 

In Auckland office, we currently provide the following two services:

Life Certificates

Attestation of Documents

 

Applications will be accepted and processed between 2:30pm to 5:30pm, Mon- Fri.

 
Attestation of Documents 
 

For attestation of documents like educational certificates, salary/employment certificate, birth, marriage or death certificates issued by authorities in New Zealand, these will first have to be authenticated/Apostille by Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), Government of New Zealand. For information please visit the link: www.dia.govt.nz/apostille

 

Birth, Death, Marriage and Educational Certificates etc. issued by the Indian authorities in India can also be attested by the Indian High Commission provided the same have been authenticated by the Consular Section of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Patiala House, New Delhi-110001 or Branch Secretariat of Ministry of External Affairs, Kolkata. For information please visit the link: http://mea.gov.in/apostille.htm

 

 

Please provide the following documents:

 

  1. Completed and signed application form for Misc. Consular Services.
     

  2. Power of Attorney/Affidavit/documents authenticated by Department of Internal Affairs ( DIA ).(if not submitted in person by the applicant)
     

  3. Photocopy of the documents after authentication from DIA.
     

  4. Fees of NZ $ _____________ (Please see the fee schedule) (Banker Cheque drawn in favour of “High Commission of India Wellington”. Personal Cheques or Money Orders are NOT accepted. Cash is accepted at the counter, if application is submitted in person.)
     

  5. Valid original passport (Not attested photocopies)
     

  6. One passport size photograph pasted on the application. Do not staple/pin the photograph.
     

  7. Self-addressed prepaid courier envelope to return your passport. (Please keep the record of tracking number.)