Bachelorhood Certificate/Single Status Certificate
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Bachelorhood/Single-Status Certificate

A Certificate of Bachelorhood/Single-Status eligibility to get married can be issued by a competent court having jurisdiction of the area of the residential address of the applicant.  This can be in the form of a declaratory order for which a suit has to be filed before the appropriate court for the specific purpose which is required to be counter-attested by the Home Department of the State concerned. Thereafter, it is to be attested/apostiled by the Attestation Section of the Consular, Passport & Visa (CPV) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi. (For details regarding attestation of documents, please log on to http://mea.gov.in/apostille.htm ). (Kindly note that only the counter-attestation of the certificate is done by the Ministry of External Affairs)