Australian Consulate-General
Bengaluru, India

Notarial Services

We provide notarial services for Australians in Karnataka and Telangana by appointment. Please visit our online booking page to make an appointment.

What notarial services are provided?

Notarial services include:

  • Apostilles (and the binding of documents presented)
  • Certifying copies of original documents
  • Witnessing of signatures on certain documents
  • Verifying identity
  • Issuing Certificates of No Impediment to marriage
  • Witnessing statutory declarations
  • Administering affidavits, oaths and affirmations

We can assist you with notarial services when the documents are

  • Australian in origin; or
  • for use in Australia.

Which notarial service do I need?

We are not able to provide advice on which Notarial service you may need.

Please ensure that you know what Notarial service(s) you wish us to perform and, if necessary, you should confirm this with the organisation or agency that requires your documents to be notarised.

Further information on notarial services can be found on the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website.

We will make copies of all the original documents presented by you. We cannot accept photocopies provided by you.

Notarial Fees as of February 2023*



Administering an oath or receiving a declaration or affirmation


Witnessing a signature or seal on a form or declaration


Preparing a declaration or other document


Verifying and certifying a copy of a document or part of a document


Preparation and issue of an Apostille certificate


Preparation and issue of a Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage


Courier fees


*Fees in Indian rupees are subject to change each month based on the exchange rate

Fees must be paid by card. Fees are subject to annual indexation.

Privacy Policy

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) uses third-party software (Setmore) to manage the Consulate’s appointments.  Your personal information (including your name and contact details) will be collected by DFAT via Setmore to book your appointment and for related purposes.  By proceeding with this booking, you are consenting to the collection of this information by Setmore on DFAT's behalf for these purposes.  If this information is not collected, DFAT's ability to arrange your appointment will be limited.  Your personal information will be handled by Setmore in accordance with Setmore's Privacy Policy, and by DFAT in accordance with DFAT's Privacy Policy.


Please ensure that documents relating to the notarial services you require from the Australian Consulate are presented in the correct form, and that you provide the correct instructions for the notarial service you require. If you are unsure of the legislative requirements relating to the notarial service you require, you should seek independent legal advice. Please note that neither the Australian Government nor the Australian Consulate in Bengaluru guarantees the legal effectiveness of the notarised document or the accuracy of its content.  Fees paid for notarial services are non-refundable.