Attestation Services

USIEF offers attestation service to Indian citizens who are applying to U.S. higher educational institutions. This service, however, is not yet available at the EducationUSA@USIEF center in Hyderabad.


  • USIEF Member: Rs. 50/- per attestation (per signature)
  • Non-members: Rs. 60/- per attestation (per signature)


  • USIEF attests official credential documents awarded by Indian institutions recognized/approved by UGC, AICTE or AIU only.
  • All credentials that are given by the awarding institution to all of its students (irrespective of whether or not they apply to U.S. colleges or not) fall under the category "official credential documents."
  • Pass certificates and marks statements issued by recognized boards/councils for 10th and 12th classes; degree certificates and marks statements from recognized post-secondary institutions are examples of official documents which can be attested by USIEF.
  • If the original documents meet USIEF standards, USIEF will make a photocopy of the document and deliver the attested copy to the student within the time period specified by the USIEF center that accepted the document
  • Each set of attestations will be delivered to the student along with an accompanying cover letter signed by the EducationUSA adviser in a sealed envelope.
  • This cover letter states that USIEF has made the best efforts to check if the original certificate presented to USIEF was authentic.

For reasons pertaining to non-compliance of any of the above cited pre-conditions, USIEF reserves the right to refuse documents/credentials for attestation.

For any query on U.S. higher education, call us on our EdUSA toll-free hotline 1800-103-1231 between 2pm and 5pm (Monday-Friday)