Human Resource Development is important for Degree certificate attestation. You can get your certificate legalized through HRD attestation by validation from your region, panchayat, or other government organization. Those certificates that are issued by religious associations cannot be considered as authentic. Most of the NRIs living in the GCC nations are from Kerala, the government of India has made attestation easy by assigning NORKA for attestation procedures. So, the attestation of Educational Degree Certificates that are issued from Kerala can be simply attested by NORKA centres in the state. This process of getting attestation is called NORKA Certificate Attestation and when the State Education Department is doing the attestation, it is known as authentication of the certificate. The certificate can only be attested in the State Education Department that issued the document, verifying the content and credentials of the certificate. Attestation is the true and accurate representation of authenticity of the certificate. State Education Department is responsible for the attestation of certificates that are issued by Government schools, Govt. Technical Board, Medical and AMP, Paramedical Institution, university, etc. After the attestation HRD, the certificate is fit to proceed for Ministry of External Affairs attestation. HRD attestation for other states can be done from the nearest secretariat. In case the certificate holder is absent, another person with blood relation can do HRD attestation with the ID proof of the person and the certificate holder along with all educational documents.