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FILMING IN VENEZUELA

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ‘APOSTILLE’ CONVENTION

REGIONAL AUTHENTICATION CENTERS (RACs)

 

FILMING IN VENEZUELA

Requirements:

According to Article 40 of the National Cinematography Law, shooting permits should be required for foreign films entirely or partially produced in Venezuela, and is granted only after completing the following steps, in application of Article 57 of Presidential Decree  N° 1612 dated 4/09/92:

  1. Screenplay.
  2. Artistic and Technical Union membership cards.
  3. Copies of Business Visas, issued by the Consular Office
  4. Registration of Copyright.
  5. Production budget for Venezuela.
  6. Authorization from the Ministry of Education - Office of Tribal Affairs, if the shooting location is in declared Native (tribal) Zone.  These areas are restricted to scientific and anthropological projects, and documentaries for scientific diffusion.
  7. Authorization from the Direction of National Parks of INPARQUES, if the shooting location is in declared National Parks or Reserved Zones.
  8. Foreign producer authorization for his/her representative in Venezuela.
  9. Applications should be addressed to:
    CENTRO NACIONAL AUTONOMO DE CINEMATOGRAFIA (CNAC)
    Legal Department                                                 
    Avenida Diego Cisneros, Centro Colgate, Ala Sur, Piso 2 N° 2-B
    Los Ruices - Caracas
    Tel: (58.2) 238.16.22 - 238.10.50 - 238.17.75
    Fax: (58.2) 239.47.86 - 238.52.30
  10. The CNAC is enable to give information on the conditions and permits required in Venezuela for any kind of filming as well to canalize all international petitions with local institutions and producers.

 

REMARKS:

  • It is recommended to hire an Agent in Venezuela in order to make all the necessary arrangements for the forwarding proceeding in such business.
  • To take the filming equipment to Venezuela, the film company must legalize at the Consular Office a letter describing its features and time planned to be in the country. This letter should be notarized and stamped with the Apostille from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ‘APOSTILLE’ CONVENTION

Since March 16, 1999 the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is part of the Hague Convention of October 5, 1961 abolishing the requirement of legalization of foreign public documents.

 

The Government of India has signed the Hague Convention and the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, at CPV Division, Patiala House, has started issuing APOSTILLES w.e.f. August 29, 2007.

APOSTILLE stickers will be issued on the following documents:
Personals:

  1. birth,
  2. death,
  3. affidavits,
  4. power of attorneys,
  5. marriage etc

Educational:

  1. degree,
  2. diplomas,
  3. matriculation
  4. secondary level certificates.

The convention does not imply that documents do not need to be legalize, they should be stamped with the Apostille by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

However, commercial documents, are excluded from the purview of the Convention.

Procedure: All documents should be first authenticated by the designated agencies in the State from where the document has been issued. In case of personal documents, Home Department/General Administration Department are the designated authorities. In case of educational documents, State Governments have now opened Regional Authentication Centers (RACs) at various States from where the document should first be attested. Documents attested by these authorities then need to be presented to MEA for issue of Apostilles. 

Fee: A fee of Rs. 50/- in form of Postal/Pay Order drawn in favour of PAO, MEA, New Delhi is payable for each Apostille sticker.

For further information the following may be contacted: www.mreindia.nic.in
1 Section Officer (OI) 
Ministry of External Affairs,
CPV Division, Patiala House Annexe,
Tilak Marg, New Delhi - 110001
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3 Joint Secretary (Consular)
MEA, CPV Division
Telephone No: 23388015 
Fax:23388385
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2 Under Secretary (Ext. & OI)
MEA, CPV Division
Telefax: 23070486
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4 Joint Secretary (CPV) 
MEA, CPV Division
Telephone No.: 23387104
Fax: 23782821
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REGIONAL AUTHENTICATION CENTERS (RACs)

1.

Kerala

(i). Shri K.S. Gopinathan Nair,
Regional Authentication officer,
Lotus villa, Sasthamangalam, 
Thiruvananthapuram 
Tel: 0471-5575212 (O)

 

 

(ii). Shri N.K. Raveendran, 
Additional Secretary, Govt. of Kerala, 
40/9210-A, Dorai Swami Iyer Road, Ernakulam,
Tel: 0484-5583832, 5583834 (O)

 

 

(iii). Shri. P.A. Esak,
Joint Secretary, GAD, Govt. of Kerala, 
2nd Floor, CDA Building, Zamorin's Square, 
Railway Station Link Road, Kozhikode
Tel: 0495-2304882, 2304885 (O)

2.

Karnataka

Shri. H.C Nagendra, 
Deputy Secretary / Shri M.S. Mahanteshaiah,
Under Secretary, Home Department,Passport and Foreigners, 
Room No.220, IInd Floor, Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore,
Tel: 080-22092540, 22092371 (O)

3.

Maharashtra

Smt. Seema Dhanderi, Joint Secretary, Shri. Kotwal, 
Tel: 25375529 
School Education and Sports Deparment,
4th Floor Mantralaya Annexe, Mumbai-400032 
Tel: 02222024237 (O), 24367773 ®

4.

Andhra Pradesh

Shri.K. Bikshamaiah, Joint Secretary (GPM & AR)
Shri M.A. Ghaffar, Joint Secretary(AIS),General Administration Department, 
Old Reception Hall, Near Old Gate, A.P.Secretariat Buildings, Hyderabad 
Tel: 040-23454823 (O)

5.

Tamil Nadu

Public (Foreigners) Deparment, 
Near Chief Secretary Officer, 
Old Building, Third Floor, Chennai-9

6.

Punjab

(i) Smt. Joginder Kaur/Shri. Bakshi Ram, 
Under Secretary, Department of Non- Resident Indian Affairs,
Government of Punjab, Ground Floor, Mini Secreetariat, Sector-9, Chandigarh.
(ii)Dr. Atamjit Singh, Deputy Director ( Colleges ),
Director of Public Instruction © Punjab, Chandigarh.

7.

West Bengal

Shri. A.K. Barua, Section Officer, Home (Foreigner & NRI), 
Shri.C. Raychaudhuri, Joint Secretary, (Home Deptt.) Department Writers Building, Kolkata-700001, Fax: 22145479

8.

Goa

(i) Dr. Bhaskar G. Nair, 
Director of Higher Education.Government of Goa, 
Junta House, 2nd Lift, 5th Floor, Panaji, Goa.
Tel: 2425582/85, Fax: 2425582, Mobile: 9822802572 
(ii) Dr. Colsa Pinto, 
Director of Education, Government of Goa, Panaji-Goa. 
(iii) Shri. Aleixo F da 
Costa state Director of Craftsmen Training, 
Sharma Shakti Bhavan, 3rd floor, Patto Plaza, Panaji, Goa 403001 
(iv) Dr. Chandrasekhar,
Director, Directorate of Technical Education, Alto Prvorim Goa, 
Tel: 0832-2413571, Fax: 2413571

9.

Rajasthan

(i) Dr. O.P. Gupta, Officer on Special Duty (OSD), 
Department of Higher Education, 
Room No 203, 2nd Floor, 
Main Building, Government Secretariat, Rajasthan, Jaipur 
Tel:0141-2227017(o) 9829132131(Mobile), 0141-2227017
Residence Address
Dr.O.P.Gupta, F-40, Vaishali Nagar, Jaipur(Rajasthan)
(ii)Shri Madhusudan Sharma 
Tel: 0141-22227724(O),9950999703(Mobile), 0141-2227395 (Fax) 
(iii) Shri K.K. Singhal 
Tel: 0141-2227399 (O), 0141-2351535(R),

10.

UT of Chandigarh

(i) Smt Kamla Bains,
District Education Officer, UT, Sector-42, Chandigarh 
(ii) Sh. Gulzar Singh, Deputy Director Adult Education, UT, Sector-42, Chandigarh

11.

Meghalaya

Smt. R V Suchiang, IAS,
Commissioner & Secretary, 
Education Department,Government of Meghalaya, Shillong

12.

Bihar

Sri Gopal Ji, Dy. Director, Higher Education, Human Resource Development Deptt.
Govt of Bihar, Patna (for Magadh Univeristy, Bodh Gaya) 
(ii) Veer Kunwar Singh University, Ara 
(iii)Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University,Bhagalpur. 
2. Sri Vijay Kumar Himanshu, Dy. Director, 
Higher Education for Patna University 
3. Sri Sunil Kumar, Dy. Dir. Higher Education for
(a) Baba Saheb Bhim Rao Ambdekar Bihar University, Muzaffarpur 
(b) Jai Prakash University, Chapra. 
4. Sri Suryadeo Kumar Paswan, Asstt. Dir. Higher Education for
(a) Lalit Narain Mithila Univeristy, Darbhanga
(b) Bhupendra Narain Mandal University, Madhepura
(c) Kameshwar Singh Darbhanga Sanskrit University, Darbhanga

13.

M.P

Smt. S. Khandate, Under Secretary, 
Higher Education Deptt. Direcotorate of Higher Education, 
Satpura Bhwan, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh-462004

14.

Mizoram

Shri R.Malsawrna, Under Secretary,
Higher & Technical Education Department, Govt of Mizoram.

15.

Jammu & Kashmir

(i) Shri R.K.Sharma, Special Secretary to Government, 
Technical Education Department, J & k, Civil Sectt.Jammu/Srinagar.
Tel: (J) 0191-2546284, 
(K) 0194-2485765, 941940855(M) 
(ii)Prof. (Dr) Ali Mohammad Mir, Principal, SP. College,
M.A.Road,Srinagar (J&K),
Fax: 0194-2476828, Mob-9419010839, 
Residental Address- 
Chandpora, Harwan, Srinagar, Kashmir191123,
Tel: 0194-2462156. 
(iii) Prof. Vijay Kotwal,
Principal C.G.M. Sc. College, Jammu

16.

Dadra and NagarHaveli, UT

(i) Shri V C Pandey, Director of Education, and 
(ii) Shri D Balalah, Assistant Director of Education,
(Admin) of the Administration of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, UT, Silvassa.

17.

Sikkim

Mr G.B.Niraula, 
Joint Director (Examination) and Miss Diki Topeden, 
Deputy Director (Examination) Human Resource Development,
Govt. of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim

18.

NCT of Delhi

Shri. D.M Khaneta, 
Addl. D.E (Co-ordination) 
Tel: 23814541(0)

19.

U.P

Mr.P.N. Batham
Tel: 00522-2237918,2238113/3135
Shavkar Aggarwal, 
Tel:2238414, 0522-2238113, (M)9337349739 Fax: 0522-2235594

20.

Orrisa

(i) Shri B.C. Jena, Spl. Secy, Home Deptt. 
(ii) Sh. Tarun Kanti Mishra, Prin. Secy
Asstt. To Spl. Secy.
Tel: 0674-2322512 Fax: 2238113, Mobile:09839077600

21.

Himachal Pradesh

Secy (Edu)- Himachal, Mr. P. Mishra 
Tel: 0177-2621894

22.

Haryana

Higher Education Commissioner/Director Higher Education, 
Haryana in respect of Certificate(s)/degree(s) issued by Universities situated outside the State of Haryana 
(ii) Registrar of the concerned University in the State which has issued the certificate (s)/diploma(s)/degree(s). 
(iii) Director Secondary Education, Haryana in respect of certificate(s)/diploma(s)/degrees issued by National Open School, Central Board of Secondary Education, ICSE or any other State Board of Education in the country 
(iv) The Secretary Board of School Education, Haryana, Bhiwani in respect of Matriculation and 10+2 certificates issued by it or by the Haryana Open School.

23.

Uttrakhand

(i) K.S. Bisht, Under Secy. GED 
(ii) Shri N.S. Dungariyal 
Tel: 0135/2712802-Secy, GAD, Mr. M.s.Khan Ramesh Rawat Fax: 2712096 (ARO)

24.

Puducherry

Dr. Jayanta Kumar Ray, Director, 
Fax: 0412-2254590, (0) 0413-2257831

25.

Gujarat

Shri.J.L.Patel, D.S
Shri.S.M.Mistry, U.S. GAD, Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi
 

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