Validating customs power of attorney
The document must contain your full name and at least the last 4 digits of your social security number. Coppersmith Inc., is required by law to keep all information received in strictest confidence and will not be provided to any outside parties.
A Power of Attorney must be on file in order for a broker to sign Customs and other government agency declarations as “Attorney in Fact”.A power of attorney signed in the UK will always need to have an Apostille fixed by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London.Where the country is not a party to the Hague Convention the power of attorney will go through a three stage process: signtaure in front of a person competent to witness, legalization of the signature and finally the ratification by the overseas Italian Consulate. At this time, your simple POA becomes ‘Registered Power Of Attorney‘.POA attested by Indian Embassy/Consulate in your country of current residence.#3 Send consulate / Indian embassy signed or attested POA to India by postal mail.#4 The Po A holder in India needs to get this POA registered to actually make it a valid document and term it as Registered power of attorney.#5 Visit SDM (Sub-divisional magistrate) office in the POA holder’s residence district in India (the person who you name in POA) and NOT your own address.