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Power of Attorney (PoA)

Power of attorney service can be availed by either of the following methods:

I. Signing the power of attorney documents in front of the Consular Officer of the Embassy; or

II. Signing the power of attorney documents in front of a Solicitor/Barrister/Notary Public/Commissioner for Oath, and later, attested by Foreign Ministry of the Netherlands. After the attestation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, the documents may be submitted to the Bangladesh Embassy for verification of endorsement of the attestation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. 

NB: In case of requirement of the power of attorney regarding land property in Bangladesh, the document signed by the Bangladesh Embassy must be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka before for it to be valid. 

B. 1. Requirements for signing the document before the Consular Officer of the Embassy:

a. Applicant's physical presence at the Embassy is mandatory;

b. Unsigned documents are to be submitted to the Embassy. The signature must be done in front of the Consular Officer.

c. The executant(s) must present valid Bangladesh passport(s). Dutch-Bangladeshis who do not have a valid Bangladeshi passport must present his/her Dutch passport with 'no visa required' stamp on it. Person(s) who do not have Bangladesh passport or Dutch passport with 'no visa required' stamp should follow the process as mentioned in section II above and described in B.2 below.

d. Two copies of passport size photograph for executant (s) and two copies of passport size photo for attorney.

e. Original /or photocopy of photo ID of the attorney (passport/Voter ID/). If the executants(s) name differs from his photo ID, court’s paper/affidavit, duly attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh or the Netherlands will be needed.

f. Attorney's photograph must be endorsed by the executant(s) in front of the consular officer;

Please Note:
If the executant(s)/signatory(ies) of a power of attorney is/are unable to appear in person, or are unable to produce their Bangladeshi passport (s), the following procedure has to be followed with regard to the submission of the document: 

B.2. Requirements for signing the documents in front of solicitor and etc.:

a. 01(one) copy of photograph of executant (s) must be endorsed with the document by the solicitor/ Notary Public/Commissioner for Oath; Attorney's photograph must be endorsed by the executant (s) in front of solicitor/ Notary Public/Commissioner for Oath and then that must be endorsed by the solicitor/ Notary Public/Commissioner for Oath;

b. After signing in front of solicitor, the document has to be taken to legalization section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands for authentication of the signature of the solicitor;

c. After authentication by the Foreign Ministry, the documents are to be brought to the Embassy for signature by Embassy official;

No specific form is available for power of attorney
Delivery time: Same day
Fee (Non-refundable): €10.


- Fees:

Category Amount Processing Time
Normal Attestation per document Euro 10.00 03 working days

 

Requirements for document legalization

1. Documents originated/issued in the Netherlands:

1.1 The document has to be first attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands.

1.2. Then the Embassy of Bangladesh would legalize the document.

2. Documents originated/issued in Bangladesh:

2.1 The document has to be first attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka.

2.2. Then the Embassy of Bangladesh would legalize the document.

 

Processing time: 3 working days.

Fee: €10/page of legalization; must be paid by PIN or by bank transfer.

 

* No prior appointment is needed for submission and pick up of the documents.