Power of Attorney/Legalisation/ Attestation :
Power of Attorney (PoA):
A prior appointment is a must for availing PoA attestation service.
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 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). Dual nationals (Bangladeshi and Dutch) 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;
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 legalisation 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.
|Per page of attestation
|03 working days
Document Attestation Service:
Documents required for submitting documents for attestation are:
- Payment of prescribed fees in acceptable method of payment (PIN or by bank transfer)
- A photocopy of the original document
- A photocopy of passport
- 2 Passport size photograph (in case of natural person)
Attestation of documents originated in Bangladesh:
For attestation of any document originating in Bangladesh (like marriage certificate, birth certificate, police clearance, etc.) must contain the attestation of the Consular Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka.
Attestation of documents originated in The Netherlands:
For attestation of any document originating in the Netherlands (like chamber of commerce certificate, company board resolution, marriage certificate, birth certificate etc.) must contain the attestation of the Consular Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague.
|Per page of attestation
|03 working days
Consular Service by Mail/Post
It is possible to apply and receive consular services by post. The requirements are:
(i) the applicant may send the required documents by post/courier to the address of the Embassy.
(ii) the applicant should transfer the applicable fee to the bank account of the Embassy and attach the payment reference with the applications.
(iii) the applicant should attach a paid- return envelop containing the address of the applicant along with a free hand request to the Embassy to return his/her documents by post without any liability.
However, the Embassy reserves the right to request for applicant’s personal appearance in any case.