Attestation of Certificates / Power of Attorney / Drivers License / Alive Certificate and other legal documents

Attestation services

 The High Commission extends attestation services to the expatriate Bangladeshi applicants. The High Commission is rendering attestation services for the documents like Power of Attorney, birth certificate, passport, driving license, marriage certificate etc. 

For attestation of Power Of Attorney (POA), the Executor (POA giver) and the Nominee must have valid Bangladesh passport. The Executor of the Power of Attorney must sign on the POA document before the concerned officer of the Mission. The original or copy of the land/property ownership document/record should be produced before the consular officer of the High Commission. 

Printable Version: The following documents are required to be submitted :

  • Application for Attestation of any legal document/s (power of attorney/drivers license/educational certificates/company incorporation certificates/individual's alive certificate etc.) must be submitted in the prescribed form (available on this website).
  • For attestation of Power of Attorney (POA),  please enclose 02 (two) recent passport size photo of the POA Giver and one same size recent photo of the POA Receiver on top of the document. 
  • The original or copy of the land/property ownership document/record should be produced before the consular officer of the High Commission in case of attestation of Power of Attorney (POA). 
  • Please enclose all relevant documents that require attestation.
  • No Notarized document (by any Canadian Notary Public) will be accepted. 
  • The Executor/Executors (POA giver) need to sign the POA in person before the Consular Officer of the High Commission.  
  • For attestation of the POA the Executor/Executors and the Nominee need to submit valid Bangladesh passport.   
  • Canadian documents such as company incorporation certificate, educational certificate etc. will require prior attestation from the Foreign Ministry (currently known as Global Affairs Canada).
  • To obtain attestation of any Bangladesh-originated document such as educational certificate, marriage certificate or birth certificate, etc., the applicant is required to obtain prior attestation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dhaka. 
  • Please also enclose one set of photocopy of the document to be attested for official use. Non-submission of the photocopy of the documents will lead to the pending of the attestation. 
  • URGENT: please enclose the photocopy of your valid Bangladesh passport along with the application form. 
  • Please note that your fees/charges vary according to your choice of service priority (Regular or Urgent). For details of the fees, please see the table at the bottom of this page. 
  • Please attach the required fees in the form of Bank Draft or Postal Money Order. For details of fees, please see the relevant section of this website. Please note that no cash or any personal cheque is acceptable. All fees should be paid by bank draft or postal order only in favour of “Bangladesh High Commission, Ottawa, Canada”. The applicant can also pay those fees by Credit/ Debit Card at the High Commission office if he/she visits the High Commission.
  • If you are sending your application by mail, please use the guaranteed or registered or express mail. Ordinary mail sometimes gets lost or occurs delay. Please also enclose a self-addressed envelope with sufficient postal stamps to return by registered or guaranteed or express post.
  • We do not accept applications by Courier (FedEx, DHL, etc.).
  • Please sign the application with place and date.
Please note: Incomplete form will not be processed and the High Commission will not be held responsible for such application.
 
 

Birth Registration:  

Bangladeshi expatriates and their children (wherever born), are eligible to complete birth registration from Bangladesh High Commission, Ottawa, Canada.

Application procedure:

1)     Please fill up the form on-line available at http://bdris.gov.bd/br/application

2)     Please take a printout of the form after duly filling up the form.

Required Documents for Birth Registration:

1)     A printed copy of the online application

2)     One 45 mmX35 mm size recent photo

3)     A Photocopy of Bangladeshi Passport (Pages containing personal information)/Bangladeshi Birth Registration Certificate/Secondary School Certificate (SSC/NID/Hospital’s documents on birth (in the case of Bangladeshi born applicants)

4)     A pre-paid express post envelope having a detailed address of the recipient must be submitted to the High Commission if the applicant wants to receive the Birth Registration by mail.

5)     Bangladeshi Parent’s Child (Below 18 years) Born Abroad:

6)     A print copy of the online application

7)     One 45 mm X 35 mm size photo

8)     A Photocopy of parent’s Bangladeshi passport (Pages containing personal information)/ Bangladeshi Birth Registration Certificate/Secondary School Certificate (SSC/NID/Hospital’s documents on birth (in the case of Bangladeshi born applicants)

9) A return envelope with the applicant’s address if the applicant desires to receive the Birth Registration document by mail. 

Fees: C$ 10 (ten) for each application.

1)     The fee has to be paid by Bank Draft/Pay Order/ Postal order in favour of Bangladesh High Commission, Ottawa, Canada.

2)     The applicant can pay by Credit/ Debit Card in favour of Bangladesh High Commission at the High Commission office in Ottawa.

3)     No personal check or cash accepted.

Please note that consular fee is non-refundable even if the consular service can not be offered or if application is withdrawn. You must pay the fee by bank draft or postal order in favour of 'Bangladesh High Commission, Ottawa.

Time for Service Delivery:

  • 5 (five) business days

N.B: You can contact Mr. Omor Faruq (Personal Officer) of this High Commission, (Cell:18193290416) in case of any difficulty to fill-up the online Birth Registration form. 

Certificate for Driver's License:

Please duly fill in prescribed form with one copy of passport-size photograph. The original driver's license issued from Bangladesh has to be enclosed. Attach the necessary bank draft/money order. Also, provide a pre-paid express post envelope having a detailed address of the recipient. The Mission issues a certificate against the submitted Bangladeshi Driver's License upon receipt of its authenticity from the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA). 
 

Police Certificate:

The applicant needs to directly apply to his/her local Police Station/ Police Commissioner's Office (in case of the Metropolitan area) in Bangladesh to obtain a Police Certificate. Please note that the High Commission does not forward any application to Bangladesh in this regard. Applicant HIMSELF/HERSELF has to send the application to Bangladesh along with a copy of his/her Bangladesh passport attested from Bangladesh High Commission.

 

'Alive Certificate':

Bangladeshi citizens willing to obtain 'Alive Certificate', have to apply through the same form used for Attestation. They need to submit the following documents along with a filled-in application with photo: 

1. S/he should come physically to the High Commission. 

2. In case s/he is physically unable to come to the High Commission, a medical statement from a practicing/family physician has to be submitted.

3. Copy of Bangladesh passport. 

4. Required fees (Urgent CAD 60.00 / Regular CAD 40.00).

Processing Fees for Attestation / Certification :

Type

Urgent Fee

(Delivery within 3 business days)  

Regular Fee

(Delivery within 21 business days)  

  

Attestation of educational certificates

C$ 60.00

C$ 40.00

Issuance of the certificate against the driver's license obtained from Bangladesh

C$ 60.00

(Mission issues certificate after receiving authenticity from Bangladesh Road Transport Authority)

C$ 40.00

(Mission issues certificate after receiving authenticity from Bangladesh Road Transport Authority)

Attestation of Power of Attorney (POA) and all kinds of legal documents up to 5 pages (documents must include a photo of the POA Giver and Receiver and valid Bangladesh passport of the Applicant/POA Giver)

C$ 60.00

C$ 40.00

Attestation of Power of Attorney (POA) and all kinds of legal documents more than 5 pages up to 8 pages (documents must include a photo of the POA Giver and Receiver and valid Bangladesh passport of the Applicant/POA Giver)

C$ 100.00

C$ 70.00

Beyond limit any POA or an educational or legal document (fees per page)

C$ 5.00

C$ 5.00

 
Fees are payable to the High Commission of Bangladesh, Ottawa in the form of a Money Order/Bank Draft/Certified Cheque. Please note that no cash payment is accepted. 
 
 
 
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