Attestation & Endorsement

General Instruction(s):

1.   In case of any attestation and endorsement, duly processed original document(s) must be submitted to the consular counter with one set photocopy. Original document(s) will be returned to the applicant after verification by the Embassy.  

Attestation of Documents:

1) Which documents are to be attested?

A) Educational certificates,

B) Mark sheets,

C) Transcripts, 

D) Marriage certificate, 

E) Birth/ death certificate,

F) Marital status certificate, 

G) Guardianship certificate, 

H) Police clearance certificate, 

I) Bank statements, 

J) Translated documents, 

K) Divorce paper,

L) Commercial Documents,

M) Power of Attorney documents etc.

2) Requirement for Attestation:

A) The documents originated in Bangladesh must be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka while the documents originated in the Russia must be attested by MoFA, Russia. Original copy of the document must be submitted along with a set of photocopy. In case of Police clearance, the validity is 6 months from the date of issuance by Bangladesh authority.

B) For attestation of signature, the applicant must come in person with valid passport and a passport size photograph. There is a prescribe form for signature attestation and applicant needs to sign therein in front of the consular officer.

3) Fee (Non-refundable): Pay the fees as mentioned in the fee section of this website. Payment can be done at the Consular counter or in the bank account of the Embassy. 


Police Clearance Certificate:

The Police Clearance Certificate for Bangladeshi citizens residing abroad is issued from the respective Police Station in Bangladesh. The applicant can apply directly or through nominated relatives to the concerned police station of the permanent residence.

Requirement for Police Clearance Certificate:

A) An application addressed to the Superintendent of Police or Police Commissioner of the concerned district (according to the permanent address of the applicant).

B) A photocopy of passport duly attested by the Consular Officer of the Embassy. Applicant must submit the copies of passport that bears the particulars of the applicant. Expired passport will not be accepted.

C) Main copy of treasury chalan from any branch of Bangladesh Bank/ Sonali Bank (home and abroad).

D) If necessary, the police authority may ask for additional documents.


Travel Permit:

A Travel Permit is issued to a Bangladeshi citizen who does not possess a valid Bangladeshi Passport but intends to return to Bangladesh.

Requirements for Travel Permit:

A) Duly filled in Travel Permit application form (Form must be collected from the Embassy. For reference, a sample form is uploaded in the forms section which CAN NOT be downloaded and filled in. Uploaded form is for reference only).

B) Copy of previous passport (Information pages, page 2-3 only).

C) Digital Birth Certificate from Bangladeshi authority.

D) Three passport size photographs of the applicant.

E) Physical presence of the applicant at the Embassy for an interview.

Fee (non-refundable): As per the rate mentioned in the rates section of this website. Payment can be done by cash at the Consular counter or in the Bank account of the Embassy.

Processing Time: At least 2-3 working days.

NB: A Travel Permit is valid for 3 months only.