Endorsement/Attestations/ Power of Attorney

Applicants for endorsements i.e. attestation of academic certificates, marriage or divorce certificate, statement of date of birth, certificate for transfer of dead body, alive certificate, driving license, renewal of driving license, transfer of residency certificate / power of attorney PLEASE KEEP A PHOTOCOPY OF YOUR DOCUMENTS IN A SAFE PLACE before submitting to the Consular Wing of the Bangladesh Embassy. Please read the instruction thoroughly from top to bottom.

Please submit the following documents along with the application for attestation / Power of Attorney (in person or by mail):

  1. Filled in application form for attestation/Power of Attorney, 1 (one) copy
  2. Fees for each document, $ 44.00 (REGULAR – 2-5 days), $ 82.50 (URGENT – one day).
  3. Original Document and photocopy of the original document
  4. Proof of property ownership (Copy of mutation, succession/deed- RS, CS & BS)
  5. 2 (two) photographs of principals and 2 (two) photographs of the attorney are to be attached for verification by the Embassy. Photographs (both i.e. principal and attorney) must be passport size, colour with white background, taken recently within the last six months.
  6. Photocopies of the valid / expired hand-written Bangladesh Passport (1–7 pages) OR Machine Readable Passport (1-3 pages)
  7. Any Mexican photo ID such as Drivers License.
  8. Copy of court order in case of name change.

Procedures for obtaining Attestation of Documents/Power of Attorney from Bangladesh Embassy, Mexico City.

Appear in Person: Power of Attorney or Attestation of any document such as a power of attorney (relating to sale/purchase of land in Bangladesh, transfer/purchase/sale of shares, withdrawal of money/ pension from bank, etc) executed (signed) by any expatriate Bangladeshi national (in favor of a relative or a friend residing in Bangladesh), the executants is required to Appear In Person before the Consular Officer at the Bangladesh Embassy in Mexico City to put signature in front of the officer. For multiple signatories of a document, the same rule applies for all, i.e. all signatories are required to appear in person at the Embassy to put signature.

Important Information and Guidelines:

  • Bangladesh Mission may endorse a document authenticated by Authentication Department of the Mexican Foreign Ministry.
  • Documents issued from Bangladesh have to be attested first by the Consular Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka, Bangladesh, before it can be attested / endorsed by the Mission.

Please Note: Consular endorsement with signature of the Consular Officer shall be affixed at the page of the document against the signature of the Mexican Notary/Authentication Officer of the Mexican Foreign Ministry. However, Mission’s round seal shall be affixed on each page of the document provided they bear the emboss or endorsement of the Mexican Notary.

Bangladesh Documents: For attestation, 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.

Mexico Documents: Likewise, any document originating in the Mexico (certificate of incorporation, tax return, etc.) must have the authentication. Applicant should provide a cover-letter from the concerned company/organization in their letterhead pad in mentioning that what purpose of use, the document in Bangladesh and what kind of document is this.

Endorsement/Attestation of Educational Certificates:
(a) Academic certificate submitted for Mission’s endorsement without the Consular Attestation of the Ministry of Foreign affairs, Dhaka will be referred to the issuing authority in Bangladesh for verification.
(b) The Mission will not endorse unofficial English translation of academic certificates unless the consular Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka, duly attests it. English rendering of SSC, HSC and Graduation and Post-Graduation Certificates are made available by the issuing authority in Bangladesh.

Endorsement/Attestation of Translated Document Translated copies of Marriage Certificate (Nikah Nama), Court Order, Affidavit etc. must be duly attested by the Consular Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka if they are to be endorsed by the Mission.

Alive Certificate: Alive Certificate required by Pensioners is issued free of charge. The pensioners are to produce a notarized affidavit to the effect that he/she is alive. May call the Embassy for Specimen copy.

Statement on Date of Birth : The Mission may endorse birth Certificate issued by Municipal Corporation/ Union Parishad in Bangladesh provided the Consular Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka, duly attested it. Otherwise, we will issue a Statement on Date of Birth on the basis of Bangladesh Passport or school leaving certificate. Please enclose notarized copy of first seven pages of your Bangladesh Passport or copy of the school-leaving certificate duly attested by the Consular Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dhaka.

Renewal of Driver’s License: Bangladesh driving license submitted for renewal will be referred to the issuing authority in Bangladesh before it can be renewed. A consular fee @ US$22.00 for each year of renewal will be charged for this service.

Transfer of Residence: When a Bangladeshi born Mexican citizen/Bangladeshi citizen wishes to return permanently to Bangladesh after staying at least two years at a stretch in Mexico, he/she can request for a certificate on transfer of residence. However, to get the certificate the applicant must provide documents stating proof of his/her continuous stay of minimum two years in Mexico. The following would be accepted as proof of residence:
(a) Photocopies Bangladesh Machine Readable Passport’s 1-3 pages OR old hand-written Passport (page 1-7)
(b) Employment record and/or other proof of continuous stay (i.e., lease agreement of residence).

Certificate for Transfer of Dead Body to Bangladesh: Please submit the copies of following documents (scan images) for the said Certificate with e-mail address of Funeral home:
(a) Photocopies Bangladesh Machine Readable Passport’s 1-3 pages OR old hand-written Passport (page 1-7)
(b) Death Certificate
(c) Certificate of Embalm
(d) Transit Permit
(e) Letter of non-communicable disease

Incomplete application will not be processed.