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Embassy of Bangladesh
Hanoi - Vietnam

Villa D6b-05, Vuon Dao Compound
Subway 675 Lac Long Quan Str Tay Ho, Hanoi, Vietnam

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Attestation Information

Attestation Information:

The Embassy attests documents which have prior authentication by concerned authorities.

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.

VN documents: Likewise, any document originating in Vietnam must have the authentication by the Consular Department of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam.

Education Certificate: Any educational certificate issued by a Board or University in Bangladesh, must have prior attestation by the respective Board or the University as well as that of the Consular Section of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka.

Power of Attorney: For 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 favour of a relative or a friend residing in Bangladesh), the executant is required to appear in person before the Consular Officer at the Bangladesh Embassy in Hanoi along with his/her original Bangladesh passport (valid or expired) or original dual nationality certificate. 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.

Documents required at the time of submission of application are:

1. Original document after notarization by a notary public;

2. A photocopy of the original document after notarization;

3. Prescribed Fees (US $ 25 for normal delivery and US $ 50.00 for urgent delivery) payable in cash in US Dollar;

4. Two photographs (passport size) of each of the executants/signatories; (one photo of the executant (s) will be attached with the document by the Bangladesh Embassy);

Documents regarding transportation of dead bodies to Bangladesh: The Embassy attests all necessary documents for transportation of dead bodies of expatriate Bangladeshi nationals to Bangladesh for burial/last rituals. The following documents issued by the Department of Health are usually required:

·         Death Certificate / transcript;

·         Certificate that there was no communicable disease;

·         Permit to dispose of or transport human remains; and

·         Exemplification of birth or death record

In addition, the Bangladesh passport of the deceased should also be sent to the Consulate for cancellation. This service is provided on the same day on an urgent basis without any fees.

Please note

That after legalization/attestation, the original document will be returned to the applicant, while the photocopy will be retained by the Embassy for record.

Applying for attestation of documents

To attest a document (originating in Vietnam and signed by Bangladeshi national(s) or foreign national(s) of Bangladesh origin), the applicant(s) must submit the following (after appearing in person to the Consular Officer):

1. Original document after notarization by a notary public

2. A photocopy of the original document after notarization

3. Prescribed Fees in cash.

4. Two photographs (passport size) of each of the executants/signatories

5. In addition, the Bangladeshi Passport (in case the applicant is a Bangladeshi or a foreign citizen of Bangladesh origin) has to be shown to the Consular Officer at the time of submission of the document

Prescribed fees and processing time

The present rates and processing time for attestation of a single document are as follows:

Mode of Service

Processing Time


03 working days


Same day

Processing Fees:

Mode of Service



US$ 25.00


US$ 50.00

All fees are payable in cash in US Dollar.

Please note that separate processing fees will apply for each of the documents submitted for attestation.

Documents required for sending dead bodies to Bangladesh are attested by the Bangladesh Embassy on the same day without any fees.

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