Attestation

ATTESTATION FEE: (PAYABLE AT EMBASSY COUNTER WITH VISA DEBIT CARD)

  • NOK 200/ per document- Normal
  • NOK 400 per document/- Urgent (Delivered back in 24 hours)
  • Power of Attorney (Per Person – NOK 200/- (e.g., if a single document is executed by five persons, then attestation fee will be NOK 1000/-)
  • Fee for processing of Dual Nationality applications: 400 NOK per applicant

Embassy’s Account number 7878-05-28051

BIC: DNBANOKK IBAN: NO6078780528051

Fee can be paid at the Embassy counter by debit card

Instructions for Applicants from Iceland

Applicants who need to submit their documents (e.g. Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates and Police Verification Certificate etc.) with Icelandic authorities may follow the following instructions:

  1. Applicants may personally visit the Embassy with documents OR send their Original documents by post to Embassy of Pakistan, Postboks 4051 AMB, 0244 Oslo, Norway
  2. Include fee payment receipt (200 NOK per document) which shall be deposited in Embassy’s Account number 7878-05-28051 BIC: DNBANOKK IBAN: NO6078780528051
  3. Send copies of applicant’s NICOP/CNIC, Passport and Residence permit
  4. Always include a prepaid Registered Return envelope with postage stamps and delivery address written over it (write address of Embassy of Iceland, Oslo on prepaid envelope if you want us to further send the documents to Icelandic Embassy Oslo.)
  5. Only those documents would be processed by Embassy which are prior attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs Islamabad or one of its Camp Offices in Lahore, Karachi, Quetta or Peshawar.
    Power of Attorney sent by post will not be attested.
  6. Please note that Embassy would not be responsible for any delay or loss of documents sent by post. Therefore, applicants are advised to send documents by registered post only so that they can track their documents.

RULES FOR ATTESTATION OF DOCUMENTS

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Government of Pakistan has acceded to the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents (Apostille Convention) of 1961.

In line with the obligations as contracting state of the Convention, concerned authorities of Pakistan will now accept the Norwegian/Icelandic Apostille Certificate from the date of entry into force i.e. 09 March 2023, without any requirement of attestation from Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Embassy.

  1. All documents issued by Pakistani authorities that needs to be presented to Norwegian authorities would be attested by the Embassy provided.
  • These are attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad or by one of its Camp Offices in Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, and Quetta. (Note:The process of issuance of “Apostille Certificates” by Pakistan will also commence in few months upon completion of necessary legislation and other requirements)
  1. All documents issued by the Norwegian authorities that needs to be presented to the Pakistani authorities require attestation of Notary Public and Apostille . Attestation of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Embassy is not required.
    https://www.regjeringen.no/en/dokumenter/legalisation-mfa/id752911/

All documents having no connection with Norway Government like Power of Attorney by Pakistani Origin Norwegian passport holders having valid Pakistan Origin card (POC) or CNIC/NICOP, do not need attestation from local Notary Public or Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Apostille. Those who are not in possession of valid POC/CNIC/NICOP must get attestation from Notary Public and Apostille. Embassy will not attest the POA of those who are not in possession of valid CNIC/NICOP/POC .

https://notariuspublicusoslo.makeplans.no/services/17546/slots

https://www.regjeringen.no/en/dokumenter/legalisation-mfa/id752911/

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS FOR ATTESTATION OF ALL POWER OF ATTORNIES RELATED TO MOVABLE/IMMOVABLE PROPERTIES

  1. Applicant must bring Original Power of Attorney.
  2. Origional and Copy of POC/NICOP/NIC of the person giving (Giver of Power of Attorney).
  3. Copy of Pakistani ID card/NICOP/POC of the Beneficiary (To whom POA is being given)
  4. All individuals giving the Power of Attorney must be physically present at the Consular Window at the Embassy.
  5. The Power of Attorney must be signed by two witnesses of Pakistani Origin. A copy of their valid NICOP/POC/NIC should be attached.
  6. The POA should have latest photo of the person “Giver of Power of Attorney” in case of movable/immovable property.
  7. The documents must be signed in front of the Consular Officer of the Embassy who will attest only the signatures without being responsible for any other content of the document whatsoever.
  8. Per Person – NOK 200/- (e.g., if a single document is executed by five persons, then attestation fee will be NOK 1000/-)

Note: Government of Pakistan has also launched Digital Power of Attorney service for facilitating overseas Pakistanis who want to give Power of Attorney online without the need of physical presence at the Embassy, to any person residing in Pakistan. Detailed process on how to apply for Digital Power of Attorney is given in the following link.

https://poa.nadra.gov.pk/