Attestation of a Power of Attorney or an Authority Letter – Personal Appearance is mandatory

Attestation of documents such as a Power of Attorney or an Authority Letter is required to be signed by the executant in front of the High Commission’s Consular staff.

Requirements for Attestation of a document issued in Pakistan.
1.     Original Pakistani Passport and Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) or National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP).
2.     All documents issued from Pakistan must be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad or any Foreign Ministry Camp offices in provincial Capitals.
3.     Personal appearance before the Consular Staff is Mandatory to sign Power of Attorney or other documents requiring attestation of signatures.
4.     Latest 02 photographs of the executants for attestation of Power of Attorney.
Requirements for Attestation of a document issued in New Zealand.
For any document/certificate issued by the New Zealand government, the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) of New Zealand must attest it, prior to the document’s subsequent attestation by the High Commission.
An attestation fee of NZ $10/- per document.

Mode of Payment:
Fee in form of Postal money order / certified bank cheque / bank draft should be in the name of “High Commission for Pakistan, Wellington” or Direct Bank Deposit in ANZ Bank Account No:011823-0019313-00.
Insert the name as reference in the Bank Receipt and bring along the original receipt when you visit the High Commission.
Important Information
In order to make it convenient for the general public and queries made therein, it is informed that any person/persons who executes a Power of Attorney from the High Commission is advised that deadline for registration of the Power of Attorney with the concerned Assistant Commissioner/Additional Collector/Sub Registrar etc in Pakistan is Four Months from the date of signing of Power of Attorney in the High Commission of Pakistan in New Zealand.

The Power of Attorney will not remain valid if registered in Pakistan after four Months