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Notice for Attestation
2018/06/01

1,Introduction to Attestation

In line with international practice and consular practice in China, the purpose of consular attestation is to ensure that notarial deeds issued in one country can be acknowledged by relevant authorities in another country, and the deeds can have its due legal effect, which shall not be affected by doubts on the authenticity of the seal or signature on the deeds.

The Chinese Embassy is responsible for attesting notarial deeds and other documents that have been duly attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Pakistan. All notarial deeds and other documents issued in Pakistan need to be attested for intended use in China.

2,Attestation Procedures

(1)For official document, such as birth certificate, death certificate, marriage certificate and certificate of incorporation, etc, have your document attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan and then submit the attested document to Chinese Embassy in Islamabad for attestation.

(2) For individual document, such as power of attorney, affidavit, business letters, etc, have your document notarized by a local notary public, and then have it attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan before the attested document to Chinese Embassy in Islamabad for attestation.

3,NOTE

(1)Please make sure you have followed all the steps required for authentication before submitting your document to the Chinese Embassy for final attestation.

(2) Your document must be authentic, intact and legitimate. The Embassy will NOT attest a document that contains illegal contents under Chinese laws or may cause potential threats to China's national or public interests.

(3) A document containing two or more pages must be bound properly and securely to ensure the integrity of the document. The Embassy will NOT attest a document if it is found illegitimate, or in any way forged, counterfeited, fraudulent or altered.

(4)Documents regarding marital status, health status, or criminal records are only valid for six months from the date of issuance. The Embassy will NOT attest a document if it becomes invalid.

4,Documents to be Submitted

(1)One duly completed and signed Attestation Application Form.

(2) Submit The document to be attested, both the original and a complete set of photocopy.

(3)For individual documents, please provide one passport copy of the applicant; for corporate documents, please provide a cover letter and one passport copy of the legal representative of the company and proof of ownership such as certificate of incorporation.

(4)If your application is submitted by an agent, please include one copy of the agents' passport or CNIC copy.

(5)Other supporting documents a consular officer may request.

5,Application Fee (Unit: RS ) and Processing Time

(1)Application Fee:

i. Chinese Citizen:

Civil Document,800/per document;

Commercial Document,1600/per document

ii. Pakistanis and Foreign Citizen:

Civil Document,2500/per document;

Commercial Document,5000/per document

(2)Processing Time:

i. Regular processing time is 4 working days.(for example, apply on Monday morning and pick up on Thursday morning.)

ii. Express service (next day release): an additional fee of 3000 RS per document will be charged.

iii. Pay fees when collecting. Only cash payment is accepted.

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