documents are to be used for any official purpose in the Netherlands
they have to be legalised by the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Dhaka.
The documents should be in the English language and should be drawn
up in accordance to Bangladesh laws and regulations. Only correct
documents attested by the competent Authority of the Bangladesh
Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be accepted for legalisation.
The legalisation fee
will have to be paid when the document is submitted for legalisation
at the embassy.
will be asked in answerering questions about the document and the
contents. It is helpful if you bring the passport of the person(s)
involved, or a copy of all relevant pages.
Documents handed in
for legalisation are in general:
Please note: an
Affidavit can only be legalised when a regular source document does
Extract from the Register of Birth
In the correct
format and issued by City Corporations; Municipalities; Union
Extract from the Register of Marriage
Extract from the
Register of Marriage (Nikah Nama) certified by the Muslim Marriage
Registrar (Kazi). The proper Bengali version of the Nikah Nama
should be submitted along with the Extract in English.
An affidavit (by
bride and bridegroom) before Notary Public carrying photographs of
bride and bridegroom and detailed information. (their addresses,
details of witnesses/priests, date, place of marriage, dates of
birth etc). Additionally a certificate from the priest must be
submitted declaring that he wed the couple. The certificate must
contain information on time, date and place of marriage. It must
also include particulars of the bride and bridegroom (names, dates
of birth, places of birth, addresses) and information about the
parents of bride and groom.
Extract from the
Register of Christian Marriage issued by a competent authority.
Marriage/Marriage of two different religions:
Extract from Special
Marriage Registration Authority.
Extract from the Register of Death
D, issued by City Corporations; Municipalities; Union Parishads.
Extract from the register of Divorce
Issued by the Muslim
Marriage Registrars Office, the Christian Marriage Registrar's
Office, the Special Marriage Registration Authority or a competent
Affidavit/Declaration before a First Class Magistrate or Notary
Public of the Government of Bangladesh to be given, either by the
biological mother or father of the concerned person that he or she
should contain full name, date of birth, present and permanent
address, passport number (if available) and signature of the person
making the declaration and full name, date of birth, present
address, passport number of the person for whom the declaration is
made. Recently taken passport size photographs from both the person
concerned and the person making the declaration should be affixed to
the affidavit and should be stamped by the First Class Magistrate or
It is helpfull to
bring along any relative supporting documents e.g. copies and
original of passport, birth/death certificates