|POWER OF ATTORNEY (POA)
Power of Attorney (POA) is a document that allows the applicant to appoint a person or organization from abroad to manage his/her affairs in Bangladesh. Power of Attorney is processed in accordance with the ‘The Power of Attorney Act-2015’. The POA executants and receivers are requested to read the ‘Power of Attorney Act-2015’ before initiating the process.
Please book an appointment prior to visiting the Consulate.
* Note: Applicants living in the NSW & Queensland will apply for the endorsement of Power of Attorney at the Consulate General for the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Sydney.
Applicants from all other states and territories are requested to approach the High Commission of Bangladesh in Canberra for this service.
** Power of attorney is not permissible in case of divorce.
* Incomplete application form or application with incorrect information or insufficient supporting papers will not be received or processed.
Required Documents for PoA:
Counter-Attestation of Power of Attorney by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), Dhaka:
Documents Submission Time: Between 9:30 am- 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Monday – Friday). Weekend and Public holidays closed.
Delivery time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Monday - Friday, closed on weekends and public holidays)
Fees: Please check 'Fees & Payment' Section for details
*Special Notes (Please read carefully):
The applicants are advised to read the following carefully prior to proceeding further:
Fee: For each set of document, fee for the first page is A$ 11.00 and A$ 6.00 for the subsequent pages.
Mode of payment
The fees may be paid in ONE of the following ways:
Cash/personal cheque/Direct Deposit is NOT accepted.
Bank details for EFT:
Account Name: Consulate General of Bangladesh
Reference: [Service Name] [Applicant’s Full Name]. For example: PoA Jacob Hossain
*Please attach payment receipt with the application.
"Power of attorney" service are available by appointment only. Please book your appointment online from the following link. https://services.cgbdsydney.gov.bd/
Due to a high number of applications in recent times, you are requested to book your appointment as early as possible. The Consulate does not provide appointment over email or phone.
For further details, please check operating & service hours from the homepage of the Consulate’s website.
The applications along with other necessary documents may be sent to the following address by registered mail/courier, or may be submitted in person:
Consulate General of Bangladesh in Sydney
Suite 2, Level 1
Submission in person: On working days from 9:30 AM-12:00 PM & 2:00PM-3:00 PM.
N.B.: The Consulate General of Bangladesh is not responsible for documents lost or delayed in mail / Courier
After necessary endorsement, the PoA document will be returned to the applicant. Once application is submitted and signed in presence of the consular officer, the documents will be processed. Please collect the document(s) from the Consulate counter during delivery hours of the Consulate.
Tips to fill-in PoA application form