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Degree Attestation

·        Personal visit to HEC Islamabad or through FedEx Courier Services.

·        Same day service at HEC Islamabad.

·        For attestation through FedEx Courier, please see instructions at Sr. No. 2

At HEC Islamabad

Receipt of Application Time

·        Monday to Thursday & Saturday:                 08:00 – 11:30 am

·        Friday                                                              08:00 – 10:30 am

Documents Delivery Time

·        Monday to Thursday                                       02:00 – 03:30 pm

·        Friday                                                              11:00 am – 12:00 Noon

·        Saturday                                                          02:00 – 03:00 pm

1.     Procedure for Attestation and Application Process for Walk in Applicants


a)    Fill out the Online Application Form and take a print, preferably before coming
to HEC Islamabad.

b)    Reserve your time for attestation while filling in the online application form.

c)    Attach all required documents including:

                           I.          Receipt of payment of Attestation Fee

                          II.          Original certificates/degrees from Matric onwards along with transcripts of degrees.

                         III.          Photocopies of certificates and degrees from Matric onwards (for HEC record).

                       IV.          “Equivalence of HEC” in case of Bachelor or Master Degree, etc from abroad.

                        V.          Copy of Computerized National Identity Card.

                       VI.          In case a degree has not been issued, the Detailed Marks Certificate/Transcript can be attested provided:

a)    Verification letter from the Controller of Examinations of the concerned university is attached.

b)    The applicant has passed degree programme within the three years from the date of application.

                      VII.          For attestation of “Shahadatul Almiya fil uloomm al Arabia wal Islamia” please enter particulars of Middle, Aama, Khasa and attach equivalence of HEC.

                    VIII.          For attestation of “Equivalence letter issued by HEC, attach original Equivalence letter alongwith attested copies of all documents.

                        IX.          For the attestation of "CPSP Fellowship/Membership" certificate get it verified from the controller of examinations of CPSP before submitting to HEC. 

                         X.          In case application is being submitted by a person other than the degree holder, the following documents are required:

a)    Authority letter duly attested by a Grade 17 officer for the authorized person.

b)    Copy of the Computerized Identity Card of the Authorized person.

Additional Requirements for Attestation of Ph.D Degree

For applicants who have obtained Ph.D degree before 31. 05.2005:


His/her name should be included in the HEC Ph.D Directory. The link of the Ph.D Directory is http://www.hec.gov.pk/Phdirectory


For applicants who were registered as Ph.D student before 31.05.2005 but were awarded degree after 31.05.2005. 


                                     i.          Copy of the title page of research article published in HEC approved “X” category journal (“Y” in case of social sciences only).

                                    ii.          Name of the two foreign evaluators with their e-mail and official addresses who evaluated the thesis as per approval of the university.


 For applicants who were registered as Ph.D students w.e.f 01.06.2005 onwards. 


                                     i.          Copy of transcript (30 credit hours) showing details of course work.

                                    ii.          Copy of the title page of research article published in HEC approved “X” category  journal (“Y” in case of social sciences only).

                                   iii.          Name of the two foreign evaluators with their e-mail and official addresses who evaluated the thesis as per approval of the university.

Attestation Fee

a.     Original document Rs.400/- (each)

b.     Photo copy Rs.200/- (each)


 Mode of Payment for Walk-in Applicants

a.     Payment is made at HEC fee counter (Window No 2).

b.     Payment can also be made through HEC On-Line account with H.B.L A/C # 17427900133401.


2.     Attestation Through FedEx Courier Service Within Pakistan


                 I.          Fill out online application form for Courier service and take a print out.

                II.          Hand over the form alongwith required documents as detail at Serial No. 1 to the FedEx Centre.

Payment of Attestation Fee

   Attestation Fee to be deposited in cash with FedEx charges in the FedEx Centre.

FedEx Charges

For Islamabad Rs.200/- (For one student attestation) excluding HEC attestation fee.

For rest of Pakistan Rs.300/- (For one student attestation) excluding HEC attestation fee.


3.     For International Applicants

                 I.          Fill out online application form for courier and attach all required documents as detailed at Sr. No.1.

                II.          Payment of Courier charges & cost of attestation fee.

a.     Gerry’s Fee Bank Draft. Rs. 202/-

b.     Courier charges Bank draft Rs 2000/-

c.     Bank Draft for the cost of attestation fee. (According to the number of documents)

d.     All the bank drafts should be in Pak Rupees and in favour of Gerry’s International and from some foreign bank which operates in Pakistan (preferably some Pakistani bank).

Note: International applicants are advised to ensure that their contact number(s), postal address and valid e-mail are given in the online application form, so that they can be contacted in case of any clarification.

All the international applicants will send documents alongwith application form through Gerry’s FedEx Courier Service or any other courier service directly to:

“Incharge HEC Project"
Q13, Near Shell Fuel station
Almarkaz, F7
Jinnah Super, Islamabad,


Details in this regard are also available at FedEx website.



4.       The Addresses of Gerry’s/FedEx:


GERRY’S / FEDEX Locations
UAN: 111-811-111
URL: www.visadropbox.com/hec.asp


O # 2, Shahbaz Plaza, Aabpara Market,
TEL: 051-111-711-111
Fax:  051-2653424

Office #36-38, Hamza Plaza,
University Road,
Tel: 091-5705637-38 

Mirpur (Azad Kashmir)
Rasheed Plaza-Secrot F1
Kotli Road. (Opposite Government Girl High School)
Mirpur-Azad Kashmir
Tel:  (058610) 52037-40

Lahore (Regional Office)
58, A-II, Ghalib Market, Gulberg III
Tel: 042-111-711-111
Fax: 042-5750400

Opposite ABL, Paris Road
Tel: 0432-111-711-111

574-B, Satiana Road
People’s Colony, Faisalabad
Tel: 041-111-711-111

Hotel Sindbad,
Nishter Chowk, Multan
Tel: 061-111-711-111

Shop 6-B/C, Trust Plaza,
G.T. Road, Gujranwala
Tel: 0431-253878

Karachi (Corporate Office)
43/1/D, Razi Road, Block 6,
PECHS, Karachi
Tel: UAN: 021-111-711-111

Shop No. S-9, Swiss Plaza,
M. A. Jinnah Road, Quetta
Tel: 0300-9381051

Shop # 1, Defence Plaza,
Fatima Jinnah Road, Thandi Sarak
Tel: 0221-781368)


5.      Additional Information

Matriculation and Intermediate documents are attested by the IBCC: 

 Phone No: + 92 (51) 9250452, 9235020


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