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Power of Attorney


Power of Attorney

Attestation of Power of Attorney to be executed in India. PoA/Affidavit (s) can be executed either on a non-judicial paper or stamp paper as per the applicant’s requirement.

How to apply

1. Applications for Power of Attorney service may be submitted directly at the Embassy counter in The Hague (Buitenrustweg 2, 2517 KD The Hague, Netherlands) on any working day (Mon-Fri except holidays) between 0930 hrs to 1230 hrs. No application will be accepted after 1230 hrs.

2. For PoA two witnesses who are residents of The Netherlands are mandatory. Witnesses should not be a party to PoA.


Documents required


1. A Miscellaneous form duly filled in and signed (will be given at Embassy) https://indianembassynetherlands.gov.in/page/forms-and-other-consular-information/ can be downloaded from this link also apart from some sample Affidavits.


2. One photograph (5 cm * 5 cm) with white background and clear and complete face with shoulders visible.

3. Original Indian passport and copy of the same (first and last page) or Original OCI/PIO card and copy of the same (first and last page)

4. Original Dutch residence permit card and copy of the same (front and back)


·         In case of applying for Power of Attorney Original Power of Attorney documents and copy of the same. Applicant to affix signature on each page of the document (before us at the counter) and the witnesses to sign (before us at the counter)

·          Passport and residence permit card (if applicable) of two witnesses and copy of the same (front and back)
Witnesses must be present at the time of application submission

·          For OCI/PIO card holders, applicant may follow the same procedure for Indian nationals and must provide a recent Apostilled Uittreksel (extract) with address. In case of applicants of other nationalities, they may first get the PoA apostilled by the concern authority (rechtbank (district court) in the Netherlands). Embassy will attest the PoA for such categories of applicants only after those are apostilled.

·         In case of Attestation of Affidavit (civil matters only)
 Original Affidavit Documents and copy of the same 
 Applicant to affix signature on each page of the document (before us at the counter) – fee calculated as per signatures to be attested. No witnesses are required in this case.



PoA – Euros 17 + Euros 2 (ICWF)

Affidavits - Euros 9 + Euros 2 (ICWF)

Fee can be paid in cash or with Local Debit card only

Processing Time

Same day/Next day collection between 1600 hrs to 1700 hrs.