Digital Power of Attorney for Overseas Pakistani’s

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As the post Covid world is very different from the world of before, the ways of doing things have also been changed too. Technology has also made the world very advanced and different than even. Keeping these things in mind, the Government of Pakistan also has provided the facility to the Overseas Pakistani citizens of the E-Attestation. People who need the facility of power of attorney will not have to go physically to the Embassy for the attestation of power of attorney.

Power of attorney (POA) is a legal authorization that gives a designated person, as the agent or attorney-in-fact, the power to act for another person, known as the principal. The agent is then given authority to make decisions about the principal’s property, finances, investments, or even medical care.

Power of attorney for Overseas Pakistani Citizens:

Majority of Pakistani Citizens live abroad but still own properties back own in Pakistan. For the legal issues, it is difficult for them to come and go as they please. As the Pakistani Citizen who lives overseas, cannot come to the native country for a document submission or for signature on documents, which is necessary for their investment or any other work to proceed, a Power of Attorney works in their place.

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Now, the Digital Power of Attorney is a fast and secure service for facilitating Overseas Pakistanis, who want to give Power of Attorney to any person residing in Pakistan. This service is currently launched as pilot mission that available in the embassies and consulates of USA and UK only. In USA, Digital Power of Attorney is available in New York, Los Angles, Houston, Washington DC and Chicago and in UK, Digital Power of Attorney is available in London, Bradford, Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow. But the Government of Pakistan will make sure to expand this facility to other consulates too after the success in these areas first.

How to apply for Digital Power of attorney for Overseas Pakistani?

People can easily apply for Digital Power of Attorney in just 6 easy steps.

  1. Account creation:
  2. Apply for POA
  3. Biometrics
  4. Fee Payment
  5. Video Interview
  6. Final Interview

We will now discuss all these steps below.

Account creation:

The applicants will need to create an account for the portal of Digital Power of Attorney or E-Attestation. The applicants will have to authenticate their email address by using One-Time Password (OTP) sent on their email address. So, only the valid and accessible emails should be used for account creation.

Apply for POA (Power of Attorney)

While applying for the power of attorney, the applicants will have to give in following information such as details of Applicant, two Witnesses and Attorney (Picture, CNIC details, etc.). The applicants will have to upload Original Power of Attorney (Duly Signed by the Executor and with thumb impressions) in a scanned form. Unsigned copies will not be accepted and application will be rejected by the Consulate.

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Upload other supporting documents, for example, any affidavits required
(scanned copy).

Scanned Copy of Original Power of Attorney with signature and thumb impressions of executants(s) and witnesses, as well as photo of executant affixed on it will have to be posted by applicants.

Biometrics

Applicants will have to download the following fingerprint forms for Biometric Verification.

1x Biometric Verification Form for Applicant(s).
2x Biometric Verification Form for your Witnesses.

If there are more than one applicant, then each applicant will have to fill their respective Biometric Verification Form.

Each form needs to be filled by the respective applicant/individual to whom the form belongs.
Both applicant and witnesses will need to provide their fingerprints in the required boxes. Both of these parties will need to read all declarations before signing the form.
At the end of this step, applicants will scan & upload the completed form into the POA system.

Fee Payment

After the Biometrics are entered successfully, the applicants will receive the status of Biometric verification. Upon successful verification of the biometrics, the applicants will be required to make the Online Fee payment against their application, using Credit or Debit card only.
Once the payment is complete, successfully verified and paid applications will proceed to the next step of Online Video Interview.

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4 chances are provided for re-uploading the new Biometric Verification forms in case of biometric failure. If the biometrics do not verify even after these 4 attempts, the applicants should physically visit the nearest Pakistani Mission Abroad for Digital Power of Attorney for Overseas Pakistanis. In this situation, the witnesses will also need to accompany you to the Pakistan Mission/Consulate in person.

Any foreigner (person not holding NICOP/POC/CNIC/Pakistani Passport) executing legal instrument/document also needs to visit the Pakistan Mission/Consulate in person.

Video Interview

Upon successful verification of the fee payment, the applicants will be provided the time and date along with a link for the online Video Interview. The Consular Officer will schedule and conduct the online Video Interview with the applicant to determine the final decision on the case.

At the time and date, the Applicant along with the Witnesses must attend the Online Interview to answer any queries of the concerned officer. The concerned Consular Official of the Pakistani Missions Abroad will then take the final decision on the case.

Final Interview

Upon successful approval of the Consular Officer, the system will alert via email to acquire Applicant(s) Final Consent against the application. The applicant(s) must provide this final consent within 15 days of receiving this email. Failure to do so can result in application being denied.
Upon successful consent, the system shall inform you to print the receipt details of the applicants’ successful application including case ID of Applicant(s), witness and Attorney details, details of official approving case officer etc.

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The applicants will have to print the downloaded receipt and physically dispatch this receipt along with the Power of Attorney document to the Attorney. The Attorney upon receiving the receipt and POA in Pakistan, can then proceed to visit the MoFA Office.

This blog is very important for the people who are Overseas Pakistanis who are looking to hire an agent as power or attorney to represent themselves in Pakistan for a legal work. Now a digital power of attorney will help the overseas Pakistanis in investment in Real Estate, which is a difficult process but this work is now made easy by Pakistan Property Services.

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For booking a plot or any other work in real estate in Pakistan, contact Pakistan Property Services. We provide you better consultations for your real estate matters regarding Bahria Town projects being the authorized dealers. For further information, you can also visit our YouTube channel where we update regularly to get to know about the new trends in real estate market of Pakistan.

Projects We Deal in:

Many residential and commercial societies in Pakistan are evaluated carefully to help our clients make the better decision. Pakistan Property Services helps the clients invest in projects with good prospects that depend upon the parent company, developers, location, payment plan, amenities they can have in the desired project.

Lahore:

Lahore is the cultural and economic hub as well as the provincial capital of Punjab. The city is well known for its huge economic opportunities in different sectors. People come from different areas to grab these opportunities and have a residence here. Below the list of some of the top Projects in Lahore:

Karachi:

Bahria Town Karachi is a benchmark within the landscape of Karachi with its world-class excellent-planned society. This society is sketched with an area concept to supply outstanding lifestyle facilities to its residents and can introduce new benchmarks of community development in Karachi. Below the list of some of the top Projects in Karachi:

Islamabad:

Islamabad is nestled against the backdrop of the Margalla Hills. It is a modern, planned city with wide tree lined streets, large houses, elegant public buildings and well-organized bazaars. It is however; always under construction to improve transportation or develop new housing areas for its growing population. The walkways are shaded, safe, and separated from the traffic by rows of flame trees, jacaranda and hibiscus. Roses, jasmine and bougainvillea fill the parks, and scenic viewpoints show the city to its advantage. Below the list of some of the top Projects in Islamabad:

Rawalpindi:

Rawalpindi is an important administrative, commercial, and industrial centre. Its industries include locomotive works, gasworks, an oil refinery, sawmills, an iron foundry, a brewery, and cotton, hosiery, and textile mills; it also produces shoes, leather goods, pottery, newsprint, and tents. Below the list of some of the top Projects in Rawalpindi:

Faisalabad:

Faisalabad, formerly known as Lyallpur named after the founder of the city is the third-most-populous city in Pakistan after Karachi and Lahore respectively, and the second-largest in the eastern province of Punjab. Below the list of some of the top Projects in Faisalabad:

Gujranwala:

Gujranwala is a city and capital of Gujranwala Division located in Punjab, Pakistan. It is also known as “City of Wrestlers” and is quite famous for its food. The city is Pakistan’s 5th most-populous metropolitan area, as well as 5th most populous city proper. Below the list of some of the top Projects in Gujranwala:

Multan:

Multan is city of Saints, it is best place to live if you belong to either middle class family, rich family or a poor family. The city is now develop city of Pakistan you can get every life facility here easily at low cast. Multan’s foods are very delicious especially mangoes of Multan are world famous. Below the list of some of the top Projects in Multan:

Bahawalpur:

Bahawalpur lies in the heart of South Punjab and is filled with stories that surround the legacies of Kings, Nawabs and their extravagant lifestyles. Below the list of some of the top Projects in Bahawalpur:

Peshawar:

Peshawar is the capital of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is the biggest city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and is a relatively prosperous city. It is also a cultural and economic hub of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The city is famous for its food and tourism as it is one of the oldest cities of Pakistan with a recorded history that dates back to 539 BC. Below the list of some of the top Projects in Peshawar:

Gwadar:

Gwadar, town and seaport, southwestern Balochistan province, southwestern Pakistan. Located on the sandy Nuh headland that juts southward into the Arabian Sea, the town is an important fishing (sardines and sharks) and trade centre. Below the list of some of the top Projects in Gwadar:

Suggestions:

We can see that the Pakistan Real Estate Forecast 2021 suggests investing more in this market as it promises a huge profit in the coming future. The investors should purchase the properties at a low rate so that they can earn more by selling it once the rates are good enough.

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