Procedure for Online Degree Attestation

​​​Procedure for Online Attestation

  • The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has introduced a new Degree Attestation System (DAS) w.e.f. 29th May 2017 wherein all applicants have to apply online for degree attestation by creating their accounts on HEC weblink  and complete their online profile.
  • After completion of the online application, applicants are required to submit their application online for the initial examination. After successful online examination by HEC, applicants will be informed by HEC via SMS and email to:
    • schedule their appointment (for walk-in urgent only) according to their convenience and subject to availability of time slots OR
    • Send Documents through designated courier service
  • Applications under walk-in urgent mode are attested and returned on the same day of the scheduled visit. Applications received through courier service are processed on a first come first serve basis and returned to the applicant via courier service. On the completion of the attestation process at HEC, applicants are informed via SMS and email.
  • Applicants are advised to submit all the required original documents along with a set of photocopies (for HEC record)
  • There are two modes: (a) Walk-in Mode (For Urgent Applications only), (b) Authorized Courier Service Mode (For all normal applications). Under walk-in mode, an applicant can apply for degree attestation by self-submission or can authorize any person to get attestation of his documents on his/her.
  • The applicants living abroad as well as within-country may send documents for attestation through designated courier services where the courier company is responsible for attestation and return of documents to the applicant. 
  • In case, there is any ambiguity or clarification required, please go through the "Procedure for Online Attestation", "User Manual" & "FAQs". If you still have questions/comments/suggestions, please send them to the relevant e-mail address or make a call to the designated number, details of which are available at "Contact Us".  All queries received are responded in 72 hours.
  •  HEC provides the facility of sealing of HEC's attested documents in an envelope (for WES/ICAS etc.) on request of applicants. All applicants are advised to keep photocopies of HEC attested documents for their record and future reference before placing in an envelope for seal". For more information, please visit the link "Requirement for documents in sealed Envelope".
  •  The Attestation fee for each Original document is Rs. 1000 and for each Photocopy is Rs. 700.
  • HEC attests the photocopies of degrees and transcripts only after the attestation of the original documents.
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