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​​​PUBLIC ALERT:
​HEC has recently introduced a complete paperless system for issuance of Equivalence Letters through “eservices.hec.gov.pk”. The new Equivalence Letters are system-generated, hence do not require attestation.​​​​​​​​
Notice: ​All applicants are requested to apply for "degree attestation" at web link https://eservices.he​c.gov.pk with effect from 18th December, 2020. The degree attestation service will not be available at web link http://www.eportal.hec.gov.pk​ from​ said date. Old applicants will use same username and password of "eportal" for log-in at "eservices
  • The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has introduced 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 web link https://eservices.hec.gov.pk and complete their profile.​

  • ​After completion of online Application, applicants are required to submit their appli​cation for initial examination. If provisional/initial scrutiny of application has successful, 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​​​


  • Ap​plications under walk-in urgent mode are attested and returned on same day of scheduled visit. Applications received through courier service are processed on first-come first-serve basis and returned to applicant via courier service. On completion of 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): 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 behlf. 
    • (b) Authorized Courier Service Mode (For all normal applications): 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 applicant. For details, please visit Attestation through Courier Service.
  • ​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 register a complaint at onlinehelp.hec.gov.pk or make a call to designated number, details of which are available at "Contact Us"​.  All queries received are responded in 72 hours.
  •  HEC provides facility of sealing of HEC's attested documents in envelope (for WES/ICAS etc.) on request of applicants. However, it is the responsibility of applicant to get relevant information from evaluating agencies, Universities, etc. about documents required in sealed envelope and apply for attestation accordingly. For more information, please visit the link "Requirement for documents in sealed Envelope".​​ 
  • Attestation fee for each Original document is Rs. 1000/- and for each Photocopy is Rs. 700/-.
  • Photocopies of degrees and transcripts can only be attested if original documents are already attested by HEC. However, applicant may apply for attestation of original documents as well as of its photocopies in a single application. 
Note: 
  • Fake documents(s) presented at HEC, will be confiscated and necessary action will be taken against the fraudulent person(s) as per approved policy/rules/law.
  • Provision of incomplete/ false information/uploads may cause inconvenience for you at later stage.
  • Every degree is attested solely on its merits and applicants for attestation are not required to submit information about previous or subsequent academic qualifications.

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