1. Filling of an application form (E-01).
  2. An applicant/authorized person who is desirous to get equivalence is required to send all original educational documents and one set photocopy of each (degree/diploma) i.e. Bachelor onwards Degrees including Result Cards, CNIC (valid & legible copy)/Passport (in case of foreigner) through TCS Courier Service to HEC, Islamabad and processing fee of Rs. 2000/- (Two Thousand Only) through Challan form (attached with the application form)..
  3. Photocopy of year-wise transcripts/DMCs/Result Cards indicating date of admission and date of completion alongwith duration of each semester/term countersigned by the authorized officer of the respective University/DAI.
  4. Authority Letter along-with attached photocopy duly verified by Gazetted Officer (BPS 17 or above) is required in case of submission of application form for equivalence through authorized person
  5. Proof of registration from concerned professional body (in case of professional degree/diploma).
  6. In case of female married applicant, Nikkah Nama/Marriage Certificate/Old CNIC or any other documentary evidence would be required to ascertain her identity
  7. Equivalence fee Rs. 2000/-(non-refundable) for each degree/diploma


All above original documents along with one set photocopies must be submitted to following address through TCS courier service in Pakistan and there is no need to visit HEC Islamabad or Regional Centers.

Local Equivalence Section

Accreditation & Attestation (A&A) Division

Higher Education Commission

Sector H-9, East Service Road


In case of queries please go through frequently asked questions (FAQs) of Local Equivalence Section. If there is still ambiguity please register at: http://onlinehelp.hec.gov.pk