certificate attestation

certificate attestation

Certificate attestation is required in UAE in order to proceed in your transaction. Any certificate issued from outside UAE and required to be officially used in UAE should be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country of issue, the embassy/ consulate of UAE in the country of issue, and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Which documents should be attested in UAE?

Marriage certificate required to be submitted for immigration in order to obtain a visa for a wife should be attested from the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Birth certificate required to be submitted for immigration in order to obtain a visa for a child should be attested from the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Degree certificate required to be submitted for Ministry of Higher Education in order to obtain an equivalency certificate should be attested from the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Powers of Attorney issued from outside should be attested from the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs in order to be officially used in UAE.

Memorandums of association issued from outside should be attested from the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs in order to be officially used in UAE.

Minutes of meetings issued from outside should be attested from the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs in order to be officially used in UAE if it is required to open a branch for a company in UAE.

What is the procedure for certificate attestation?

First, the certificate should be attested from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country of issue as the embassy will not attest the certificate unless it is attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country of issue. Then the certificate can be attested from the embassy, and finally the attestation of the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs then you can officially use the certificate. If the certificate is not in Arabic. It should be legally translated to Arabic by an approved translator. After translation you can directly use it before immigration, Ministry of Higher Education or any other official entity.

What is the procedures for birth certificate attestation in UAE?

Birth certificates issued from outside UAE should be attested from Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of the country of issue, embassy of UAE there or embassy of the related country in UAE, then the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs Attestation.

Should I attest my degree certificate from UAE Embassy in my country or the embassy of my country in UAE in order to get UAE MOFA attestation?

Degree certificate should be attested from UAE Embassy in your country in order to get UAE MOFA attestation (For certificates issued from outside UAE).

How can I get certificate attestation in UAE?

You can contact Index Legal Translation and we will do the attestation on your behalf. You can just visit our office with the original certificate and copy of your passport. We will complete all the required attestations and give legal translation of the certificate if it is not in Arabic. In Abu Dhabi, any certificate required for officially use should be in Arabic or legally translated by a sworn translator registered with UAE Ministry of Justice. Index will complete all the required procedures on your behalf so that you can officially use the certificate in UAE.

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