When you are going to UAE, you need the attestation of your documents before moving. Well, UAE embassy attestation is needs so that you could apply a resident visa, family visa, Employment visa, visa for parents, spouse visa, job visa and change of visa status in abroad.

The attestation is also needed so that you can apply school admission in UAE, registering a marriage or birth in UAE, and all many other things. When you are travelling outside to UAE or to some other Gulf countries fir education, job or occupation, the education certificates, degrees and other endorsements should be validates and then attested and also endorsed by the Embassy of the country or the consulate present in India. 

There are many Indians who are working in the GCC nations like Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE (United Arab Emirates) and KSA (Kingdom Saudi Arabia) and there is a legal requirement for all the employees and the workers for getting their certificates attestation in corresponding foreign embassy or their consulates present in Delhi. For UAE embassy attestation application, you need original certificates and their photocopies. The attestation is needed to be completed from the family country where actual documents are issued. The procedures for attestation can be incomplete without MFA legalization of UAE. 

For the complete attestation and customers convenience, here are the procedure provided for the attestation, but the completion time and validations differ as per the rules of different countries. The process is as follows. There are basically two kinds of legalization processes that are followed and they are:

•    Embassy Attestation
•    Apostille Authentication

As UAE is not Hague Convention’s part, the Attestation process is follows and implemented for the documents (Mark sheets/ Marriage/ Degree/ Diploma/ Birth/ Death/ TC/ HSC/ A Level/ SSLC etc.) The process for attestation varies for different certificate and documents and also depends upon the country issuing documents and certificates and declaration. The UAE certificate attestation procedure is:

Educational Documents:

•    Education Department of the concerned state (GAD/ HRD/ Regional Attestation Centre) attests the documents.
•    Then, Notary Mantralaya attests them.
•    Then, MEA attestation.
•    Finally, UAE Embassy Attestation in New Delhi.

Non-Educational Documents:

Process 1:

•    Get the documents attested from the State Home Department of the concerned state.
•    MEA attestation.
•    Attestation from UAE Embassy present in New Delhi.
Process 2 (Case Specific):
•    Maharashtra Home Department Attestation.
•    MEA Attestation.
•    Getting the documents attested from New Delhi, UAE Embassy. 

Process 3 (Case Specific):

•    SDM (Sub Division Magistrate) Attestation.
•    MEA Attestation.
•    UAE Embassy Attestation from New Delhi.

Commercial Documents:

•    Getting the documents attested from Chamber of Commerce.
•    MEA (Ministry of External Affairs) Attestation.
•    Finally, documents will be attested from UAE embassy in New Delhi.

Well, there are definitely some purposes for the attestation for UAE and they are different for different certificates. For educational certificates, the purpose is for acquiring an labour card or employment visa, for exploring and pursuing higher education in UAE, for writing DOH (Department of Health) and MOH (Ministry of Health) examinations by technicians, pharmacist, doctors, nurses, laboratory, etc. For the non educational or vital certificates, the purpose can be for acquiring residence for children or wife or family, or for the admission of child in the school. 

Well, here is a list of documents required for the attestation of educational certificates in UAE and they are:

•    Original certificates.
•    2 Photographs.
•    Visa Copy.
•    Passport Copy.
•    Authorization letter.
•    Original mark sheets (all years).
•    Degree copy.
•    HSC certificate.

So these were the documents required and the procedure for the attestation of the certificates or the documents for UAE. Follow them and get the certificates attested and have a good travel and stay to another nation. 

About the Author:

Amit Jaiswal is a Freelancer and a writer who loves writing about different niches including technology, business, and much more. With this, he is also an Internet Marketing professional and Google AdWords Certified professional who loves teaching Digital Marketing courses that includes SMO, PPC and SMM. 


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