Attestation & Translation

Attestation Services

The UAE offers international businesses access to the emerging Middle East markets

For those seeking to set up a company or branch office, or obtain a visa in the UAE, the government requires attestation of documentation.

This mandatory requirement ensures the authenticity of personal documents, certificates and commercial documentation required for company set-up, residence visa, employment, and more.

What is document attestation?
Attestation is the process for validating the authenticity of documentation. The process can be a complex procedure with a variety of different stages dependent on the type of document or the original issuing country. It is essential to obtain official recognition of these documents for use within the UAE.
How does the attestation process work?

The procedure for the attestation of documentation will depend on the country of issue and the type of document. Types of documents that require attestation include:

  • Educational certificates (degree certificates, diploma certificates)
  • Non-educational certificate (personal certificates, birth certificate, marriage certificate)
  • Commercial certificate/documentation (Board Resolutions, Power of Attorney / Memorandum or Articles of Association)
What does the process consist of?

Our end to end document attestation process consists of the following steps:

Step 1: The document is reviewed to confirm the scope of the service, inclusive of timeframe and costs.

Step 2: Once the service is confirmed, you can send us your document, or we will have it collected by courier.

Step 3: Attestation commences with the document being presented to and viewed by a notary in the issuing country who verifies that the document is a true copy.

Step 4: We will then ensure that the document is stamped and authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the UAE Embassy in the country of origin.

Step 6: If required, the document will then be legally translated into Arabic and stamped by the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to verify that the translator is legally appointed.

Step 5: The document will be safely returned to the UAE and presented to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to verify that the UAE Embassy in the country of origin is genuine.

Using a professional attestation service, who will follow the up to date requirements, manage the process and timeline can reduce the stress of managing the attestation process individually. We will ensure that all requirements are met and reduces the risk of costly delays or errors.

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