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Procedure To Get UAE Embassy Attestation

UAE Embassy Attestation is a process of getting Attestation for the documents from UAE embassy in India. UAE embassy located in Delhi will do this Attestation for any Documents which are legally issued in India. Personal Documents such as Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate and Educational documents such as Diploma and Degree will be attested by UAE Embassy. 

What is Certificate attestation for UAE?

Certificate attestation for UAE is a process of getting verification or attestation from UAE Embassy in India. If you are travelling to UAE, depending on the type of VISA you are applying you need to get certain document attested by UAE.

UAE embassy attestation is not a 1 step process. There are many attestations that needs to be done before getting UAE embassy attestation.

4 Simple steps to get Embassy Attestation on your Documents 

  1. Register on Embassy Attestation Portal 
  2. Collect all  Documents you want to Attest 
  3. Submit the Original / Photocopies of documents
  4. Receive Documents with Embassy Attestation  Directly to your home

Why UAE Embassy Attestation is required?

There are many reasons for which you need an embassy attestation:

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What are the Document needed to get the UAE Embassy Attestation?

Some of the essential documents for the UAE Embassy attestation are given below.

  • Original Marriage/Degree/Birth/PCC certificates.
  • A photocopy of the applicant’s passport.

Steps Involved in Certificate attestation for UAE

Below are the steps that are necessary to get certificate attestation for UAE:

  • Notary Attestation: In the first step, all the documents are shown to the notary. All the certificates are examined carefully by the notary. When the notary finds all the documents satisfactory then, a stamp and signature are put on the certificates for attestation.
  • SDM/State Attestation: Moving ahead, the documents are presented either to the SDM or State for attestation. The working of both departments is the same. In both places, documents are verified with other supporting documents. When the department believes the certificate is real and the information is true, then they attest to the certificate.

The time taken by the State attestation is generally three-four working weeks. However, the SDM attestation takes only seven to ten days. So, select SDM attestation for faster results. State attestation should be selected only when it is important or when the country where the documents are to be shown has specified it.

  • Ministry of External Affairs Attestation: Being one of the most important steps in the attestation process. All the major and supporting documents are submitted to the Ministry of External Affairs. All the certificates are studied attentively keeping every small detail in mind. When the MEA finds the document genuine, then a stamp along with a signature is done on the documents so that it can be used internationally.
  • UAE Embassy Attestation: This is the final step in the attestation process. Here all the documents that are asked for by the embassy are given.. All the documents are scanned carefully while taking care of each detail. After finding all the documents valid and correct, stamping on all the documents is finished.
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How much time does it take to get the UAE embassy Attestation for the documents?

Time taken to get UAE embassy attestation is 7-8 working days.
However this time may be different for different documents 
Birth / Death / Marriage / Degree certificate attestation for UAE – 7 working days 
Commercial documents attestation for UAE – 10 working days 

UAE Embassy Attestation fees / Cost

Price for UAE embassy attestation depends on the document submitted 
Degree Certificate Attestation – 8450₹
Marriage Certificate Attestation – 8900₹
Birth Certificate Attestation – 7900₹
Commercial documents – Please consult the UAE Embassy Attestation Department 

Can any person go and get the attestation of documents done?

The attestation of documents is to be done by the attestation services and no random person can go and get the attestation done. Before 2012, the authorities used to allow every person to come for the attestation of documents but due to sheer number of applications the authorities now do not allow any person except the attestation service provider. So Register for UAE Embassy Attestation to get complete information.

Validity of UAE Embassy attestation

The validity for UAE embassy is 6 months to 1 year . in Some situations the authorities accept UAE embassy attestation done beyond 1 year also.  It is better to Contact Attestation service provider about the attestation validity of the document.


How can I get attestation from the UAE Embassy?

UAE embassy Attestation is done by the UAE embassy in India.

Below are the steps to get UAE embassy Attestation

  1. Get Document  Notary Attested 
  2. Get Attestation from Sub Divisional Magistrate ( SDM )
  3. Get MEA Attestation from MEA Delhi
  4. Submit original document with all the above attestation to UAE Embassy
  5. Collect document wit UAE Embassy Attestation

What is the price for UAE Certificate attestation?

For UAE Embassy Attestation you should get Notary Attestation, SDM Attestation, MEA Attestation, UAE Embassy Attestation. The fees for UAE Embassy Attestation including fees of all attestation before that will cost you 8900₹ Exclusive of Tax
Moreover cost depends on the document so better to check with the UAE Embassy attestation Agency 

Is UAE attestation mandatory for UAE Visa ?

Yes. UAE attestation is mandatory for Visa application. Depending on the type of visa you are applying you need to get different documents attested by UAE 
Documents that need Attestation depends on the tye of  visa for Example 

Work / Employment visa – PCC and degree certificate Attestation is needed 
Dependent visa – Birth and Marriage certificate attestation is needed 
to do Business in UAE – commercial documents

Difference Between Embassy attestation and MOFA Attestation

Embassy attestation – UAE Embassy present it Delhi will do the attestation for the documents this is called Embassy attestation.

MOFA Attestation – MOFA full form is Ministry of Foreign Affairs. MOFA which is present in UAE / Dubai will do the attestation this is called MOFA attestation. For this attestation the documents have to be sent to Dubai.

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