Attestation for UAE

In order to stay, work or do business in UAE a person will have to prove his identity to that country. The process includes document certification by foreign officials and getting them attested. This process for attestation for UAE is complicated and needs to be done correctly, If the guidelines are not followed properly then it may result in rejection of the application. On top of that this takes long time to process and complete. Therefore many prefer going to attestation service provider agencies. The most important thing is to find legitimate and reliable service providers.

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Personal Document Attestation for UAE

Personal documents include Educational and Non-Educational Documents.Educational Documents consist of documents like diploma, matriculation, degree, and other secondary level certificates, while Non-Educational documents include birth certificate, death certificate, marriage certificates, power of attorney, etc. The purpose of this type of attestation is to get residential, work or business visa.

For documents issued in Maharashtra a person has to go through the State Home Department and for the documents issued out of Maharashtra one has to go to the sub-divisional magistrate. In some cases where Embassy demands HRD attestation which will vary from country to country.

Commercial Document Attestation for UAE

Commercial documents include documents like Authorization Letter for Bank, Finance, Office, Power of Attorney, Articles of Incorporation, Certificate of Incorporation, etc. The purpose of this type of document is to get a visa for trading in UAE.

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Procedure for attestation of certificates for UAE

The process for attestation is carried out in different stages which comprises of attestation at regional, state, MEA and then finally Embassy levels.

Regional Attestation - This is the beginning of the process where you have to get your documents certified from top-level authorities of Notary and University.

Attestation from State Government - State level attestation is done by three main organizations Human Resource Department (HRD), State Home Department(SHD) and Sub Divisional Magistrate(SDM) as per the requirement of the document type. Only the A-Grade officers from Army Officers, Magistrates, State servicemen or top-level scientists are allowed to attest those documents.

MEA Stamp Attestation - MEA stands for Ministry of External Affairs.Attestation from MEA is the final stage of attestation in one’s home country. Once it is done then you can send your documents for further Attestation for UAE.

Embassy Attestation - It is the stage where your documents will finally get verified by UAE Officials. This is the final stage for attestation of your documents.

The UAE consular stamp needed for a work visa, student visa, residency visa or Profession purpose. It determines that you are a trustworthy person/company who is touring UAE or making business in UAE with a legitimate purpose. It demonstrates that your certificate is accurate, which can be sanctioned in the country. UAE Embassy Attestation is a report which displays a judgment about the authenticity of a specified document.

The Consular stamp from UAE embassy or consulate is a type of legal procedure that will execute with the evidence of the verifying of the document.

UAE Consular Legalization is the certification of documents that are crucial to conduct business in UAE or get a visa for the same.

It is obliged as it will support you as an admissible person. To make the document attested, one necessitates getting the concerned matter tested at various levels of the government.

The Consular Attestation Process takes 10 to 15 working days time and The time limit depends upon the nature of certificates and issued place although There are various ways to end process on a quick route.

The UAE Consular stamp can be printed exclusively on original certificates. so, the latter should be in an apparent better position, all signs and stamps have to be readable and clear. Moreover, it must not contain alien labels/marking.

  • Original documents needed which you necessitate Attestation.
  • Civil id copy such as Passport copy or Driving Licence copy etc…
  • For Business documents, Company Covering letter favour to The Consular, Embassy of UAE.

Documents are classified into three categories.


The UAE Embassy could authorise three varieties of Documents. To arrive the final Attestation, the document has to pass through some obligatory primary legalisation method from the various authorised department. The certificate attestation for primary, secondary and tertiary to be used in UAE which depends upon the kind of documents.

The Officials are

  • REGIONAL LEVEL : Notary, SDM, University, Chamber of Commerces
  • STATE LEVEL : State Home Department, General Administrative Department (GAD), Human Resource Development(HRD)
  • CENTER LEVEL : Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Foreign Embassy/Consulate

The detail explanation of UAE Embassy Attestation Procedure for all kinds of documents are as under,

Commercial Documents Attestation Procedure for UAE

  1. Chamber of Commerce Attestation
  2. Attestation from Ministry of External Affairs ( MEA, India )
  3. Final Attestation from The UAE Embassy

Note: A chamber of commerce is a class of business arrangement and the first step in the verifying of your business documents before the Attestation of MEA.

Additional Support:In addition to the Embassy Attestation of Commercial certificates, we can provide chamber Attestation if your company is not registered in the chamber of commerce.

Personal Certificate Attestation Procedure for UAE

  1. Notary & SDM/Home Department Attestation from Respective State Government
  2. The MEA Attestation ( Ministry of External Affairs of India )
  3. Final Attestation from The UAE Embassy

Note: SDM (SUB-DIVISIONAL MEGISTRATE) is a makeshift key for UAE Embassy Attestation process which is also genuine and valid process for personal document use in UAE.

Educational Certificate Attestation Method for UAE

  1. HRD / GAD Attestation (Higher Education Department)
  2. Attestation from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA India)
  3. Final Attestation from The UAE Embassy

Note: SDM is a makeshift key for the UAE Embassy Attestation process which is also valid process for educational certificates use in UAE.

Additional Key Support: In addition to the Embassy Attestation of your certificates, we can serve you high-quality Language translations.


The following documents can be certified by the UAE Embassy

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