How to Get a Certificate Attested by the UAE Embassy?

To obtain your study, personal or work visa, you are required to get the UAE Embassy Attestation. The following are the steps an individual has to be followed in order to get the documents attested by UAE Embassy.

Educational Documents Attestation

For all the educational certificates, you need to get the HRD (Human Resource Development) Attestation in the state where it was issued.

Also, for obtaining your UAE attestation, it is required for you to get all of your educational documents verified from the HRD of that particular state. This department will authenticate the documents for the content by putting a seal and sign on it. Documents required for HRD attestation – original certificate, one passport copy, acknowledged offer letter/ invitation copy, All semester mark sheet copy, passport size photographs.

Personal Documents Attestation

For Indian Document Attestation of personal documents, the in-charge authority is the Home Department of India. You have to get your personal certificates attested by the State Home Department from where the personal documents have been issued. Documents required for Home Department Attestation are birth certificate, marriage certificate, etc.

Commercial Documents Attestation UAE

Chamber of Commerce (COC) is the authorization under the Indian Government that takes care of all the business documents attestation verification. Get your business documents verified by the Chamber of Commerce to get your visa for UAE. Documents required for COC Attestation – Bill Invoices, Import License, Insurance Certificate, Letter of Credit, Invitation Letter, Authority Letter, Power of Attorney, etc.

MEA Certificate Attestation

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in our country is the one that attests all the Indian originated educational, personal, and commercial documents before they are sent to the UAE Embassy for the final attestation in India.

UAE Embassy Attestation

The final step required to get your UAE visa is getting UAE Attestation. After you got your MEA Attestation done, the UAE Embassy then attests the certificates in New Delhi.

marriage certificate attestation

How to Do a Marriage Certificate Attestation for Dubai?

Requirements for Marriage Certificate Attestation in Dubai

The legalization of marriage certificate is mandatory to be accepted and considered as a legal document in the United Arab Emirates. A marriage certificate is a legal proof that two people are married and is issued by a public department or by the church, mosque, temple or gurudwara. This document states the couple’s name, place and time of their marriage, and other essential details


Getting Marriage Certificate Attestation

The original marriage certificate should be ready along with your spouse’s passport copy. 
The complete process of marriage certificate attestation in UAE is given below:

Step 1 – The certificate must be attested by the Home Department from the state of origin.

Step 2 – Then, the role of the Ministry of External Affairs comes to play. it will attest to the certificate from the home country.

Step 3 UAE Embassy in the home country will then verify the certificate.

Step 4 – Finally, the certificate attestation in Dubai is done by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Why is Marriage Certification Important in Dubai?

As per the UAE law, if a couple is not legally married, then it is illegal for them to live together. And to live there, certificate attestation in Dubai is required to provide legal proof of the marriage. 

In case, the name changes on visas, passports, etc. marriage certificate must be attested and submitted as evidence.

Another case can be of applying a resident visa for your partner. In this case, it is necessary to attest to the marriage document to apply for a family residence visa in Dubai. Therefore, your country’s UAE Embassy should attest to the documents and verify in the region of issuance.

Conditions of Legalizing Marriage Certificate in Dubai

  • Applying for residence visa for spouse
  • Sponsoring kids
  • Adding a spouse in health insurance
  • Medical tests – pregnancy or delivery
  • Applying for children’s passport
  • Buying land or property with a spouse
  • Applying for divorce in court
  • Name change in passport
  • Adopting a child
  • School admission of the kids

Time Required For Certificate Attestation Services

Your marriage certificate required 3 to 5 working days. SEPL Document Clearing LLC helps you get quicker attestation. MOFA Attestation services are offered by us in UAE and are easy and convenient. The complete processing time depends on the capability of various departments in different countries – HRD, Home Department, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UAE Embassy, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.