Process of Birth Certificate Attestation for UAE

by Shally Warner Owner

 While a bird is free to fly anywhere in the sky, man, unfortunately, cannot move around so freely, especially when it comes to moving across man-defined international borders. This is a matter of fact. The movement from one country to another requires the fulfillment of a number of steps in between. They have to be done, at any cost; else there are legalities and penalizations involved. Certificate attestation is one such task.

Process of birth certificate attestation for UAE

Whichever part of the world you belong to, if you wish to move to The United Arab Emirates on a permanent basis, maybe because of your job, studies or business, it is crucial that you get your certificates attested before the movement.

It all needs to be done in a planned manner. Attestation of your certificates is one of the first and foremost duties. Documents like a birth certificate is considered a personal document. For birth certificate attestation for UAE, most countries will have different tiers of official departments where the document needs to be verified and validated.

Step 1 – keep your original birth certificate ready.

Step 2 – the certificate is submitted to the local notary body of the place where you are currently residing. Details mentioned on your birth certificate are cross-checked with that mentioned on the government files. IF details match, the document is signed and stamped or in other words, attested. If not, the attestation process will be stopped and you will be notified by the department.

Step 3 – The attested certificate will now be submitted with the state government or the federal government depending on the size of the country or the different tiers of the system. In most countries, the State Home Department would be required to sign and stamp the document.

Step 4 – The birth certificate in now sent to the Ministry of External Affairs or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, whichever is applicable for signatures.

Once the central authority signs the document, it then needs to be submitted for attestation by the UAE embassy in your country of residence; followed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UAE. This completes the process of birth certificate attestation for UAE.

Since the official language in UAE and Dubai is Arabic, many of the essential documents may need to be translated into English when residents of Dubai leave for an international destination or vice versa. For this purpose, it is also recommended hiring of top translators with proven track record in legal translation services in Dubai. 

You can also read a similar article: Certificate Attestation fees in Abu Dhabi need to be Submitted along with your Documents

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