Certificate Attestation, MOFA Attestation Dubai & Attestation Services

Indian Certificate Attestation

Indian certificate Attestation is a procedure to validate the genuineness of documents from India for various purposes, like obtaining an employment visa application, studying abroad, or registering for marriage. This involves authentication by relevant Indian authorities and the respective country where the documents will be used.

Certificates from India that need attestation for use in the UAE include:

  1. Educational documents: This category encompasses educational credentials such as degree certificates, diplomas, mark sheets, and academic transcripts.
  2. Personal documents: This group includes various civil documents like marriage certificates, birth certificates, death certificates, and police clearance certificates.

What is the procedure for attesting Indian certificates for obtaining a UAE residence visa? It involves:

  1. Notarization by an Indian Notary Public.
  2. Verification by the Sub-Divisional Magistrate in India.
  3. Authentication by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in India.
  4. Attestation from the UAE Embassy in India.
  5. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Attestation in Dubai, UAE.

What is the cost of Indian certificate attestation?

The cost of certificate attestation in India varies based on the document type, urgency, issuing state, and specific embassy or consulate requirements. Including professional service fees, prices can range from a few hundred to several thousand Indian rupees per document. For precise costs, it’s best to consult directly with the relevant authorities or professional attestation services.

How long does Indian certificate attestation take?

Certificate attestation in India typically takes about 10–12 working days, though this can vary based on document type, required procedures, and service efficiency. Expedited options may be available through professional attestation agencies.

What is the process for attesting an Indian certificate in the UAE?

  1. Notarization in India: Have a notary public in India notarize the document.
  2. Home Department/State Attestation in India: Obtain attestation from the state home department where the document was issued.
  3. Obtain MEA attestation in India by having the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) attest to the document.
  4. Indian Consulate Attestation in Dubai: Once in the UAE, present the document to the Indian Consulate in Dubai for attestation.
  5. For the document to be valid for use inside the UAE, obtain MOFA attestation in Dubai.

How can I obtain a document attestation from the Indian Embassy in Dubai?

  1. Start by completing the application form found on the official Indian Embassy website, or obtain a copy at the embassy itself.
  2. Assemble all necessary documents and have them authenticated by the relevant Indian authorities.
  3. Make the required payment for the attestation services.
  4. Personally, submit your documents or designate a representative to do so at the Indian Embassy in Dubai.
  5. Once the embassy has finished the attestation process, retrieve the authenticated copies of your documents.

What types of documents does the Indian consulate in Dubai attest to?

  1. Educational documents (degrees, diplomas, transcripts, etc.)
  2. Non-educational documents (birth certificates, marriage certificates, affidavits, etc.)
  3. Commercial documents (certificates of origin, invoices, packing lists, etc.)
  4. Power of Attorney documents (requires notarization in India and MEA authentication before Indian Embassy attestation in Dubai).

Why is Indian certificate attestation necessary for a UAE visa?

Certificate attestation from India is a mandatory step for UAE employment visa applications, ensuring the legitimacy of Indian documents, preventing document fraud, and meeting the UAE government’s verification requirements. Failing to get documents attested may lead to visa application rejection due to unrecognised documents.

Document attestation services from the Indian Embassy in Dubai

Benchmark Attestation Services helps with certificate attestation through the Indian Embassy in Dubai. If you require your documents to be used in India, we can handle MOFA attestation in Dubai for your certificates and subsequently submit them to the Indian Embassy in Dubai for further legalization. Simply provide us with your certificate copies, and we will provide a complimentary quote. For inquiries, please reach out to us at our hotline: +971 52 888 4714 or +971 4 396 1284.

We can assist your Documents Attestation

Benchmark Attestation Services provide all kind of documents attestation services. Whether its in country or foreign

Educational Documents Attestation

  • Degree Certificate Attestation
  • Diploma Certificate Attestation
  • Passing Certificate Attestation
  • Master Degree Attestation
  • Associate Degree Attestation
  • Engg. Certificate Attestation
  • Nursing Certificate Attestation

Personal Documents Attestation

  • Birth Certificate Attestation
  • Marriage Certificate Attestation
  • Transfer Certificate Attestation
  • Divorce Certificate Attestation
  • Singleness Certificate Attestation
  • Medical Certificate Attestation

Commercial Documents Attestation

  • Memorandum of Association
  • Article of Association
  • Certificate of Incumbency
  • Power of Attorney Attestation
  • Commercial Invoices Attestation
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Certificate of Good Standing
  • Board Resolution Attestation

Other Attestation Services​

  • Police Clearance Certificate
  • Family Visa Services
  • Certified True Copy
  • UAE Embassy Attestation
  • Apostille Services
  • Translation Services
  • Embassy Attestation
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ministry of Justice