Notary & Attestation
The act of notarization of the signatures on a document can only be done by a legally approved notary public, with signatories present in person Attestations of documents, on the other hand, by the Ministry of Justice can be facilitated by anyone, without the need for the owner of document to be personally present.
When you need a certified translation of a document for legal, insurance, or other purpose, we affix legal stamp and signature by the most reputable and recognized gazette in UAE on the document verifying the accuracy of the translation. Then we take this document to the Ministry of Justice and have it attested.
To ensure that can affix legal stamp and signature on the translation, your document need to be originated locally in the UAE, or have the stamp of the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the document in advance.
ATTESTATION BY MOFA
Those who want to attest documents from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs should be aware of authorities of the ministry and procedure and nature of documents that they attest.
All vital certificates (birth, marriage), academic certificates and any other certificates used in support of applications for employment, residence, commercial contracts, etc in Dubai must be authenticated or attested by the relevant authority of the country that issued them, then by the consulate of that country in Dubai, and finally by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dubai office.
The documents for the attestation fall into two categories: inbound documents and outbound ones.
- Inbound: As per the UAE Federal Labour Law, those applying for a residence permit in UAE need to furnish attested Certificate from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country of their origin. Once you are done with the attestations from the country of Issuance, you need to approach the MOFA office in Dubai or Abu Dhabi for the attestation by MOFA, UAE. You will be required to carry original (attested) certificates, the relevant fee, and passport of the individual.
- Outbound: Those moving out of the UAE also need to get their documents attested by the government of UAE. The MOFA, UAE is the apex body with the authority to attest documents pertaining to all activities in the land. Besides birth and marriage certificates, the department also attests certificates related to withdrawal of partnership, clearance documents, maid contracts; it also attests on powers of attorney, etc. As per the rules, the concerned individual must first visit Dubai Courts Notary Public, followed by Ministry of Justice and finally The Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Why Plan 2 Dubai? We take your legalized translations to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for attestation in preparation for use by foreign embassies in the UAE or overseas. Over the years, we have earned a name for fast turnaround time and competitive rates. The hallmark of our services lies in the safe handling of documents, complete tracking of documents, and genuine attestation.