Attestation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) UAE is mandatory in various procedures such as for family visa, parents visa, husband/Spouse Visa, employment visa, certificate attestations, and other such documents. MOFA attestation UAE is a necessary step and anybody wants to authenticate his document need to visit himself the office of MOFA with valid request letter from his sponsor.
The attestation procedure is lengthy and stressful so many of expats hire agents who charge some fee but really convenient in many cases.
MOFA building is located in Bur Dubai Just near the embassies of Pakistan and India, attestation becomes easy if all documents were neat and clear with legitimate proof. If MOFA officers were not satisfied with document they have right to reject again and again.
Some of the Document that Attested by MOFA:
- Marriage Certificates
- University Degree/Diplomas/Educational Certificate
- Birth Certificate
- Special power of attorney & General Power attorney (Non-Commercial)
- Special And General Commercial Agency
- End-user certificate
And other Documents that required MOFA attestation.
MOFA Stamp seal confirms higher degree of Authenticity of Documents and can be submitted to any other government org without any other proof or hesitation. The stamp paper is yellowish in color with stamp:
MOFA Authentication steps (Inside the UAE):
- Pick up a number from the Q-system machine.
- Get your ticket number from Electronic Ticket Machine
- On your turn Submit all the documents.
- The officer checks the document and its type.
- Officer will tell the fee for each document.
- Submit the fee by cash / E-Dirham / Credit Card.
Officer will enter the details in the system and deliver the attested document to the Customer.
MOFA Dubai Attestation Office:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs is located opposite to Ansar Gallery and Palace of His Highness Sheikh Ahmad the Emir of Qatar on Khalid bin Waleed Road Bur Dubai.
From 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sunday to Thursday
Closed on Saturday and Friday
Ministry of Foreign Affairs UAE
وزارة الخارجية قسم التصديقات
Address: Consulate Area – Khalid Bin Al Waleed Rd – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 4 404 0000
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sharjah Attestation Office
Maliha Rd – Sharjah – United Arab Emirates
+971 800 44444
Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation Abu Dhabi
King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street,Al Bateen – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates
+971 2 222 2000