ATTESTATION OF DOCUMENTS
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GUIDELINES FOR ATTESTATION OF EDUCATIONAL CERTIFICATES/OTHER DOCUMENTS
The Embassy/Consulate also performs notarial functions like attestation of academiccertificates, diplomas, marriage and birth certificates issued in India, power of attorneyand other such documents executed by Indian citizens in India and UAE. The feeprescribed is Dhs. 80/- if the attestation relates to a document dealing with propertymatters. For other attestations, the fee prescribed is Dhs. 40/- for each attestation. Fordetails of fee, please refer to Fee Schedule. The document to be attested must bepresented in original with a photocopy and signed before the Consular Officer, who willverify and satisfy himself about the identity of the executant/deponent from his passport.The original passport and a photocopy to be presented for this purpose. The service isrendered the same day.The Government of UAE requires all educational certificates, professional or academic,emanating from India to be attested by the Indian Embassy/Consulate in UAE for furtherattestation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of UAE Government before grant of UAE Visa.The UAE Government also accepts educational certificates attested by their Embassy inNew Delhi and Consulate in Mumbai provided the certificates were also attested first bythe Consular Section of the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India (Counter atGround Floor, Patiala House, Tilak Marg, New Delhi).All certificates submitted to the Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi and Consulate General of India Dubai, for attestation should, therefore, be got first attested in India by the agenciesdetailed below:-i) School Certificates : Concerned State Board of Secondary Education.ii) Diploma/Vocational TrainingCertificates/ ExperienceCertificates/ MarriageCertificate, Birth or DeathCertificate etc.: Authorised Officer of the Department of HomeAffairs of the State where the institution, whichissued the certificate, is situated.iii) Degree/PG Certificate i) Authorised Officer of the Department of Secondary Education and Higher Education,Scholarship Division, Ministry of HumanResources Development, Govt. of India,(Address: A-I/W-3, Curzon Road Barracks,Kasturbha Gandhi Marg, New Delhi-110001 Tel:0091-11-3384501); and(ii) Consular Section, (CPV Division), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, (Address:Ground Floor, Patiala House, Tilak Marg, NewDelhi.The certificate/documents for attestation should be submitted to the Embassy/Consulatealong with a photocopy of the certificate/document and a copy of his/her passport. Theoriginal passport should be presented for verification and return. Private firms applying forattestation of documents should submit a written request stating the purpose of theattestation.