Attest Foreign Death Certificate for Official Use in the UAE

Getting death certificate attested in the UAE ensures it will be valid for official purposes in the country. Attestation confirms the authenticity of the document and the issuing authority.

The UAE requires foreign death certificates to be attested before they can be used for any official transactions. This involves getting the document attested by the relevant authorities in the country of origin, the UAE Embassy, and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Benefits of Attesting Death Certificate in the UAE
  • Makes the death certificate valid for official use in the UAE
  • Confirms the authenticity of the document
  • Enables the certificate to be used for probate, inheritance, insurance claims etc.
  • Avoid issues or delays in official procedures requiring a death certificate

Attestation Process and Requirements

To attest a foreign death certificate in the UAE, you will need:

  • Original death certificate
  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of UAE visa
  • Authorization letter if applying through a third party

The process involves:

  1. Attestation from the issuing authority/department in the country of origin
  2. Attestation from the Ministry of External Affairs in India or equivalent authority in the issuing country
  3. Attestation from the UAE Embassy in the issuing country
  4. Final attestation by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA)
MoFA Attestation Fees

The fee charged by the UAE MoFA for attestation is AED 300 per document. Additional fees may apply for attestation in the issuing country.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the validity of an attested death certificate in the UAE? Attested death certificates are valid indefinitely for use in the UAE.
  • Can I attest the death certificate after reaching the UAE? No, the attestation must be completed before bringing the document to the UAE.
  • How long does the attestation process take? Timelines vary but it usually takes 2 to 4 weeks for the entire process.

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Step-by-Step Guide for Death Certificate Attestation

Follow these steps to get death certificate attested for use in the UAE:

  1. Apply for attestation from the Regional Level Office or State Home Department that issued the death certificate.
  2. After regional attestation, get the certificate attested by the Ministry of External Affairs in India or the equivalent authority in your home country.
  3. Send the document to the UAE Embassy in your country to get the UAE embassy attestation.
  4. Courier or submit the embassy-attested certificate to the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the final attestation.
  5. Collect the final attested death certificate or get it couriered to you. Submit this for any official work in the UAE.
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  • Reliable assistance for any questions or issues
  • High quality document handling and preservation


Here’s what our clients say about our UAE death certificate attestation services:

“I was struggling to get my dad’s death certificate attested from India. Their agents handled the whole process smoothly from start to finish. Got the attested certificate couriered to me in 3 weeks.” – Thomas, Dubai

“Highly professional services for getting my mom’s death certificate attested for the UAE. They know the process inside out and resolved any queries I had promptly.” – Sara, Abu Dhabi

“I’m so glad I chose them for attesting my husband’s death certificate. They completed the entire process very efficiently and sent the attested certificate to me in the UAE without any hassles.” – Reema, Sharjah

Contact Us for Death Certificate Attestation in the UAE

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