UAE Birth Certificate Attestation in Dubai

Welcoming a newborn is a joyous occasion, Residing in the UAE can involve additional steps. One important step for parents with newborns is obtaining proper birth certificate attestation for UAE residency purposes.

What is a Birth Certificate?

A birth certificate acts as the official record of a child’s birth, serving as their primary identification document. It typically contains crucial details like:

  • Child’s legal name
  • Date and place of birth
  • Parents’ names and information

This document becomes instrumental in various applications your child might need throughout their life, especially until they reach legal adulthood.

Birth Certificate Attestation Process in Dubai:

  • The specific process depends on whether your child was born in the UAE or outside the UAE. Here’s a breakdown for both scenarios:

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    Scenario 1: Child Born in the UAE

    Certificate attestation is the official

    If your child is born in the UAE, regardless of your nationality, you’ll need to:

    1. Retrieve the Birth Certificate from the Ministry of Health (MOH):

    Documents required:

    • Both parents’ original passports and valid UAE residence visas.
    • Both parents’ original Emirates IDs .
    • Attested marriage certificate .
    • Original birth notification from the hospital.
    • Authorization letter from parents 

    GloboPrime can assist with the revival of Birth certificates in Dubai including document collection and submission.

    1. Choose a Reliable Attestation Service Provider:
    • Look for companies like GloboPrime that offer fast, reliable, and accurate birth certificate attestation and Birth Certificate Retrieval services.
    • Consider factors like experience, reputation, transparent pricing, and customer support.
    1. Attestation Process:
    • The birth certificate will be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in Dubai.
    • GloboPrime handles the entire process, ensuring stress-free completion for you.
    1. Additional Services:
    • Free document collection and delivery: Save time and effort by letting GloboPrime handle Document collection and Delivery in the UAE.
    • Legal translation services:  Ensure your documents meet official requirements if needed.

    verification of a document’s authenticity and validity by authorized authorities. It’s mandatory for various purposes in the UAE, including:

    • Work visas: Applying for employment opportunities.
    • Student visas: Pursuing higher education.
    • Family visas: Sponsoring family members to reside in the UAE.
    • Immigration procedures: completing immigration formalities.
    • Professional licenses: obtaining professional licenses to practice.
    • UAE Golden Visa : Applying for a Golden Visa in UAE requires degree attestation in UAE.

    Scenario 2: Child Born Outside the UAE

    If your child was born outside the UAE and you want to sponsor their residency:

    • Contact GloboPrime:

      • 1) Send a copy of the birth certificate for assessment.
      • 2) GloboPrime will advise on necessary steps and ensure the certificate's validity and recent reissuance (within 3 months).
    • Birth Certificate Legalization/Attestation

      • 1)The process involves attestation at the Foreign Affairs Office, Ministry of Justice, and the UAE embassy in the child's birth country.
      • 2)GloboPrime partners with trusted service providers in various countries to ensure smooth processing
    • Retrieval Options

      • Parents can personally retrieve the birth certificate or provide GloboPrime with a Power of Attorney for assistance (depending on the country).
    • MOFA Attestation in UAE:

      Upon receiving the attested birth certificate, GloboPrime completes the final attestation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in Dubai.

    • Legal Translation (if required):

      • GloboPrime offers legal translation services to ensure the birth certificate meets the General Directorate of Residence and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) requirements.
    •  The entire attestation process, including retrieval, can take anywhere from 4 weeks to several months, depending on the complexity of your case and the involved authorities. Plan accordingly and factor in processing times at each stage.

    Attestation fees vary depending on the document type, the number of documents, and the involved authorities. We recommend contacting the relevant ministries, embassies, and service providers for specific cost estimates.

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    The process involves a birth notification from the hospital, followed by an application through the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) or the relevant health authority in your emirate (e.g., Dubai Health Authority). You’ll need documents like parents’ passports, marriage contract and the birth notification.

    Typically, you will need:

    • Birth notification from the hospital
    • Parents’ passports and Emirates IDs
    • Valid marriage contract
    • Additional documents might be needed for non-citizens

     If your birth certificate is not in Arabic or English, you’ll likely need a certified translation. Check with the specific passport issuing authority for their requirements.