The birth certificate should be authenticated and attested by the competent departments for use in UAE.

Attestation  or legalization is the process by which government authorities  officially endorse a document assuring the receiving country or  organization of its authenticity. It typically involves two or three  levels of attestations across government departments in both countries.

Attestation  is an essential procedure to apply for a resident visa in UAE. Hence,  you should take the help of experts at BVS Global for compliance with  the regulations made in this regard.

Why You Need It

When  a birth certificate is attested, it eliminates all worries regarding the  genuineness of the documentation and eases the process of your  international endeavor. Such authentication is a legal necessity for all  cross-border undertakings involving personal or career-related  advancements:

  • Embassies or consulates for visa or passport issuance
  • Immigration office in case of visa application, emigration request or work status change etc.

 Birth Certificate through BVS Global

Since  it’s a multi-step process, requires careful attention to details,  getting a document attested demands expertise and a full understanding  of the procedures involved. Handling it on your own can lead to  unnecessary delay, slipups and expenses.

BVS Global has years of  experience in handling attestation of valuable certificates and  documents legitimately, keeping in mind the security concerns and  customer requirements. Our attestation services include:

  • Embassy & Consulate Attestation
  • Apostille from countries part of Hague convention
  • Attestation from state government departments and ministries across the globe

We  also handle attestation of other Documents such as Marriage or Death  Certificate, Experience / Employment Certificate and of Commercial  documents such as Articles of association, financial documents,  Commercial invoice or Bills of lading.

 Attestation or legalization Process for birth certificate for use in UAE

The process of attestation for birth certificate to be used in UAE should include some standard steps that are given below:

Legal Translation of the original certificate (if required)

Attestation from Notary

Attestation from Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Attestation from UAE Embassy

Ministry of foreign affairs in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)


You should submit the following documents for timely completion of your birth certificate attestation for use in UAE:

Original certificate(s)

Passport copy

Declaration form

Power of Attorney (if required)

 With the help of BVS Global, you can ensure a smooth transition with timely attestation.

Kindly  note the process may vary depending on the document and the laws of the  origin & destination country. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs may  be replaced by an apostille, if the origin or destination countries are  part of Hague convention 1961. Original certificates may not be required  for some countries.

*If UAE embassy in a particular country is  not operational, the document would be directed to the nearest UAE  Embassy, which has the jurisdiction over that country for attestation.

Acceptance  or rejection of documents is solely based on discretion of the  government authorities concerned. Furthermore, the requirements and  processes may vary from time to time depending on the government  department’s policies, terms and conditions. Please contact our customer  service officer for updated fee structure and more information.

1.What is birth certificate attestation?

birth  certificate attestation is undertaken to prove the genuineness of a  document- for the purpose of attaining a work permit in your target  country and more.

2.Why we need birth certificate attestation?

When  a document is attested, it eliminates all worries regarding the  genuineness of the documentation and eases the process of your  international endeavor. Such authentication is a legal necessity for all  cross-border undertakings involving personal or career-related  advancements

3.How can we attest birth certificates in UAE?

Foreign  documents must be attested finally from the Ministry of foreign affairs  of UAE. Ministry of foreign affairs UAE will demand a UAE Embassy stamp  from the country of origin. BVS Global can be reliable to partner to  perform both the task.

4.Can I attest the originals or photocopies of the birth certificates in UAE?

Yes  we can attest, however Type of document and the province of document  origin determines the process. Please contact our customer service for  birth certificate attestation procedure, fees, and turnaround time.

 5.Where can I apply for birth certificate attestation?

birth  Certificate attestation procedure depends upon the purpose and  document. It can be done through a government department or may go up to  multiple departments. BVS global helps to ease the process and apply  through all the different government departments on your behalf and get  the attestation done without any hassles. We are a one stop shop for all  kind of attestation.

 6.Nearest birth certificate attestation office of BVS Global in UAE?

 You may call our customer service center to find out the nearest location for document attestation in UAE

  +971 42614842 

7.What are the requirements for birth certificate attestation in UAE?

Original Birth Certificate (for certain cases we don’t need the original) Declaration form

Valid Passport or Emirates id (copy)

Birth Certificate Attestation / Legalization fees

8.What should I do in case birth certificate handed over to BVS is lost or damaged?

BVS  Global takes utmost care while handling documents and our Quality  management system is certified by ISO 9001:2015. However in the unlikely  event of lost or damage of a document we will assist with  reconstruction of the lost/damaged through normal application procedure  and bear the expenses to a certain limit prescribed by the management.

9.What is an Apostille?

Apostille stamp is given by countries part of Hague convention.

10.What is Embassy / consulate attestation?

Legalization  of the document by an Embassy/Consulate of a country done specifically  for use of document in that respective country

11.What document do I have to send for birth certificate attestation?

Documents  are to be attested as per specific requirements of immigration  authorities. Kindly contact our support team for the same.

12.If the birth certificate is laminated, is that acceptable for attestation?

Certificates  have to be delaminated incase if the originals need to be attested.  This process will be done by experts for a nominal charge

13.Where to apply for birth certificate attestation?

 You  can apply online through our website, send an email, call us for  assistance or walk in to our office with the documents to be attested

 14.How to get appointment for birth certificate Attestation in UAE?

  • Through Embassy or consulate website
  • Through attestation agents in UAE

 15.What is Ministry of foreign affairs (MOFA) attestation in UAE for birth certificate?

Ministry of foreign affairs UAE is the final authority who stamps a birth certificate intended to be used in UAE

16.Branches of Ministry of foreign affairs in UAE for birth attestation

  • Dubai Ministry of foreign affairs
  • Abu Dhabi ministry of foreign affairs
  • Sharjah ministry of foreign affairs
  • Fujairah ministry of foreign affairs
  • Umm Al Quwain ministry of foreign affairs
  • Ras Al khaimah ministry of foreign affairs
  • Ajman Ministry of foreign affairs

 18.How to get appointment for embassy or consulate for birth certificate attestation in Dubai or Abu Dhabi?

We  assist to get appointment through our contact center as per embassy or  consulate requirements. You may have to submit the document or copies

19.What is the cost of birth certificate attestation for use in UAE?

Cost depends on the kind of document(s). Please contact our customer service for updated process, timeline and fees structure.

20.I don’t have my original birth certificate, can attestation agency help to procure the birth certificate?

Yes,  BVS Global can procure birth certificate on behalf of the client. To  know more about birth certificate procurement please contact our  customer support for requirements, turnaround time and cost.

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