Apostille Marriage Certificate UK

What is a UK Apostille?

An apostille is a type of attestation of official documents. It's a certification of authenticity used in member countries of the Hague Convention. An apostille is a way to confirm that the seals and signatures on important documents, such as birth certificates and marriage certificates, are legitimate copies of the original documents. The UK is a member country of the Hague Convention, and the UAE is not. That means your UK Marriage Certificate must be attested through the legal process to be acknowledged and accepted in the UAE. Your document needs to be verified by both the foreign ministry of UAE and the one in the UK for it to have the same legal acceptance. As a result, you'll need to have your marriage certificate "legalized," which serves the same purpose as an Apostille.

UK Marriage Certificate Attestation for UAE

Attesting or legalizing a UK marriage certificate is approving or witnessing the document verified by authorized persons and authorities who add official seals and signatures to the documents. These additions certify that the marriage certificate is authentic and officially recognized in the UAE. In this case, your UK marriage certificate will need to be legalized by the UAE Embassy in London, UK, and the final attestation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dubai, UAE.

Why do you need an Attested UK Marriage Certificate in UAE?

Moving to the UAE comes with cultural differences and different legal obligations. You need to legalize your UK marriage certificate as per the requirements. With a legalized UK marriage certificate, you won't face any issues with visa procedures. Since the government of the UAE will officially recognize your marriage certificate, you're likely to receive a rejection or delay in processing the applications. In addition to this, you'll also need your official (attested) marriage certificate for various other purposes, such as when you're:

  • Applying for a spouse visa
  • Applying for a golden residence visa
  • Applying for your child's passport
  • Applying for child adoption
  • Filing for the divorce petition
  • Applying for your child's school admissions

What are all documents required for Apostille Attestation for UAE?

For the Apostille and attestation of your UK marriage certificate, you'll need the following:

  • Your original marriage certificate.
  • Clear passport copies of both spouses

Are you looking for Apostille Marriage Certificate UK?

Attesting the marriage certificate for a UAE residence visa is mandatory. Moving to the UAE is all fun and games until you're requested to submit your attested marriage certificate. It is only valid with the UAE embassy's legalization. That is why you need an apostille marriage certificate in the UK. At Benchmark Attestation Services, we help individuals to attest their UK marriage certificates for further use in the UAE. It helps them get the permit they need for work, business, academic, and personal issues. It also fulfills a legal requirement. Contact our expert attestation team by calling our hotline at +971 52 888 4714 or our local number at +971 4-3961284.

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