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Attestation of Chinese Documents for UAE

Documents issued from China must be legalized before you use them for a UAE visa. Chinese degree certificates, birth certificates and marriage certificates issued from China, and Chinese commercial documents must have UAE embassy attestation from Beijing before the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs accepts the documents for final attestation.

Here are the procedures you need to follow for Chinese Document Attestation in Dubai

1. Notarization: Ensure you have the original Chinese document that must be legalized. Get the document notarized by a notary public in China or any other authorized person. The notary public will verify the document's authenticity and attach their seal or stamp.
Chinese residential card, national ID, passport copy, and transcript may be required as supporting documents.

2. Authentication: Submit the notarized document to the relevant Chinese authorities for authentication. The specific department responsible for authentication may vary depending on the document type. For example, Chinese educational documents are usually authenticated by the Chinese Ministry of Education, while commercial documents must be certified by the Chamber of Commerce in China.

3. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Attestation: Once the relevant Chinese authorities authenticate the document, you must submit it to MOFA China for attestation. The Chinese MOFA will verify the authentication and apply their attestation stamp. Before submitting your documents to any Embassy or Consulate in China, this process is required.

4. UAE Embassy Attestation: After obtaining MOFA's attestation, submit the document to the UAE Embassy in Beijing, China. The embassy will verify the MOFA's attestation and proceed with its attestation process. They will apply their official stamp or seal to the document, confirming its authenticity. This is the final step you need to do inside China.
Since certificates issued in China are in Mandarin/Chinese/Cantonese, a certified translation into English will be required. The UAE Embassy in China will only accept a document with an English translation.

5. UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs Attestation: After obtaining the attestation from the UAE Embassy in China, you must have the document further attested by the MOFA Dubai. This step ensures that the UAE government recognizes the document.

Chinese Certificate Attestation in UAE

Most documents we process from China are the following:

  • Chinese Degree Certificate Attestation
  • Birth Certificate Attestation in China
  • Attestation of Marriage Certificate in China
  • Chinese Educational Document Attestation

It's important to note that the specific requirements and procedures for attesting Chinese documents may vary depending on the document type and purpose. It's advisable to check with the relevant authorities in China and the Embassy of UAE in China for the most accurate and up-to-date information on document attestation procedures for the UAE.

Some government departments may require a Legal Translation into Arabic depending on your purpose, so you must confirm the complete requirements for your UAE visa application so our attestation experts can assist you properly.

Chinese Certificate Attestation procedure can be complex for most people. Let our legalization experts assist you with China Attestation. You can call us at +971 4-3961284, or +971 52 888 4714.

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