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MOFA Attestation Dubai

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) serves as a pivotal government entity within the UAE, tasked with overseeing the nation's bilateral relations and shaping its foreign policy. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, also known as MOFA Dubai, plays a critical role in certificate attestation. We provide an express service for MOFA attestation within 2–3 days.

MOFA attestation Dubai, a service facilitated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dubai as well as through its international missions, encompasses the certification of a wide array of documents. This includes personal and commercial documents originating both within the UAE and from abroad, highlighting the ministry's comprehensive role in document attestation.

What is the Dubai MOFA Attestation?

MOFA attestation is a mandatory process for verifying the validity and authenticity of documents in the UAE. The Express Service for MOFA attestation in Dubai is available within 2–3 days. The seal and signature are validated by MoFAIC.

What documents does the MoFAIC attest to?

There are three main categories of certificates that require MOFA attestation. They are segregated based on their nature, shared characteristics, and the relevant government department that needs attestation. They include:

  • Educational Certificates
  • Personal Documents
  • Commercial Documents

How much is the MOFA Attestation Fee?

The MOFA attestation fee for personal and educational certificates, whether issued in the UAE or outside the UAE, will be AED 150 for each document, plus courier fees. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dubai (MoFAIC) has standard rates applicable for each document category, regardless of their origin of issuance.

MOFA Attestation Fee for Commercial Certificates:

The cost of MOFA attestation for commercial certificates, whether issued outside or inside the UAE, is AED 2,000 each.

What are the certificates that MoFAIC does not certify?

  • National Identity Cards
  • Passports
  • Domicile Documents
  • Immovable property documents

For MOFA attestation, how do I use the MoFAIC app?

If you're using the MoFAIC App to apply for certificate attestation in the UAE, you can follow the below process.

  • Download the MoFAIC app.
  • Sign up for your account.
  • Log in to your account.
  • Select "My Tasks."
  • Select "Business Services" or "Individual Services,” depending on the type of certificate.
  • Click on the "Attest Official Document, Certificates" option.
  • Complete the steps with the necessary information.
  • Attach the certifications that you wish to have attested.
  • Select the payment option and make the payment.

MoFAIC contact details:

The MoFAIC head office is in Abu Dhabi, in the Al Bateen area. You can contact them online via the Mofaic inquiry portal or use these telecommunication methods.

MoFAIC Submission and Collection Procedure:

To complete the final step of MOFA attestation in Dubai, those within the country can courier the documents to MoFAIC. Once the process is complete, you will receive your documents back. With your documents and payment receipt, you can visit these five Mofaic attestation centres.

  • Yas Tasheel Centre, Mussafah, Abu Dhabi
  • Al Tawar Centre, Al Twar 2, Dubai
  • Dubai's Emirates Towers
  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has an office in Bur Dubai.
  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Attestation Customer Happiness Centre is located in Sharjah.

Due to the COVID protocol, individuals are unable to make a direct submission or visit any branches. Until further notice from MoFAIC UAE, you must submit through an attestation agency or registered courier service.

How long does it take for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to attest?

Whether you have submitted a personal, educational, or commercial certificate for MOFA attestation in Dubai, MoFAIC may take up to two working days. The standard courier service could take up to 4 to 5 working days. At the same time, express service ensures delivery the next day.

What are the benefits of the MOFA attestation?

  • MOFA attestation saves time and money by eliminating the need for notarization or legalizing documents.
  • It provides proof that the original paper presented is genuine and valid.
  • MOFA attestation enables faster processing and quicker document submission, eliminating the need to contact multiple agencies.
  • Certificates that are MOFA-attested can reassure potential clients that your business is legitimate and trustworthy.
  • When conducting business with legal entities in Dubai, having your documents properly attested increases your chances of success.

Benchmark: Best MOFA Attestation in Dubai

To expedite the entire process, you can either follow the MOFA attestation procedure yourself or hire a reputable and affordable attestation agency. Benchmark Attestation Services is a respected name that provides the best MOFA attestation in Dubai that you can depend on and provides timely delivery of your attested certificates. We'll ensure that all of your credentials are MOFA Dubai-attested on time.

Contact our expert team by calling our local UAE number, +971 4-3961284, or our hotline at +971 52 888 4714.

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