Degree Certificate Attestation in UAE

Degree Certificate Attestation for UAE

Attestation is also known as authentication or legalisation. GloboPrime specializes in attestation of certificates that is issued from one country and destined to be used in another.

There are two types of attestation, one where the document only must be Apostilled, if the country that issued the document and the country that it’s destined for use is a member of the Hague Convention.

The second type of attestation is if, the country where the document is issued from is a member of the Hague Convention but the destined country where the document is to be used is not a member of the Hague Convention. In this case the embassy stamp of the country of destination at origin is a MUST. The embassy stamp of the country in which the document is to be used can be obtained from where the document originates.

Let’s look at a scenario on how your degree, diploma or other document can be used in the UAE.

Since the UAE is not a member of the Hague Convention, the degree certificate attestation for UAE has to have the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stamp in the country of origin and the UAE embassy attestation at the country of origin. Likewise if you would require to use your degree certificate in any of the GCC countries (except Oman & Bahrain), the embassy stamp of that GCC country where the certificate is to be used has to be affixed at the country of origin of the document.

However, this process is a complicated procedure, and it involves visiting various government authorities in order to process the attestation.

With several possible slipups and unforeseen delays, degree certificate attestation can be a daunting task. You are bound to face many challenges throughout the attestation process if you set out to do it by yourself. 

Employee’s, employers and new students in the UAE are usually overwhelmed by the tedious process of degree certificate attestation in Dubai. Hence, they may encounter difficulties and waste time running back and forth between various government authorities. At GloboPrime, we understand moving to a new country and city by itself can be very tedious and overwhelming hence our main aim is to save your time and take away the hassle of the attestation of your documents. 

While you settle in the city, explore new places, and meet new faces, one of our team members will collect your documents, attest them and deliver them to you at your convenience. We are only a call away.

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How we Conduct Education Certificate Attestation in the UAE

Degree certificate attestation for UAE is a comprehensive service we offer from the start to finish by our team of experts regardless of your country of origin. We attest degree certificates in Dubai right from the country of origin for use throughout the UAE with the help of our direct partnerships in over 60 countries worldwide.

A process for attestation of documents and degree certificates in the United Arab Emirates.

Step 1: The first step is to get the document notarized in the country of origin.

Step 2: Attestation in the country of origin is the second phase…

Step 3: Certification by an embassy or consulate in the United Arab Emirates.

Step 4: Certification by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of the United Arab Emirates…

Step 5: Translate into Arabic (Optional)

Here is how we carry out the education certificate attestation UAE process; 

  • We request a copy of your document so we could verify and provide accurate details as the scope of service, time frame and costs related to the attestation.
  • Once you confirm you would like to proceed to use our service, we collect the document from within the UAE.
  • If for some reason your original documents are in your home country, you could also send them directly to our service partner so it saves time.
  • W secure the degree certificate attestation for UAEat the various Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the home country. 
  • Next, we will attest your document at origin from the embassy of the respective country in which your document is to be used. 
  • Finally, we will complete the education certificate UAE process by submitting your documents to the MOFA. (Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the UAE.

Different country’s have a different way of processing the degree certificate attestation. For example, if your degree is in another language apart from English / Arabic, chances are you would require a legal translation of the degree certificate.

So, a notarised copy of your degree will be legally translated to English (if your document is in another language apart from English / Arabic).It is during or before this step that the Ministry of Education have to affix their acknowledgment that the degree was secured from an affiliate educational institution

Once the above step is completed, then your certificate is attested from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the country of origin and finally the embassy attestation from the home country where the document is destined for use.



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After completing the education certificate attestation UAE process, we will return your attested documents through UAE’s most reliable courier service.

You can pay via a bank transfer when we commence the process and issue you an invoice

You can also pay via credit card provided you are based in Dubai since we have a hand-held machine

For most UK degrees, it’s takes anywhere between 6-15 working days. This is because we have 3 types of service for UK document attestation

If you have an Indian degree, the typical time frame to attest for UAE is 12 working days, if you choose to attest the document via Mumbai Mantralaya rather than STATE HRD. STATE HRD takes longer and is more expensive but is the correct way of authentication.

Typically for most European degrees, the time frame is between 3-4 weeks.

For Canadian degree attestation for UAE is about 2 weeks in total.

US document UAE embassy attestation in Washington takes about 15 working days, but we also have an Express service to complete the full attestation in 12 working days.

Australian document attestation is roughly 10 working days for the entire process.

Not a problem. If you have an Indian document and it is laminated, our Indian service partner will skillfully remove the lamination on the back of the document and affix the stamps. The certificate attestation is done on the original.

If your degree certificate belongs to Europe, UK, Canada, Australia etc, most of these countries attest only a notarised copy of your certificate and not the original, hence its fine if the document is laminated , as long as you submit us the Original certificate at the time of the requirement for attestation services.

Not to worry, GloboPrime will provide a legal translation of the degree certificate in English / Arabic before attestation or even after completing the attestation. Rest assured you are in safe hands.

In most cases of attestation services, we ALWAYS require the original document. For some countries the UAE embassy attestation is done on a notarised copy and NOT the original.

In some cases the attestation will be done on the original degree certificate.

Have more questions? Mail us on or call on 056-4625222.

We have partnered with the world’s most reliable courier company, DHL international to make sure all the documents are handled professionally and safely delivered to our clients.

GloboPrime has been nationally recognized and trusted by local and multinational companies for Degree certificate attestation in Dubai.

If you would like to initiate the process for degree certificate attestation for UAE, call us today.   

If you require to attest your degree for the UAE, it’s a simple process. Depending from country to country, your degree certificate may require to be reissued from the university / college and have a validity of not more than 3 months old as per the UAE embassy requirement.

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