Qatar certificate attestation and equivalency

Equivalency certificate qatar is the process by which the Ministry of  Education and Higher Education in Qatar endorse the educational qualification and confirm the education to be equal to Qatar standard. It involves a few steps of certificate attestation at government departments in the country of origin of the document as well as in Qatar.

Candidates looking to secure an equivalency certificate must follow a stringent procedure to get the final attestation done on their degree to apply for Equivalency certificate. With the assistance of GloboPrime, rest assured our expert advise will help immensely along with a timely attestation of your documents for submission to Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR)

Why require equivalency certificate and how do I obtain one?

A candidate who has completed their studies from School/colleges and universities outside the Qatar must present a certificate of Equivalency for certain Job(s) CATEGORIES like doctors, Professors, banking staff etc and to enroll for higher studies in the Qatar.

Obtaining an equivalency certificate is a multi-step process and requires careful attention to details, getting a document attested demands expertise and a full understanding of the procedures involved.

GloboPrime, with its experience in handling attestation of certificates will provide you the attested documents in a timely manner to ensure your equivalency certificate application is lodged quickly.

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Equivalency certificate procedure in UAE

Prior to the submission of your documents for Equivalency & attestation, you should ensure having the original documents.

The targeted certificate for equivalency should include a detailed mark sheet or grade transcript of the end of the year. Any lacking information therein or any post-issuance manipulation will result in delay or rejection

The main steps involved in this procedure are:

 Documents required for a Qatar certificate equivalency

Note : Issuing of Certificate Equivalency is controlled fully by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Affairs Division.


Request for Educational Certificate Equivalency in Qatar

Citizens and expatriates wishing to obtain an equivalent certificate may submit a request to the Attestation and Equivalency Section at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE).

Such certificate is required by those wishing to join Qatari public schools or ones adopting standards of Qatari curricula only, and not in case of joining private schools or international ones in Qatar.

Attestation and Equivalency Section at MOEHE (Check Google Maps)

More Details about equivalency Information

targeted certificate for equivalency should include a detailed mark sheet or grade transcript of the end of the year. Any lacking information therein or any post issuance manipulation will result in delay or rejection

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.

Acceptance or rejection of documents is solely based on the 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.

Foreign educational documents must be attested from the Ministry of foreign affairs of UAE which is  the last step in the process. Ministry of foreign affairs UAE will demand a UAE Embassy stamp from the country of origin. Once the attestation process is completed the document must be submitted in the Ministry of education along with other sets of the document for approval.

Type of document and the country of document origin determines the process. Some countries allow copies to be attested.

Submission at Ministry of Education or MOHESR (Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research) can be done after certificate attestation is completed.


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Documents are to be attested as per specific requirements of Ministry of Education / MOHESR  authorities.

MOFA UAE is the final government authority who stamp a non-UAE certificates intended to be used in UAE. It is a mandated step for Equivalency certificate.

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