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Marriage Certificate Attestation in Dubai

Marriage Certificate Attestation in Dubai

A marriage certificate is an official and legal document issued by the country's concerned authority, which signifies that two people have married each other.

Marriage certificates may be required when one's spouse needs a residence visa or an employment visa in a certain country.

Marriage Certificate Category

These are the three categories for documents attestation. The category depends on which authorities need to authenticate the certificates and the nature and characteristics of the certificates.

  • Educational Documents
  • Non-Educational/Personal Documents
  • Commercial Documents

Due to their purpose and nature, marriage certificates are under the personal documents or non-educational documents category.

Government Departments Involved in Marriage Certificate Attestation
  • The government authority which issued the marriage certificate
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of the issuing country
  • Embassy of the country of purpose, in the issuing country
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of the country, which required the attested certificates
Documents Required for Marriage Certificate Attestation
  • Original Marriage Certificate
  • Original National Identity Cards of both Partners
  • Original Passports of both Partners
  • Authority Letter Requesting Marriage Certificate Attestation
  • A copy of all the documents mentioned above

Process for Marriage Certificate Attestation

Step # 1

The government or department which issued the marriage certificate needs to be contacted.

Step # 2

After the first authentication process, the document is sent to the issuing country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). Authorities verify the attestation done by the state-level authority that attested the certificate.

Step # 3

The certificate is then forwarded to the Embassy of the country requesting the attestation in the issuing country.

Step # 4

After the local attestation process, the certificate is sent to the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs that requested the attestation. After the stamping, the attestation process is completed.

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