The UAE holds a string of opportunities for ambitious individuals from across the world. Business growth, trade, employment, &academics all attract students and working individuals, compelling them to move to the Emirates. This includes a great chunk of people born and raised in the UK who wish to explore better opportunities in the land of sun and sand.
However, moving from the UK to the UAE requires you to apostille your birth certificate. Whether you’re having a destination wedding in Dubai, permanently moving to Sharjah, attending college in Abu Dhabi, or acquiring dual citizenship in the UAE, there’s no going around it. In fact, official documentation is required for all sorts of major and minor processes, be it immigration, job application, college admissions, or business investments.
Why Is It Important to Have An Apostille Birth Certificate?
As we just discussed above, “apostille” and “legalization” are terms used to describe processes that serve the same purpose. But, why do you need to apostille your birth certificate in the first place?
Well, because an apostille birth certificate (or legalized birth certificate) certifies that the document is valid. The only way to go about this is by having it attested in a way that’srecognized in the UAE when you move there.
UAE Legalization of a Birth Certificate
At Benchmark Attestation Services, we help individuals legalize their UK birth certificate for use in the UAE. This helps them get the permit they need for work, business, academic, and personal issues. It also fulfills a legal requirement.
The UAE requires the birth certificates that have been issued in the UK first to be attested before they can be used. The two-step process requires a UK Apostille Stamp followed by a consular attestation of a UAE Apostille Stamp.
Our team makes the process of legalizing UK birth certificates a lot easier for clients by expediting the procedures. We collect the relevant documents required and do the liaising between the UAE and the UK. Once their UK birth certificates have been authenticated, we safely return the documents to our clients.
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Apostille birth certificate UK
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK (FCO) has been replaced by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO).
You can get certain official UK documents Apsoitlled by requesting the FCDO Office to verify that the signature, stamp, or seal on the certificate is from UK government officials.
Apostille birth certificate UK process is carried by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office as they will verify the document, including whether the signature, stamp, or seal is authentic. Then, they’ll Apostille the form by attaching a stamped official certificate (an ‘Apostille’) to it. The Apostille Certificate is typically requested by foreign authorities and local bodies so that the credentials are acceptable for official purposes outside of the UK. All the replacement Apostille birth certificates issued by FCDO are completely guaranteed certified copies suitable for all official purposes. Some reasons behind acquiring a certification include applying for a marriage certificate, applying for an academic course, applying for a passport.