How to attest Certificate from UAE Embassy / Consulate in India?
This is a very common question arising in minds of all those who are thinking of taking up some job offers in UAE. There can be various answers to this question depending on what document is to be attested, what are prior attestations done for the document and how much time you need the attestation to be done.
How much time is required for Certificate attestation by UAE Consulate?
If your certificate is already attested by HRD, then the process is a bit simpler and may take 3-4 days time. However if your certificate is not attested by HRD, it may take a bit more because the document has to be attested by MEA in New Delhi before being attested by UAE Consulate.
What is the cost in INR for certificate attestation by UAE Consulate?
If you do the process yourself the cost incurred may be to the tune of INR 5000 – 5250 depending on the document and prior attestations done. However this is an approximate number and may differ depending on the USD – INR conversion rates during the time of attestation.
How to check the authenticity of certificate attested by UAE Consulate?
There is no known online method for checking the authenticity of the attestation done for certificate by UAE Consulate. So the only method is that you can refer the attested certificate to UAE Consulate for confirming the authenticity of attestation.
Have there been problems due to fake attestations done by unauthorized agents?
Yes there have been reported cases wherein some professionals got their certificates attested by unauthorized agents from India and their visa applications were rejected by UAE Government on finding out this anomaly. It is also reported that they lost their job opportunities due to this incident and had to find new jobs back home.
Is there any list of authorized agents for certificate attestation for UAE?
No, there is no list published by UAE Consulate. But you can always check the credentials of agency and whether they are also authorized recruitment agents as approved by Govt. of India – Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs. If you are approaching such agencies the chances of fraudulent practices are less.
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