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Certificate Attestation For UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain

Is HRD required for UAE, Qatar, Oman Certificate attestation?


Please note that due to some changes in rules by MEA (Ministry of External Affairs) New Delhi, its not possible now to attest educational certificates from UAE, Qatar, Saudi, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain Consulates without getting attested from HRD of respective states and MEA New Delhi.

The process of Certificate attestation is almost same as UAE certificate attestation. So, depending on which certificate is to be attested, time you need for the attestation to be done can differ.

How much time is needed for Certificate Attestation by UAE Embassy?

If your certificate is already attested by HRD & MEA, then the process becomes simple and may take 3-4 days time. In case your certificate is not attested by HRD & MEA, it may take more time because the document has to be attested by MEA in New Delhi before being attested by GCC Consulate.

What is the Cost/ Price in INR for Certificate Attestation by UAE Embassy?

If you do the process yourself the cost incurred may be to the tune of INR 4000- 4500 depending on the document and prior attestations done. However this is an approximate cost and may differ depending on the USD – INR conversion rates during the time of attestation. The attestation done through us will cost you between Rs.5000 – 6000 depending upon the case study.

How much time it takes after the HRD attestation?

Normal time required can be between 4-6 working days and may differ depending on the document and the attestation process. However, HRD attestation can be done holder of certificate himself in the respective states of Government Administrative Department (GAD)

How to check the authenticity of Certificate Attested by UAE Embassy?

There is no known online method for checking the authenticity of the attestation done for certificate by UAE & GCC Consulate. The one method is that you can refer the attested certificate to GCC Consulates for confirming the authenticity of attestation.

Have there been problems due to fake Certificate 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, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain & Saudi Government on finding out this. It is also reported that they lost their job opportunities due to this incident and had to find new jobs back home. Therefore it is advisable to get attestation of documents done by an authorized agency only.

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Note : These Guidelines have been given over here in the Public Interest and job seekers intend to emigrate to Gulf Countries as per the present guidelines & procedures given by the respective GCC Consulates/Missions here in India for attestation of documents. Therefore contents of the material will be similar to that of many authorized agencies, have put on their respective websites. These are the guidelines and should not be treated as ”copy right violation”.