Attestation from Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) UAE is mandatory in varouis procedures such as for family visa, parents visa, husband/Spouse Visa, employment visa, certificate attestations and other such documents. MOFA attestation UAE is a necessary step and anybody want to authenticate his document need to visit himself the office of MOFA with valid request letter from his sponsor.
The attestation procedure is lengthy and stressful so many of expats hire agents who charge some fee but really convenient in many cases.
MOFA building is located in Bur Dubai Just near the embassies of Pakistan and India, attestation become easy if all documents were neat and clear with legitimate proof. If MOFA officers were not satisfied with document they have right to reject again and again.
Some of the Document that Attested by MOFA:
Universty Degree/Diplomas/Educational Certificate
Special power of attorney & General Power attorney (Non Commercial)
Special And General Commercial Agency
And other Documents that required MOFA attestation.
MOFA Stamp seal confirms higher degree of Authenticity of Documents and can be submitted to any other government org without any other proof or hesitation. The stamp paper is yellowish in color with stamp:
MOFA Authentication steps (Inside the UAE):
Pick up a number from the Q-system machine.
Get you ticket number from Electronic Ticket Machine
On your turn Submit all the documents.
The officer check the document and its type.
Officer will tell the fee for each document.
Submit the fee by cash / E-Dirham / Credit Card.
Officer will enter the details in system and deliver the attested document to Customer.
MOFA Dubai Address Location and Contact:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs is located opposite to Ansar Gallery and Palace of His Highness Sheikh Ahmad the Emir of Qatar on Khalid bin Waleed Road Bur Dubai.
From 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sunday to Thursday
Closed on Saturday and Friday
MOFA Bur Dubai – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
+971 4 404 0000