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UAE authentication of documents  

UAE is a non-Hague participating country, which means we must follow certain legal steps and procedures according to UAE Embassy in Washington DC.

US Apostille provides expedited services to ease the authentication process for you.

Yes, sometimes it takes plenty of time to legalize documents issued by the United States officials in order to use them inside the UAE.

However, as one of the major companies across the U.S.A. when it comes to legalization and apostille attestations, our job is to make this process as fast as possible with tremendously competitive prices.

You can visit the order page to obtain the UAE embassy attestation for your documents.

It takes only 11 business days your documents will be completed. To Know more, visit the above link.

We wished to preserve your time and efforts to make things as fast as we can for you. You can absolutely do it yourself if you choose to.

We’ll give you a hand likewise in that one, pointing out for you in a detailed manner all the demanded information by the UAE embassy in Washington to obtain the authentication for your documents.

How to obtain document authentication to use it in the UAE?

According to the type of your document, conditions may differ marginally. However, all documents must be delivered to the US Department of State for authentication then you can have the certification from the UAE embassy.

At the beginning let’s talk about the State and local documents here are few examples:

  • Birth Certificates
  • Marriage Certificates
  • Death Certificates
  • Divorce Decrees
  • Probate Wills Judgments

all of these documents and also the document we haven’t mentioned, issued from a State or local office must:

  • Include the seal of the court or Department of State vita records.

Second, Federal documents issued from U.S. Federal agencies, here are few examples:

  • Animal/Plant Certifications (issued by U.S. Department of Agriculture, or USDA)
  • Animal Health certifications (issued by USDA)
  • FBI–Background check (issued by U.S. Department of Justice, or DoJ)
  • U.S. Federal Court Documents check (issued by DoJ)
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court check (issued by DoJ)
  • Immigration Certifications (issued by U.S. Department of Homeland Security)
  • Certificate of Foreign Governments (issued by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, or HHS)
  • Certificate of Pharmaceutical/Export (issued by HHS)
  • Trademark (Issued by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office)
  • Other documents issued by Environmental Protection Agency, Social Security Administration, or Office of Personnel Management

Requirements include:

  • a legible signature of the official’s name, printed name and title, and seal of the agency.
  • Must be on agency letterhead.

Third, all other personal and corporation documents such as the following:

  • Affidavits
  • Agreements
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Bylaws
  • Commercial Invoices
  • Copy of a U.S. Passport (identification page only)
  • Deeds of Assignment
  • Diplomas
  • Home Study
  • Income Verification
  • Powers-of-Attorney
  • Single Status
  • Transcripts
  • Other business documents

All of these documents must complete the following requirements:

  • Must be authorized by State Notary Public.
  • Certified by Court’s clerk.

After ensuring that your document is fit to the above requirement according to your document, now we can go to the second step which certifying the document from the Secretary of State.

Then, forward the document to the US Department of State.

Except for Federal documents, mustn’t be certified by the SOS. Go to the US Department of State directly.

Remember that we offer a review for your document for free just to assure your whether your document is eligible for to be authenticated by the UAE embassy or not.

Now you are Eligible to obtain the UAE Embassy authentication. all you need to know now are the authentication fees:

UAE Embassy legalization fees 

Type of document


Personal and Educational documents

$40.84 per document

Corporate documents

$544.59 per document

You can deliver your document(s) by hand or send by mail.

Payment Method:

  • Mail: A check or money order payable to Embassy of the United Arab Emirates.
  • In-person: by Credit card or Visa.
UAE authentication of documents