Category: Attestation


How Is The UAE Coping With The COVID-19 Pandemic?

Across the globe, each country has been dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak in its own unique way. Not only has this epidemic shone a light on existing systems and their integrity, it has forced creative new solutions to be developed to handle this unprecedented situation. The UAE is no exception, as we look at how it has coped with Coronavirus...


Service Resumes at the FCO, But Service is Limited – Here’s How

As COVID-19 brought many governmental closures across the globe, paperwork process have also come to a halt. Due to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) UK Apostille service putting a pause on it’s Apostille service in March 2020 owing to staff shortages, there was much concern as to when things would return to normal. However, Vital Certificates is now one...


How do you obtain an Equivalency Certificate in the UAE?

An Equivalency Certificate is a document issued from the UAE Ministry of Education that is required by those who studied outside the UAE. Its purpose is to equate the degree obtained to the standard required by the UAE Authorities. You might require one to get a work permit if you’re working in a particular field. Learn how you can get an equivalency certificate here.


The Hidden Stress of the Eid Holidays

If you’re anything like us, you’ve already planned every moment of the upcoming Eid holidays in the UAE. And who can blame us, with the Public Sector official getting the whole week off it is likely the Private Sector will also enjoy an extended holiday.  With the weekends either side that’s a full nine days off work. Which makes this...

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Getting Married in the UAE

Getting married in the UAE can be a difficult process with the amount of paperwork involved. Birth certificates, blood tests, Embassy approvals and more are all needed before you can say ‘I do.’ Learn how the process works here.

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Problems having a document Attested?

There are many people who are unaware of attestation & it’s need until it is absolutely necessary and by then, they’re usually on a very tight deadline.  Find out what you need to know to get a document attested here!


Attestation for Recruiters

If you’re a recruiter you might screen hundreds, if not thousands, of resumes before you find the right candidate. But what happens when you realize your chosen candidate needs to get their documents attested? Find out more here.

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What is Attestation?

Legalisation (Or Attestation as it is more commonly known in the UAE) is the process of authenticating a document from one country to the required level so that the UAE government will be happy to accept that it is genuine. Want to know how the process works? Read on to find out!