UAE Embassy documents authentication services

On February 1st 2023, the United Arab Emirates made essential changes to the legalization of all company documents. These changes affected the price and time of processing.

Legal company documents certification is no longer required to obtain the authentication from the U.S. Department of State.

Commercial Documents will have no added fee based on the value of the invoice.

The US Arab Chamber of Commerce (USACC) designated this website to explain, and facilitate the process of obtaining consular services from UAE embassy in Washington DC, using MOFA attestation and MOFA Legalization service provided by MOFA attestation service in UAE.


A. Legal company documents certification using UAE Mofa Attestation service

Examples: Agreements, Contracts, ..etc.

Articles of Incorporation, Certificate of Good Standing, Agreements, Contracts, Certificate of Status, Certificate of Formation, Certificate of Free Sale
Our Processing

Documents must be signed and notarized.

The chamber will do the following:

  1. Certify the document from the court and secretary state of Maryland.
  2. Send the document to the embassy of UAE to be legalized.
  3. Affix the stamp of the US Arab Chamber of Commerce.
  4. Return the document to the customer.

The total fee is $707 Per document. Processing time is 7 business days.

Service Fee
Service fee $50
Maryland notary, court and state fees $15
Embassy of UAE fee $607
U.S. Arab chamber stamp fee $35
Total Fees $707 Per document

B. Federal issued documents certification using UAE Mofa Attestation service

Examples: FDA documents, USDA documents ..etc.

Our Processing

 

The chamber will do the following:

  1. Certify the document from the court and secretary state of Maryland.
  2. Send the document to the embassy of UAE to be legalized.
  3. Affix the stamp of the US Arab Chamber of Commerce.
  4. Return the document to the customer.

The total fee is $707 Per document. Processing time is 7 business days.

Service Fee
Service fee $50
Maryland notary, court and state fees $15
Embassy of UAE fee $607
U.S. Arab chamber stamp fee $35
Total Fees $707 Per document

C. Commercial Documents : Commercial Invoice CI and Certificate of Origin CO to be used for shipping using UAE Mofa Attestation service

Examples: Invoices, Certificates of Origin, & Packing Lists

 

Our Processing

Documents must be signed and notarized.

The chamber will do the following:

  1. Affix the stamp of the Chamber of commerce fee.
  2. Send the document to the embassy of UAE to be legalized.
  3. Return the document to the customer.

The total fee is $260 Per document. Processing time is 6 business days.

Service Fee
Service fee $100
Chamber of commerce fee $70
Embassy of UAE for Commercial Invoice $45
Embassy of UAE for Certificate Of Origin $45
Total Fees $260 Per document

D. Personal documents certification using UAE Mofa Attestation service

All personal documents must be certified by the respective Secretary of State. This certification is required to have an attached page which contains the great seal of the Secretary of the State.
Examples: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Single Status, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate, etc...

Our Processing

The chamber will do the following:

  1. Send the document to the US department of State for authentication.
  2. Send the document to the embassy of UAE to be legalized.
  3. Return the document to the customer.

The total fee is $115 Per document. Processing time is 25 business days.

Service Fee
Service fee $50
U.S. Department of State fee $20
Embassy of UAE fee $45
Total Fees $115 Per document