All documents (including academic qualifications) presented to the UAE Embassy’s Consulate Section for Legalization must first be certified by the relevant local authority.
Please note of the following:
- The Embassy will not be able to legalize foreign documents.
- All submitted documents have to be attested separately.
- Documents issued by ACRA must be separated and charge separately.
Documents from the UAE will need to be endorsed by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs before legalization by the UAE Embassy in Singapore. Authentication
Marriage Certificates, Birth Certificates, Contracts, Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates (In General), Power of Attorney, Trading and Distribution Agency, Financial Statements, Finger Prints, Police Clearance, Incorporating Certificates, Resolution of Board of Directors, have to be first notarized and then authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Singapore.
Commercial Invoices, Certificates of Origin, Certificates of Analysis, Health and food Inspection Certificates, Shipping Certificate, Packing list, Customs Declaration, Agricultural, Pharmaceuticals and Food Products are to be certified by any of the Chambers of Commerce in Singapore. Any of these types of documents must be authenticated by UAE Embassy in Singapore to be valid for use in UAE.
Documents and certificates issued by government of local organizations in Singapore must be authenticated by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore before submission to the UAE Embassy.
· Any certificate or document issued by a foreign country must be authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the issuing country.
· The Embassy is has introduced a new system to make transactions more convenient facilitating the collection of consulate service fees.
The new Electronic Payment System is known as e-Dirham. The payment for all the consulate services will be made by Visa or Master cards only.
Documents and certificates Issued by Non-Government organizations.
Before coming to UAE Embassy, the above mentioned documents must be attested by the following authorities in Singapore:
1. Notary Public (Any Lawyer Agencies in Singapore)
2. Singapore Academy of Law
3. Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Singapore Commercial Invoices
Commercial Invoice must contain complete description of the goods with their marks, number and type of packaging, gross and net weights, quantities and values. Final destination and ultimate consignee must be shown. Commercial invoices should be certified by any of the accredited Chambers of Commerce in Singapore before coming to the Embassy.
The authentication fees for Commercial Invoices vary based on the total value of the invoice. Kindly email the consulate department.
Police Clearance Certificate from the UAE
1. Obtaining a Police Clearance/Good Conduct Certificate from the UAE requires the applicant to produce fingerprints attested by the relevant local authority.
2. Authentication fees, kindly contact the consulate department.
3. Applicants will receive a form to be lodged at the Embassy along with:
a. Two personal passport size photographs
b. Photocopy of the passport bearing the residence permit
c. Photocopy of the current passport if different
d. Authentication fees
4. The application will be forwarded to the relevant authority in UAE. The certificate will be issued and sent to the Embassy for legalization, after which it will be ready for collection.
For further information, kindly email the consulate department.
Working Hours for consulate department:
Submission time for all documents
Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Collection time on the same working day:
Monday to Friday 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm