Marriage Certificate Attestation

Marriage certificate stands as the official proof that a marriage has taken place. Attested marriage certificate holds an important value when a couple moves abroad. In countries like UAE, an attested marriage certificate is required for a couple to live together. Marriage certificate attestation is the method of legalizing a marriage certificate for use in a foreign country.

Attested marriage certificates will be the first thing you will need while applying for a spousal visa to a foreign country. In GCC countries, an attested marriage certificate is required for admitting your wife for delivery. Living with a member of the opposite sex can also get you into legal troubles if you don’t have attested marriage certificate.

The procedures and documents required for marriage certificate attestation depend on your home country or the country you got married. In most countries, Original marriage certificate and a copy of passport are required for attesting marriage certificate. The common procedure for attestation is to get attestation from the concerned authorities from your country, Embassy of the country you are planning to go, and finally, from the Ministry of Foreign affairs or concerned department from the country you are planning to go.

Attesting marriage certificate for Saudi Arabia

Marriage certificate attestation is required if you want to obtain a residency visa for your spouse.

Procedures for attesting marriage certificate for Saudi Arabia

The common procedure for attesting marriage certificate for Saudi Arabia is as follows:

  1. Attestation from the state concerned authority.
  2. Attestation from Ministry of Foreign Affairs in your country.
  3. Attestation from Saudi Embassy.

Attesting marriage certificate for UAE

The procedure for attesting marriage certificate for UAE is as follows:

  1. Attestation from the home department of the country where the marriage took place.
  2. Attestation from Foreign ministry.
  3. Attestation from UAE embassy in your country.
  4. Attestation from MoFA UAE.

Attesting marriage certificate for Oman

The procedure for attesting marriage certificate for Oman is as follows:

  1. Attestation from home department
  2. Attestation from Foreign ministry.
  3. Attestation from Qatar embassy.

Attesting marriage certificate for Kuwait

The procedure for attesting marriage certificate for Kuwait is as follows:

  1. Attestation from home department
  2. Attestation from Foreign ministry.
  3. Attestation from Kuwait embassy.

Attesting marriage certificate for Bahrain

The procedure for attesting marriage certificate for Bahrain is as follows:

  1. Attestation from home department
  2. Attestation from Foreign ministry.
  3. Attestation from Bahrain embassy.

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