How do I attest commercial documents in the UAE for use in Saudi Arabia

How do I attest commercial documents in the UAE for use in Saudi?

How do I attest commercial documents in the UAE for use in Saudi?

The process for commercial document attestation in the UAE for use in Saudi will vary depending on the commercial document’s country of issue, the type of commercial document and the year of document issue.

To complete the attestation process, the Saudi Embassy in the UAE require the following documentation:

  • Original commercial document
  • Passport copy and visa copy of the signing authority
  • Company covering letter on letter head to the Saudi Consulate General stating the purpose for authentication and contact information of the applicant
  • Registration details of all companies mentioned

The process for attestation can be complex and will require attestation by several different government departments. Key stages of the attestation process include:

  1. Notary Attestation
  2. Chamber of Commerce Attestation
  3. The MEA or Ministry of External Affairs (attest and stamp the Commercial Document)
  4. The Commercial Document will then be attested by the Saudi Consulate or Royal Embassy in the UAE

What are the fees and timeframes for Saudi embassy attestation?

The fee and timeframe for attestation will be dependent on the type of commercial document. The Saudi embassy charges a fixed fee for each commercial document, the exact rate will be shared once the document has been reviewed and the scope of service has been outlined. The timeframe for attestation is typically between 15 and 30 days.

How can PRO Partner Group Assist?

Using a professional attestation service from the UAE can reduce the stress of ensuring that all the requirements are met for Saudi attestation and reduces the risk of costly delays or errors. PRO Partner Group can assist in offering a door-to-door attestation service for legalisation of your commercial documents through our network of trusted partners.

For further information or assistance with your document attestation within the UAE for use in Saudi, or any other related government liaison matter in the UAE, click here or call us on +971 (0)4 456 1761 in Dubai or +971 (0) 2 448 5120 in Abu Dhabi.

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