When you have to use a document that is not issued from United Arab Emirates in the region, then you will be asked in getting the document authenticated. Other countries call this process legalization. In the UAE, it is the attestation of documents. Authentication, attestation, or legalization is the official process the verifies the authenticity of signatures, stamps, and/or seals in documents.
Before starting the attestation process, there is a need to check with the department that will be using the document as they may have specific requirements. There are those that require the following: