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Document Attestation: Hassle-Free Attestation for Your Spain Issued Documents

Document Attestation

First of all, attestation is the act of witnessing the signing of a formal document and then also signing it to verify that it was properly signed by those bound by its contents. To be more precise, attestation is a legal acknowledgement of the authenticity of your document and a verification in which the legal processes are followed.

How can I attest Spanish Documents For The UAE?

Well, if you are a person looking forward to attest your Spanish Documents for the UAE, be cool and have a ride with us. What we are going to see today is nothing but hussle free attestation of your Spain issued documents. So before entering into the details of attestation you need to understand the fact that before you can use your Spanish documents in UAE, you will need to have them attested.

What are the documents required to be attested?

To answer this question let us know the fact once again that any documents issued from Spain if you want to use legally in UAE, you will surely need to have them attested. Whether it is a degree qualification, a birth, marriage or death certificate, or any other Spanish personal or company document, please do handle it we will give a hussle free attestation for you.


Attesting a Spanish document can be complicated, if you are an individual waiting to attest your Spanish documents, don’t be worried we are there to help you out. But as we said it is a bit complicated process. The process will be different depending on the type of document and to whom you are presenting it to. Often there will be a requirement of translating the document itself to English or Arabic. There is a usual process through which the document needs to go through. But you need to once again be reminded of the fact that the process will vary based on what you need to attest.

Certification and Notarization:

Majority of the documents begin by the need of being notarized and certified. During this stage of the process a notary public will check whether the document is legitimate and then sign and stamp it accordingly. This come probably as the first process.

Need of Translation:

If your document is written completely in Spanish, it will need to be translated into English. Then the English translation will be processed rather than the original Spanish document or certificate. If your certificates for qualifications, and birth, marriage or death are already in English, you will be exempted from this step of processing.

Apostille Legalization in Spain:

If you are planning to present your documents in the UAE embassy in Madrid, it needs to be legalized with a legalisation stamp. In Spain it will be applied by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation. But in some cases, instead of an apostille, there is chance for your documents to be processed with the signature of a national or regional court official, or be certified by the chamber of commerce.

The Attestation by UAE Embassy:

The last step in Spain is to get the documents stamped (it is known as attested) by the UAE embassy in Madrid. During this stage of the process an official UAE government sticker seal is applied to your document. This will be a confirmation to the authorities in UAE that all the required legalisation steps for the documents in Spain has have been completed.

MOFA Attestation in UAE:

After your documents reach UAE, it requires still further attestation stamp by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the UAE. This is to validate that your documents have been processed correctly in Spain.

Translation from English into Arabic:

In some instances, your already translated documents into English, again need to be translated into Arabic. This is not happening in all cases but it is based on the circumstances and the types of certificates.


If you are an individual who is all set to attest your Spain issued documents, as we discussed, it is a time consuming and little bit complicated process. But don’t be worried about any of these matters, for, we are there with you for any helps regarding this. So if you wish to clear any clarifications regarding this you may feel free to reach out to us in FIMKIN.

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